Nutrigenomics: Are you curious?

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I’ve recently completed a 10 week Nutrigenomics Practitioner training programme with Lifecode Gx, one of the leading suppliers of genomic reports, and I’m proud to say that I am now a certified provider of their tests.   What is Nutrigenomics? Nutrigenomics is the practice of using nutritional and lifestyle strategies tailored to an individual’s unique Continue reading »

The Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Every week it seems that a new piece of research shows the importance of Vitamin D and how a lack of it causes health conditions and diseases. So, what is the Importance of Vitamin D in the body? Unlike other vitamins, your body makes its own Vitamin D as a result of the exposure of Continue reading »

Balancing Hormones

Balancing hormones Hormone levels can become disrupted by increased stress, the contraceptive pill, weight gain, some drugs and exposure to xenoestrogens (chemicals found in our food and environment which have an oestrogenic effect on the body and may disrupt hormone balance). Control exposure to external oestrogens Xenoestrogens are found in plastics, plastic bottles, non-organic cotton Continue reading »

Natural Approach For Common Pregnancy Health Issues

This article explores how nutrition can support various health issues around pregnancy Morning sickness Very few pregnant women escape what is called morning sickness – a misleading name as the waves of nausea, and for some actual sickness, can occur throughout the day. It is thought that morning sickness may be caused by an increase Continue reading »

Nutrition & Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and nutrition

“Breast is best” as the saying goes, but it’s only as good as the raw materials used to make it. The following article should give you all the information you need to ensure that you give your baby the best possible start in life, by giving him/her the most nourishing milk. Breast milk contains all Continue reading »