How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is essential if you want to reduce insulin resistance. If you are sleep deprived for a night or two you can expect to feel a bit groggy and irritable the next day. Losing sleep is a bit more serious than just that though. It can also significantly increase your insulin resistance. … Read more…

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The Gut Microbiome

The Gut Microbiome – also known as Your Second Brain Our microbiome is the 90 trillion or so bacteria, fungi, viruses etc. which live in and on us.  It sounds like a lot and it is a lot; in fact about 90% of the human body cells are in the microbiome.  Bacterial cells tend to … Read more…

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The Role of a Health Coach

A health coach has a big role to play in combating lifestyle diseases: “With lifestyle diseases like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease at an all-time high—and new research pointing to the power of positive lifestyle changes to reverse or prevent said diseases—Health Coaches are increasingly in demand for the special kind of support they can … Read more…

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The Recipe that Keeps on Giving!

This is one simple recipe that gives you an almost infinite number of different meals.   It only takes about 20 minutes from start to finish.  Because it is so quick, who wouldn’t want to at least know what it is? It is like you found a lamp, rubbed it and your first wish was for … Read more…

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Processed and Ultra-Processed Foods

What are processed foods? Processed foods are any foods which have undergone a man made process.  So, they are: jams, jellies, pies, bread, cake, cheese, soft drinks, ready meals etc to name just a few. Are processed foods bad for you? Glad you asked.  Not necessarily.  You see, processing extends the shelf life of the … Read more…

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