Tagged: food is the best medicine

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Sleep Easy on World Sleep Day with This Sleep Audit

World Sleep Day is an annual, global call to action on the importance of healthy sleep. The focus of WSD is to raise awareness of the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep. World Sleep Day 2019 will incorporate the slogan ‘Healthy Sleep, Healthy Ageing’ which...

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5 reasons to go organic this autumn

As we head into autumn and the nights draw in and the days become shorter, we intuitively begin to follow our natural craving for warming, grounding foods like thick soups, heavier stews and root vegetables. There is nothing healthier and more restorative (or more delicious) than sourcing truly organic (preferably...

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Getting your folate fix the RIGHT way

The UK Government has decided that flour in the UK is to be fortified with folic acid after ministers were convinced by their health advisers that it would reduce the risk of babies developing spina bifida and other conditions that involve severe disability or death. Well, sadly this is NOT...

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Ditch the Beige and Eat a Rainbow

When health advocates encourage us ‘eat a rainbow’ and ‘ditch the beige’, they mean us to eat as wide a variety of colourful foods every day and avoid beige processed and engineered foods like bread, toast, pizza, sandwiches and cereals.  Why? Well, apart from the fact that processed foods are...

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The Top 5 Teas for Women’s Health

These top five herbal teas for women’s health are truly restorative on every level.  Here, in the UK we have a saying,” everything stops for tea!” and indeed, kicking back with a cup (china, of course) of quality loose leaf tea (no dusty teabags, please) is not only a national...