What Causes Gout and How to Help

For a long time gout was thought of as a disease of excess, if you had it you were probably overweight and over indulgent! Not true! The nugget of truth in this myth is that diet can cause and cure it!  So what is gout? It is in fact a form of arthritis. Symptoms...

New Year: New you?

  Back to work? Back into routine? I’m guessing that you have spent the last few days contemplating what the new year will hold, what might change, what you can change and where you can ‘improve’. What if you could reframe your thoughts into long term, positive...

How to Master the Holidays and Some Paleo Baking Tips

Christmas is approaching at record speed!! I though I’d share with you some thoughts on how to get through it in fighting form and some baking tips to help if you need to have those Christmas favourites. I’m an old hand at this now so it’s not often I crave sweet...

On the Importance of Sleep

I remember in the 80’s being super impressed that the then Prime Minister functioned on just four hours of sleep a night! Hindsight is a wonderful gift and what I thought at the time was cool, actually transpired to be a very bad idea!  Sleep is something all mammals...

Everything in Moderation?

Everything in moderation – really? Yesterday I nearly threw the radio out of the window! I can get angry, and I think that that is a good thing. It is a righteous anger based on what I hear and see around me from so-called experts speaking on mainstream...
Are you sacrificing health for the sake of fitness?

Are you sacrificing health for the sake of fitness?

For the past few month I have been making a fool of myself whilst exercising. People don’t hold back, ‘Not sure what she’s doing, doesn’t even look like walking fast’ ‘I could walk faster than that’ ‘you look how I feel’ ‘I’d give up if I were you’ ‘(snigger) that’s...