Kefir FAQs

It occurred to me this afternoon that I had not publicly espoused the benefits of kefir for a while. This is not to say I have not been busy kefir-pushing with clients. This special yoghurt stands out as one of the most useful changes any individual could make to their diet, providing a wide range […]

9 Reasons You Don’t Have a Six-Pack

Fat loss can be so simple… but not when you’re doing most things wrong! Whether it is due to misinformation from magazines or well-intentioned ‘bro science’, there are plenty of common reasons why a six-pack remains elusive. Here are the top nine: 1. You are not eating 30g of protein with breakfast. If you are […]

The Skinny on Testosterone

Testosterone has a number of roles in both genders beyond affecting sex drive, influencing mood, muscular growth and spacial awareness. While it’s effects in women remain under-rated, it is men that exhibit the most obvious reactions when testosterone drops. These include low sex drive, depression and poor mood, reduced mental function, increased bodyfat and decreased […]

Choosing the Right Diet for the Individual

Just as no two individuals are alike, the same can be said for their dietary requirements. With a blistering array of foods available to residents of developed nations, the choices presented go well beyond choosing the Atkins diet or a calorie-controlled eating plan. Common variables include daily calorie intake, breakdown of fats/proteins/carbs and micronutrient content […]

What Mainstream Doctors Say About Adrenal Fatigue – Are They Right?

Mainstream medicine and ‘alternative’ medical community rarely see eye-to-eye. This is particularly true in regards to adrenal fatigue. In this area, holistic practitioners are more likely to assess any impact that adrenal health may be having on the individual. Mainstream doctors are not trained to consider the function of these organs in consultations, and this […]

Adrenal Fatigue, Adrenal Burnout or Adrenal Imbalance?

As one of few practitioners that specialise in adrenal health, it comes as no surprise that my mailbox often contains enquires from individuals who think they may have adrenal problems. They are usually right. While the wording used by various people makes no odds to me, the different phrases employed demonstrate the lack of agreement […]

What’s the One Thing I Need to Do for Weight Loss?

When I attend parties, I know two things are inevitable. First, I will likely be offered (and will consume) more alcohol that I typically recommend. The second is that, upon being introduced as the best personal trainer in the city/country/room, I will be asked the above question. My answer usually disappoints. There is no tablet, […]

Reference – Flouride Concentrations in British Water

The concept of water fluoridation remains controversial and the evidence supporting it remains weak. An increasing number of individuals have chosen to avoid consuming fluoride. The data below relates to the research conducted by Zohouri et al (2003), WMAF (2011) and information supplied by the water providers themselves (eg Thames Water). It is not practical […]