Many of us have plans to get away over the next couple of months, whether at home or away. But for those with sensitive digestion, being out of a regular routine while on holidays can cause digestive havoc. Read on for some tips on relaxing the routine while away without wreaking havoc on digestion.
The number of people avoiding gluten and wheat has hugely increased in recent years, with 1 in 5 of us now regularly buying gluten free products. As demand rises, so does the availability of all sorts of gluten free products, from bread to jellies and everything in between. But is it really better to avoid wheat and gluten or is this just a passing fad? [Read more…]
Oestrogens are a family of hormones which include Estrone (E1), Oestradiol (E2), and Estriol (E3). There are also oestrogen metabolites which are primarily metabolized in the liver and excreted from the body through the digestive and urinary tracts. This topic can get quite complex and a real case in point as to the importance of personalised nutrition and supplement advice. The DUTCH test (which we offer in clinic) gives us exactly this information. However, if you want the basics of healthy oestrogen metabolism read on….
It’s completely understandable that climate change might take a back seat at the moment. Or that we might wonder if small steps we make with our food choices really make a difference. However, with more than 25% of total global emissions arising from the food system, small changes that all of us make that really do matter. And the good news is that switching to a more friendly climatarian diet is also like to improve our health and save us money. Watch Heather share more ideas on Virgin Media Weekend Am.
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (also known as autoimmune thyroiditis) is an autoimmune inflammatory condition where the body produces antibodies that attack its own thyroid gland. It can often be associated with the presence of other autoimmune diseases like coealic for example. Read on to see how Vitamin D may be a key player in it’s management.