healthy eating

THE BIG ORGANIC FOOD DEBATE - ALICE MACKINTOSH, NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST

THE BIG ORGANIC FOOD DEBATE - ALICE MACKINTOSH, NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST

Almost every client I see wants advice on whether or not they should be eating organic food. Many people consider it to be overly expensive, untrustworthy and unsustainable to the planet. We also ask ourselves whether it’s actually better for us as we spend up to a third more buying milk from cows fed an organic diet, choosing baby food, or fruit and veg that promises it hasn’t been sprayed with potentially harmful pesticides...

5 PITFALLS OF COMMERCIAL "HEALTH" FOODS

5 PITFALLS OF COMMERCIAL "HEALTH" FOODS

It could be said that we are in the midst of a food revolution. There is more information available than ever before about the link between diet and wellbeing, prompting consumers to ask more questions about the food they buy. This is undoubtedly a positive step, but it doesn’t come without hurdles.

NUTRITION 101 - ZINC

NUTRITION 101 - ZINC

Zinc is absolutely indispensable for our bodies, being needed to activate more than 300 enzymes. It’s found in cells throughout the body and is involved in cell division and cell growth.

It has anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant properties, and is vital for immunity, digestion, brain function, fertility, energy and hormone production.

It’s also needed structurally in our skin, hair and nails.

‘SHOT TALKS’ – ASHLEIGH WILSON, FOUNDER OF THE BALLET HIIT WORKSHOP

‘SHOT TALKS’ – ASHLEIGH WILSON, FOUNDER OF THE BALLET HIIT WORKSHOP

Meet Ashleigh Wilson, member of the London Contemporary Ballet Theatre and founder of the London based Ballet HIIT Workshop.

Originally hailing from a farm in the Gauteng Province in South Africa, Ashleigh now resides in London where she works as a freelance artist and trainer.  

We discuss her healthy habits, wellness rituals and proudest achievements.