Tag Archives | natural health

What I wrote to the FT on ‘Gut Instinct’

The article Gut Instinct in Saturday’s FT on 7th January describes the detox diet at Grayshott Spa that eliminates sugar, dairy, wheat, caffeine and alcohol. Developing the long-term habit of cutting out sugar and refined carbohydrates has to be praised. But I am concerned about the central recommendations to eat “lots of good-quality animal protein […]

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My 3 mantras

I just decided to share with you my 3 mantras that I write about in my book Eat Dance Shine: It’s never too late to take charge of your health. Even small changes can make a difference. It’s what you do every day that matters. They give me hope; they make the mission of great […]

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Age Un-concerned part 1

Here’s the first thing, food.  I have a client who has lost a stone in 6 months through admittedly, quite radical changes to her diet. An anti-inflammatory diet means a longevity diet means, in this case, vegan, low fat, low alcohol. As they say “it’s simple, but not necessarily easy”. Not only that, but her […]

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The raw food was dressed but we weren’t!

I kid you not, last Sunday evening we had a sophisticated raw naked dining experience, a stone’s throw away from the Shard. (Sorry no photos, in fact we had to leave our phones in our lockers along with all our clothes and handbags!) Our dear friends, R and P, one of them being a seasoned […]

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What is the right diet for you?

After many years of research and experimentation I have developed a sense of what food is right for me, what works. It has eventually become an intuitive process. This enables me to leave behind will power, with its limited usefulness. I encourage you to do the same, to help you decide, what is best for […]

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Top 5 Superfoods I eat daily

Superfood is a term used to describe some common foods such as blackberries, which grow abundantly in the UK and some less common ones e.g. goji berries and spirulina. I love eating blackberries, in season, while walking the dog. What could be better, sunshine, exercise and superfood! Superfoods offer the most natural, complete and raw […]

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Eventually shift happens

New Year is a time for setting resolutions, goals, projects and intentions. Been there, worn the t-shirt, done that. We are weird creatures, we do it every year and yet everyone knows these new projects don’t last. Does that mean we should give up? Not at all, I say, keep on playing with change. Just […]

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