A-Z health

Whether you’re looking to create new, healthy habits to support an all-round approach to wellness, you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic condition or you’re looking for help with rehabilitation, using nutritional therapy as part of your approach to good health has a huge variety of benefits.

Here we’ll explore some of the common reasons you might seek help from a nutrition professional and how nutritional therapy works.

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Anaemia

Anaemia occurs when your blood is unable to carry enough oxygen around the body to function properly. This is a common condition and is often a result of your body not having... Read more

Cancer

Cancer is a condition that causes cells to grow and reproduce uncontrollably. This will affect a certain area of the body and, if untreated, can spread to other areas. This cell... Read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a condition that involves a variety of different symptoms which can make it difficult to... Read more

Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the small intestine. It’s caused by an adverse reaction to gluten, a protein composite found in grains such as... Read more

Diabetes

Diabetes is a medical condition that occurs when the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high. This can happen for two reasons; either the body is unable to produce... Read more

Eating disorders

Eating disorders cause people to develop an unhealthy relationship with food and themselves. They are complex mental illnesses that can affect a person emotionally, physically and... Read more

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, otherwise known as fibromyalgia syndrome, is pronounced 'fybro-my-aljya'. It is a collection of symptoms including feelings of fatigue and the sensation of pain... Read more

Food allergy and food intolerance

If you have a food allergy, your body's immune system will have an unusual reaction to certain foods leading to negative and sometimes very dangerous physical symptoms. Food... Read more

Gut health

The gut (also known as the digestive system, gastrointestinal tract or gastrointestinal system) is made up of a group of organs: the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read more

Healthy eating

Healthy eating consists of three main ideas that aim to make you feel energised, balanced and above all, healthier. Healthy eating promotes the long-term aim of maintaining a... Read more

Heart disease

Heart disease is an umbrella term that consists of a number of conditions affecting the heart. The term is used interchangeably with cardiac disease, but is not to be confused... Read more

High blood pressure

When we talk about blood pressure, we are talking about the measure of force your heart uses to pump blood around your body. This measurement tells you whether your blood pressure... Read more

High cholesterol

Cholesterol is an important fatty substance, or lipid, that is essential for our body to function. The liver typically creates it, but it can also be found in a number of foods.... Read more

Life stages

As you age, your body's dietary needs will change. These changes will continue throughout all life stages with the requirements for calories, protein, vitamins and minerals... Read more

Malnutrition

Malnutrition essentially means ‘poor nutrition’ – when the human body contains an insufficient, excessive or imbalanced consumption of nutrients. The two types... Read more

Migraine

If you struggle with migraines you’ll know that the symptoms of this condition can be incredibly debilitating. In fact, migraine is now classed as the seventh most disabling... Read more

Nutrition and mental health

Many of us are well aware of the benefits that eating a balanced diet has on our physical health, but do you know how it benefits our mental health? More and more research is... Read more

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a medical condition that causes bones to weaken, making them more prone to fractures. This means, even if a bump or fall is minor, an osteoporosis sufferer may... Read more

Rehabilitation

Recovering from a critical illness (such as cancer, stroke or heart attack) or a serious operation can be a slow, difficult process. It can be hard to adjust to the body’s... Read more

Skin conditions

The skin is a complex organ, with many essential functions that affect our overall well-being. Sometimes, the skin can struggle under certain conditions, that irritate the body,... Read more

Sports nutrition

Sports nutrition plays a key role in optimising the beneficial effects of physical activity, whether you’re a bodybuilder, professional athlete in training or exercising to... Read more

Thyroid problems

Our thyroid gland is essential for the cells in our body to work normally. When there is a problem with the thyroid, it can have a big effect on your health. While thyroid... Read more

Tiredness

If you regularly question why you feel tired all the time, you may put it down to long working days or too many late nights. Often, your solution may well be a good... Read more

Vegetarian and vegan diets

Eating a balanced diet is an important aspect of leading a healthy life. For many of us, that means eating a variety of foods; meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. However, when... Read more

Weight management

The past decade has seen a huge increase in the amount of media coverage and column inches dedicated to weight issues. Nowadays it seems almost impossible to open a newspaper or... Read more

Weight-loss

There are a number of reasons why people may wish to lose weight. Many want to slim down, feel better about their appearance and overall well-being, while others may want to lose... Read more

Women's nutrition

A healthy, balanced diet is the cornerstone of leading a healthy lifestyle for both men and women. As children, boys and girls generally need the same things from their diet. But,... Read more