Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

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 and what can we truly do to keep ourselves as well as possible? Bacteria live on the...
Courgette and lemon salad with dukkah

Courgette and lemon salad with dukkah

Can be eaten as a starter or a side dish. Serves 4-6 3 large, 6 small or 12 baby courgettes (zucchini) A few sprigs of fresh basil or mint One lemon, one slice and juice of half. a large knob of butter 2 tbs olive oil Dukkah – see separate recipe Top and tail...
Diabetes and Covid-19 – cause and effect.

Diabetes and Covid-19 – cause and effect.

Last weekend in The Telegraph there was an article about Corona Virus, well there’s a surprise. What was surprising was that it was talking about the virus causing diabetes. Yes you heard that right, causing diabetes. There has been a lot in the press about diabetics...
Vitamin D – what happens when we don’t have enough?

Vitamin D – what happens when we don’t have enough?

I knew Vitamin D was important but recently a member of my family became unwell and we discovered that her Vitamin D levels were very, very low. The symptoms of deficiency are tiredness, aching joints and muscles, depression, slow wound healing and repeated...