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Key signs your not digesting your food properly- feeling the bloat

I have been recommending digestive enzymes to nearly all my clients this month because of the classic symptoms I’m seeing associated with incomplete digestion of food. Those symptoms include • Feeling full, even if you haven’t overeaten • Bloating within an hour of eating • Heartburn or burping • Lack of energy • Undigested food …

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New Year New You?

Is it a new year and new you? Or is it a new year feeling bloated with low energy and brain fog? Has the excess of the holidays taken its toll on your waistline? Are you lacking the biggest obstacle you face on your path to your ideal weight? Support. We all need it from …

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5 reasons why summer is the best time to focus on your family’s health

With the kids out of school, no lunchboxes or after school activities to plan for summer time is an excellent opportunity to focus more on your families health needs. It’s time to take note of digestive issues like bloating, constipation; skin issues like eczema and psoriasis and of course weight gain. Start a food diary …

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Skin Detox

Jan is over and spring is hopefully on the way so time to think about detoxing and getting the skin glowing again. Your skin is constantly renewing itself so it needs contact feeding and nourishment. My 5 simple tips to glowing skin: Hydrate, hydrate hydrate aim for 1.5L -2L a day, every cell in our …

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Coconut Oil

Coconut oil can get some bad press due to the fact that it is a saturated fat but it is a very healthy plant based saturated fat. Coconut oil doesn’t contain your average run of the mill saturated fats like you would find in cheese or steak. It contains Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) – which are …

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Food Diary

I always ask my clients to start a food diary when they have a consultation with me in Athlone. This is a very simple but powerful technique that makes you aware of what you are eating and makes you mindful of your eating habits. Research shows that keeping a food diary will help you with …

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Good mood food

Good Mood Food We as a nation should be eating more good mood food its so easy to end up on a sugar rollercoaster which only drains us of energy and effects mood memory and concentration. So manage your mood through food Changing your diet can help balance your mood and help with concentration and …

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Beetroot

Beetroot is in season now and widely available from your supermarket or fruit & veg shop. Both the leaves and the easily-recognised bright red root can be eaten as a vegetable.  The leaves can be steamed or used in stir fries and the root is either eaten raw or as a hot or cold cooked …

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Pomegranates

Pomegranates now widely available are becoming a favourite for there high antioxidant properties. They score higher than blueberries on the antioxidant scale and contain powerful polyphenols which are anti-inflammatory substances and protect the body against cell damage. How to eat them ! Split one open and simply pick and eat the seeds, kids love it! …

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Avocados

Avocados are a great food to introduce to your babies and toddlers, people tend to think that avocados are full of fat, yes they are !! but it’s the brain boosting fats vital for your child’s development. They contain many vitamins and minerals including vitamin C and E so don’t be afraid to include these …

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