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How About New Year, Same Me?

New Year, New Me? No thanks….how about: New Year, Same Me, but ready for personal growth? If you really want to do something, you don’t...

Are you Riding the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster?

The blood sugar roller coaster of life, we’ve all been there. We’ve satisfied our cravings by eating some sugary treats. We experience a...

Stress in the workplace: How our genes play a role

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) Stress is so common in all areas of our lives these days, and one of these areas is...

Winter Wellness 101

How to stay well this winter using the power of food and lifestyle to strengthen your immune system, feel stronger and energized. Do you...

A Potential Link Between Hypothyroidism and PCOS!

September Is PCOS Awareness Month It’s PCOS awareness month this September, so it seemed like a fitting time to raise awareness of this...

Berry Blast Smoothie Recipe

🍓🫐One of the things I like most about summer is the berry season. I'm not a fan of hot weather, but I do like the food that it helps to...

Hashimoto's, Weight Gain, Why You Can't Shift Those Extra Pounds & Five Tips!

One of the most well-known symptoms of an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is unwanted weight gain. Read on to discover why you might...

Nutritionist's tips for an underactive thyroid

Most people won’t think much about their thyroid until something goes wrong with it. Despite being incredibly common, many people aren’t...

It’s Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month

September is PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) awareness month, so we thought it was the perfect time to help you understand more about...

Immunity: How Vitamin D and our Genes play a Crucial Role

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) After some (hopefully) sunny summer vacations and adventures that help us recharge our...

Are low iron levels zapping your energy? Let's find out why and what you can do about it!

Have you been told your iron levels are normal? It might be worth checking to see if they are optimal for YOU. I repeatedly see women who...

Exercising With An Underactive Thyroid - 6 Pieces Of Advice!

You don’t need me to tell you, exercise is good for us! However, what I can tell you is that when you have a thyroid problem or...

Thinking of Going Gluten Free? 8 Top Tips for a gluten free diet!

Is it necessary to go gluten free? Are you thinking of going gluten free? There's lots of debate out there about going gluten free and...

Advice on How to Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) In the second article in this series, we learnt about many factors that can negatively...

Workplace Well-being: Why it’s important and how our genes play a role

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) Stress is so common in all areas of our lives these days, and one of these areas is...

Female Fertility: Folate and a gene called MTHFR

Author: Amy Cottrell Nutrition, DipCNM, mBANT, mANP, mCNHC So, you’re thinking about having kids and it’s got you thinking about your...

Have You Tried Sprouting?

What is sprouting? Sprouting essentially refers to seeds that have just germinated, and that are beginning to grow and are just a couple...

Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipe Recommendation! 🍌 Since I hate food waste, if there are some sad looking bananas on the side, I will...

Overnight Oats Recipe

Now the weather is warming up, I bet you're craving breakfasts that are no longer comforting and warming, such as porridge! If you still...

How to Get Off the Blood Sugar Rollercoaster?

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) In the first article in this series, we discussed how our bodies manage our blood...

Menopause in the workplace: How to support your employees going through menopause

Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP) Fortunately, menopause has been getting the attention it deserves in recent years....

Gut Health 101

Gut health is an area that has gained so much traction in recent years, due to the gut’s influence on many aspects of our health, such as...

You have an underactive Thyroid AND PCOS? What Now? Four Tips!

In my previous article, I mentioned how there is a possible link between PCOS and Hypothyroidism. If you’ve found out you have both...

Understanding Food Labels - What to Look For and Six Tips!

Food labels can be really confusing - I'm going to try and break things down a bit in this article! Firstly, read the ingredients list:...

Struggling with underactive thyroid hair loss? Five strategies to start addressing it!

Fed up of thinning hair? Feeling self-conscious about your hair loss? Have you noticed that your hair is thinner than it used to be and...

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