• Lifestyle

    Yoga For Insomnia

    Does yoga help with Sleep? Yoga can be a helpful practice for managing insomnia with clinical trial studies of insomnia treatments including yoga, relaxation and meditation, reporting positive results. A simple daily yoga practice can help to reduce arousal and…

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    Chilli Chocolate & Nut Bark

    Dark chocolate has long been recognised for its mood-altering properties and ability to increase exercise performance. Try this simple mood boosting chocolate recipe that is so easy and satisfying to make. Both cocoa and cacao originate from the raw cacao…

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    Chocolate Avocado Mousse

    Try this simple recipe as a snack, dessert or classic valentines day treat! Cacao is known for its rich antioxidant properties and neuroprotective effects. Cacao supports healthy energy levels, physical well‐being, motivation and mood. It increases the release of dopamine,…

  • Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    How Diet Affects Sleep

    Research has shown that what we eat plays a significant role in regulating our hormones and the quality and quantity of our sleep. Poor sleep can make it much more difficult to cope with stress and lowers our resilience. Recognising…

  • Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    Food And Your Mood

    Diet is a hot topic in the field of psychiatry, with Science recently focusing on how the food we eat affects our mood and behaviour. So what exactly is “mood”? Mood can be defined as “a transient frame of mind…

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    The Pros & Cons of Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting, in which individuals fast periodically, is becoming an increasingly popular diet pattern across the world for its potential to greatly affect physical health. But is it suitable for everyone? Here, I will delve a little deeper into the…

  • Recipes

    Immune Boosting Garlic Oxymel Recipe

    Garlic Oxymel is an age-old home remedy used to boost immunity due to its antiviral and antibacterial properties. I first tried this when we made a huge batch in the classroom at uni, a classic example of food as medicine!…

  • Nutrition

    What to Look for in a Protein Powder

    Are protein powder supplements really necessary? The answer is — it depends! Many people believe protein powders and supplements are a poor meal replacement for real food. However, using a good quality supplement can have many benefits. Research has investigated…

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    Healthy 4 Ingredient Banana Bread

    Try this simple & healthy banana bread recipe that’s free of gluten, refined sugar & dairy (phew!) that you can whip up in no time. It’s suitable for kids nut-free lunch boxes and a satisfying treat when eaten warm out…