Brain fog, fatigue, chest pain, gut issues (both mild and severe), pneumonia, long term change in taste: these are all symptoms of Long COVID and it appears that every person is different. In a Facebook Group of 60,000 people no 2 people are presenting with the same...read more
Dawn Phenomenon and the Somogyi Effect The dawn phenomenon and the Somogyi effect cause high blood sugar levels, especially in the morning before breakfast, in people who have diabetes. Dawn phenomenon The dawn phenomenon is a normal rise in blood sugar as a person's...read more
NIGHT WAKING: So many of my clients complain of waking between 3am-5am and find themselves wide awake and struggling to fall asleep again, this causes long term disturbance to sleep patterns (and leads to issues with appetite and weight, mood and immune strength). I...read more
By taking control Ali has transformed how she feels. She is more energised, more positive and calmer. By giving herself permission and time to look after herself, Ali now sleeps better, makes more positive food choices and has more confidence.read more
All this hype about immunity and boosting our immune system at this time of year! So often we are told that 70% of our immune system is in our gut but what does all this really mean …read more
New research revealed – Covid-19 could be causing diabetes.read more
Most people know that Vitamin D affects your bones but did you know that it can also affect your menstrual cycle, your glucose metabolism, your response to stress and so much more.read more
What can we do to love ourselves?
Tip 1 – Do something that makes your heart sing.
What makes your heart sing?
We are so often busy being busy that we …
Bringing together the information from my lives on Facebook over the last week.read more
As a previous Diabetic nurse I was very interested in what Professor Taylor had to say. It’s really interesting and works on similar principles to the naturopathic ideas that I have been taught. I hope he can get more people in the NHS to follow his lead.read more
Earlier in the month I shared an article in the Times “How to avoid hangovers, colds and tiredness in party season”. It was a subscription article so I said I would write my version of it for you.
Anna Maxted said in the article that you can make it through without getting exhausted and ill.
So here is my take on staying well over the next couple of weeks.read more
It gives you better access to solutions, makes you more intuitive and creative.
Why? Because you access more areas of your brain.read more
One of my clients recently posted saying that she had skipped breakfast because she wasn't hungry. When you skip breakfast your body relies on cortisol (the stress hormone) to access sugar from storage for energy. If you are already stressed this just adds to it. I...read more
When I started working with Green Farm one of the things we discussed was including enough protein in the meals, particularly in vegetarian and vegan meals. Many people are opting for plant based diets these days and as a nutritional therapist Help Me Healthy is...read more
What is it that is causing this epidemic that is leading to masses of people getting Type 2 Diabetes?
Is it fat or is it sugar? Or is it just the way we eat?read more
So why is protein so important? Most people eat enough protein to prevent deficiency but some individuals would do better to have a much higher protein intake such as in pregnancy, states of ill health (other than kidney disease) or those recovering from injury. When...read more
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