April 2018

Do you suffer with a physical or emotional disorder?

By | April 12th, 2018|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

If you do suffer with what you feel is an anxiety disorder? emotional or physical read on for some information that may help. You and your life experiences are a mix of highs and lows. It is how we deal with them that makes us who we are, no need to suffer in silence. Most [...]

February 2018

Wine improves gym performance

By | February 1st, 2018|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

Wine improves gym performance Who saw that headline? Now before you reach for the wine and put it into your water bottle, hang on. The ingredient in wine known as resveratrol, can actually help improve physical performance. Everyone knows resveratrol means wine right? NO! The ingredient can also be found in nuts and of course grapes, [...]

January 2018

Turmeric

By | January 24th, 2018|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

The wonders of turmeric! I am sure you have all heard the buzz about turmeric, Starbucks sell turmeric lattes, lots of places are becoming aware of how important turmeric is to us. What isn't explained is turmeric is not very well absorbed unless you have a potentiator. WHAT? A spice can be powerful, but to [...]

Friendly Family Nutrition

By | January 11th, 2018|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

Welcome to day four Friendly Family Nutrition Todays antics have been fairly mild in comparison to earlier in the week:) Nala has remained clean (Ish) although I believe she had a sly roll as she still smells:(                       This morning we all managed to have [...]

December 2017

Preparation or organised chaos?

By | December 1st, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Cortisol|

Preparation or organised chaos? Christmas seems to be bringing many mixed emotions as discussed in my last post, how many of you prepare in advance? I have a trip away booked for a few days (Minus children and dog) and I am lucky enough to have a "very cool" mother that has taken on my [...]

November 2017

Love or Loath?

By | November 20th, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, altruism, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, Cortisol|

LOVE or LOATH? Fast approaching the month of magic. What does December mean to you? This is the question I put out to ten people recently, the response was the following...... Financial problems Pressure Stress Over eating Over drinking Weight Gain Depression  Feeling Lonely WOW!!!!!! I had no idea so many people disliked the month [...]

Why give children a reward for losing in sports?

By | November 5th, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

Why are children rewarded for losing? Why de-value the winner by rewarding everyone for "TAKING PART" I was at my daughters netball game recently and her team were rewarded at the end with biscuits and cookies. The winning team who were from another school got nothing but a "Well done" I actually asked my daughter [...]

October 2017

Healthy cookies and Bounty bites.

By | October 16th, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

A healthy bounty bite, really? Ok so my video blog last time was about a bake sale, my children kindly put my name down for a bake sale. (The night before the sale) It was about raising funds for an animal charity that I was happy to help with. Of course, I am going to make [...]

What is lost from sweat?

By | October 11th, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

What are you losing in your sweat? We exercise to stay fit and healthy, and because we know it is the only way to achieve the body shape we want. I use exercising as an example but sweating even just on a dog walk or brisk walk up a staircase is the same, isn't it? [...]

Lunch box guilt

By | October 9th, 2017|Adult Diet, Adult Health, anti inflammatory, Busy Lifestyles, Child Health, childrens hormones, Cortisol|

Half Term Guilt in the lunch box! It's approaching fast, half-term already, it feels like only yesterday that I was looking forward to the summer holidays. The October half term is a strange half term for the parents, we have all taken a fair amount of our yearly holidays with the family up to the end [...]