Nutrition

Long Live Seaweed

Long Live Seaweed

We caught up with Chris James of Chris James Mind Body to learn all about the health benefits of seaweed and why iodine is much more important for our health than we thought. Slimy, slippery seaweed has been heralded as the new, must-have superfood. Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae. […]

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

From the Expert: Heal Yourself with Bee Propolis

We caught up with Sarah Orecchia, founder of Unbeelievable Health & Erin McCann, Nutritional Therapist to talk ‘bees’! Unbeelievable Health are passionate about our stripy friends, actively supporting bee causes in a number of ways. Helping to create demand for sustainably and ethically sourced bee products, encourages more people to […]

Why It’s Okay To Be ‘Healthyish’?

Why It’s Okay To Be ‘Healthyish’?

‘Healthyish’ is the kind of lifestyle which cuts you a little slack. It’s not about beating yourself up when you get home from work, and you’re too tired for that home workout you were supposed to do. It’s about having a side of fries with your salad at lunchtime or […]

The Best Ways To Feel Less Bloated

The Best Ways To Feel Less Bloated

If you regularly suffer from a bloated belly, there could be several factors as to why your stomach is behaving in such a way. Your bloated stomach could be aggravated by foods, carbonated drink, alcohol or lack of movement, to name just a few possibilities. If you want to reduce […]

Are Adaptogens The Natural Solution To Stress?

Are Adaptogens The Natural Solution To Stress?

Adaptogens are nature’s little miracles. They are healing herbs that work with a person’s body to help them adapt to issues they are having, most notably stress. They support adrenal function (the adrenal gland is where the stress hormone, cortisol, is created) so they counteract the feeling of pressure. They […]

6 Reasons To Eat A Vegan Diet

6 Reasons To Eat A Vegan Diet

Maintaining a vegan diet is not just about concern for animal welfare, although abstaining from the exploitation of animals in the food, beauty and fashion industry plays a big part for some people. You can accomplish so much more, for yourself, as well as doing your part to make the […]

What Are The Benefits Of A Balanced Breakfast?

What Are The Benefits Of A Balanced Breakfast?

There are several types of morning people. There are the early risers, who leave themselves with plenty of time for a nutritious breakfast, those who run out the door with a coffee and something to eat in their hands and then there are those who do not eat breakfast at […]

The Surprising Health Benefits of Mushrooms

The Surprising Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been used for centuries for both their medicinal purposes and their unique earthy taste in cooking. They have been a part of a very long tradition of medicine within the Asian community, with over 200 types of species often being used. However, their use dates back as far […]

My 14 Day ‘Detox & Restore’ Diary

My 14 Day ‘Detox & Restore’ Diary

GP Nutrition was created to support people who are too busy to see a nutritionist, too busy to ensure they are getting all the nutrients they need for the day and for people who have an active lifestyle, something that is very common today. The brand was created by nutritional […]

What is Oil Pulling?

What is Oil Pulling?

Since we are old enough to hold a toothbrush, we are made aware of the importance of brushing our teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. However, if we go back some 3000 years, there was an alternative method to keeping your breath fresh and your teeth pearly white and this […]

Cooking with Kale is Still on Trend

Cooking with Kale is Still on Trend

If you have never heard of kale before,  did you even enter a food shop in 2016? Whether we wanted to know about it or not, kale was thrust onto our social media feeds and on the counter of every juice bar up and down the country throughout the year […]

Top Superfoods For 2017

Top Superfoods For 2017

Move over Kale, 2016 was your year but it’s time for the new superstars of 2017 to have their time in the spotlight, and there are a few strong contenders! It’s no shock that if you are looking to consume your recommended day of nutrients, then superfoods are where you […]

How To Kick Your Sugar Habit

How To Kick Your Sugar Habit

Every once in a while, you may find yourself craving for the taste of sugar. Whether you’re inclined to sugar in your tea or coffee, chocolate, a fizzy drink or sweets, sugar is sugar and can in the long run, unfortunately, be very unhealthy for us. Gone are the days […]

How Can Probiotics Improve Your Health?

How Can Probiotics Improve Your Health?

Probiotics are well known to be vital for maintaining a healthy digestive system. They’re readily available and present in foods including yoghurt, fermented vegetables, sauerkraut and kefir (a milk-like drink). If that list of foods doesn’t get your tastes buds tingling, then probiotics supplements are readily available too, So, what are […]

What Are The 4 Pillars of Winter Health?

What Are The 4 Pillars of Winter Health?

We all know when winter is on its way, but how many of us do something to protect our health before the onslaught of rain and frost actually reaches us? With fast paced lifestyles dominating, it’s usually too late to protect our immune systems and the common cold becomes prevalent […]

The True Benefits Of Herbal Tea

The True Benefits Of Herbal Tea

For thousands of years we have used herbal teas for more than just a drink, it’s comforting, healing, helps us drift off to sleep and has become a staple in a good catch up with friends or when reading a book! There are two types of tea available, those known […]

Healthy Recipes To Feel Clean & Lean

Healthy Recipes To Feel Clean & Lean

Ten years ago, James Duigan made it his mission to change people’s lives. Bodyism began in 2006, in a small room at the bottom of a mews house in South Kensington. Since then, they have grown to become a global wellness and lifestyle company. The reason Bodyism has grown at […]

5 Key Nutrients You’re Probably Missing

5 Key Nutrients You’re Probably Missing

Our bodies need some essential minerals and vitamins, usually in small amounts of each, to function properly. They aid everything from normal organ behaviour, bone development, fighting off infections, keeping our skin, hair and nails looking and feeling healthy as well as many other roles. There are many vital nutrients […]

Is This The Natural Alternative To The Flu Jab?

Is This The Natural Alternative To The Flu Jab?

With the days about to get shorter and much colder, there is no denying that winter is just around the corner.  With winter, unfortunately, comes the onslaught of cold, coughs and sniffling noses – not very attractive! With winter also comes flu jab season, so many advertising campaigns from doctors […]

Marvellous Matcha Recipes

Marvellous Matcha Recipes

We all know what matcha is by now,  it’s been enjoying it’s time in the spotlight and looks like it is here to stay to kerb your caffeine cravings. We’re not complaining.  Not complacent with just being a special form of green tea, matcha has been used to create some […]