Maria Tait

Maria is a qualified Nutritionist based in Hertford. Her passion and involvement in nutrition started a number of years ago in response to a kidney condition, which rendered her reliant upon GP-prescribed antibiotics. By taking proactive control of her nutritional program, she achieved complete recovery. She coupled this with quality health supplements regained control of her life.

When it’s cold we ………..

When the weather gets cold, we wrap up warm and take the necessary precautions.   More and more people suffer with health problems at this time of year, more colds, more viruses, more infections on the chest and all lasting longer.  Some other “NORMAL” winter symptoms are…… Dry itchy skin /lack of lustre hair/brittle nails, …

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Scared of getting sick:(

One of my fears is getting sick.   An understandable fear now with everything that is happening right?  What do you do? So, I personally make sure I do all that I can to remain healthy, I exercise daily, whatever that maybe I do it every day. I eat as healthy as possible most of …

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SKIN DRINKS

Drink 1/Carrot Kick This drink is great for your skin because of the abundance of healing properties, it has Vitamin C and Beta carotene which reduces inflammation and the apple contains collagen, making it great for maintaining that fresh skin look. Ingredients 1 medium sized carrot cut into chunks 1 medium sized apple cored and …

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AVOCADO FUDGE

Avocado fudge I personally love avocado fudge; it is only for avocado lovers, though. Why avocado fudge?  Why not? I had a friend who told me once when I was expecting my first child that the baby would look like an avocado if I kept on eating so much of it. I love them.  They …

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SOFT FOOD DIET

Who is this diet for? This diet is for anyone who has recently had surgery and has been advised to follow a soft food diet. Cancer treatment Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can make the digestive tract sore and inflamed, this is known as mucositis. If someone is experiencing mucositis, they might benefit from a soft food …

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Banana Bread

RECIPE OF THE WEEK I often get asked which bread is the better of the ones available in supermarkets. It’s a tough question, everyone has different needs and tastes. All you really need in most recipes to make bread is flour, water, yeast, salt. Breads these days have long and complicated ingredients lists. These extra ingredients are …

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12 Easy days of fitmas

On the first day of Christmas  Try your turkey/meat with low salt organic gravy Walk 8000 steps that day after dinner or before. On the second day of Christmas  2 fillets of oily fish walk 9000 steps and fast until lunchtime On the third day of Christmas  3 portions of fruit (with protein to lower …

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka The word shakshuka comes from Arabic, meaning, “a haphazard mixture” or “all mixed up.” This is actually a North African dish traditionally, the traditional shakshuka dish would have used chopped tomatoes though and not lentils. You can use red or green lentils. This dish is incredibly tasty, packed full of healthy ingredients and can be …

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UNICORN BREADS

UNICORN BREADS   Apart from the dramatic appearance of the breads and the wonderful taste, they have many health benefits. For example… Kidney health. Activated charcoal may be able to assist kidney function by filtering out undigested toxins and drugs. … Intestinal gas. … Water filtration. … Diarrhoea. … Teeth whitening and oral health. … …

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