Tips for Helping your Body Adjust to the Cold Weather

By |2018-11-05T09:04:02+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , |

Autumn is truly here with winter just around the corner. It certainly takes an adjustment to get used to the shorter days and colder temperatures. There’s good and bad that comes with this change. It’s a time to get excited for cooking up broths, stews, turmeric lattes, hot chocolates and sticking on cozy sweaters and […]

Brain Fuel – Eating for Focus and Overall Mental Health

By |2018-10-23T06:24:56+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , |

Mental health disorders are complex and can take many forms. Today there are around 50 million people worldwide living with dementia, two thirds of which have Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to almost double every 20 years, reaching 75 million in 2030 and 131.5 million in 2050 (source

The Importance of Nutrition in Sports

By |2018-10-02T06:54:20+00:00September 30th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , |

Athletes and professional coaches are more aware than ever before of the importance of nutrition in sport. While there is an array of factors that contribute to an athletes overall performance in their chosen sport, food is a critical piece to the puzzle, providing the energy needed. The approach to nutrition in sports is different […]

Nutritional Therapy Student Clinic: Could you Benefit?

By |2018-09-17T06:59:22+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , |

We’re delighted to announce that our nutritional therapy student clinic reopens September 20th. But what exactly happens during a consult and do you even need one? This blog post aims to provide you with some guidance. If you’d like to book an appointment, you can fill out the student clinic form here.

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Tips to live a healthier life: Healthy Habits & Apps

By |2018-09-02T12:06:16+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , |

Everyone is connected to technology. We all have phones, computers, iPads, Alexa etc. WiFi is hot commodity and we’re online 24/7. While a topic for a different day, this post focuses on taking advantage of this connectivity for your health and wellness. Looking at some simple tips to live a healthier life, this […]

What are Healthy Fats and Sneaky Myth Busting

By |2018-08-30T14:22:51+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , |

Fat has had a rough time in recent years. Ever since Ancel Keys and his famous Seven Countries Study, we’ve ran away from fat. But over the last few years, this has started to change as diets like ‘keto’ and ‘low carb’ have gained popularity. However, the message is still blurred. Both sides […]

What Should You Eat To Heal a Leaky Gut?

By |2018-08-09T11:24:44+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , |

Is your gut leaky? It may sound dramatic but it’s really not. It’s also not that uncommon. While it can start from an unknown intolerance (e.g. gluten), leaky gut can also occur from stress, exercise, travel and more. In fact, more and more people are struggling with leaky gut and either don’t even […]

Five Benefits of Mindfulness and How to Get Started

By |2018-08-10T18:35:00+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , |

When you’re constantly on the go, it can be hard to really see a benefit of sitting still. Time is a precious commodity and we’ve got plenty of things to fill it with. Why would you want to waste the opportunity? While it can seem counterproductive, the benefits are undeniable. While we all have 24 […]

Energy Dips: Is one of these 6 reasons to blame? 

By |2018-07-01T17:05:27+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , |

Do you remember back to school when you learnt that energy cannot be created or destroyed, only changed into different forms? (Newton’s Law). It’s fundamental to life and specifically to our daily energy. We get energy from the sun via the food that we eat. We convert this energy for use in our body […]

Going plant based: 5 Plant Based Protein Benefits

By |2018-07-01T17:15:16+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , |

No matter your overall dietary preference, We could all do with more plant based food in our diet. And while plant-based food is set to become the hottest trend of 2018, we’re recommending it for health and not fad reasons. Luckily, you can find inspiration pretty much anywhere now. Instagram is a hot […]