Do You Feel Judged When You Eat?

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Before setting up as a nutritionist I had a regular job. I worked for local government, as a housing benefits officer. I would make decisions on how much the unemployed or low-income earners would be paid to help with their rent. It was something I fell into when I first moved from Sydney to London but I ended up doing it for 7 years. Despite definitely not being ‘my calling’, it was really flexible and allowed me to study nutrition and subsequently set up my own company. I remember when I worked in the job just how much I used to eat. Every day I would be taking in mountains of food and … [Read more...]

Energy and Thinking

Below is a quote from one of my favourite scientists, Robert Sapolsky. “You have two humans, and they are taking part in some human ritual. They are sitting there silently at a table. They make no eye contact; they’re still, except every now and then one of them does nothing more taxing than lifting an arm and pushing a little piece of wood. And if it’s the right wood and the right chess grand masters in the middle of a tournament, they are going through 6,000 to 7,000 calories a day thinking, turning on a massive physiological stress response simply with thought and doing the same thing … [Read more...]

Digestion and Energy

I recently did a survey with my mailing list asking people what they want me to write about. While there were lots of topics people were interested in, there were some issues that kept coming up again and again. Low energy and poor digestion were two such issues that many people seem to be suffering with. So in today’s blog I want to give you some tips for how to improve both these areas through diet and lifestyle changes. The first suggestion is to focus on easy to digest food. I see countless clients who suffer with IBS and digestive issues and when I go through their food diary I am … [Read more...]