Entries by Nutri Affairs

5 Natural ways to combat Hay fever

Hay fever is common in the UK as it affects around 1 in 5 people at some stage in their lives. The latest survey from Allergy UK shows that allergies including hay fever are currently on the rise with up to 30 -35 % of people being affected at some stage in their lives. Hay […]

Benefits of Green Tea

Green Tea is originated from China and is extensively cultivated in Asia and certain Central African countries. The tea has since become so popular in the western countries and is nearly classified as a super food. Why? Well it possesses a natural compound known as Catechins, found in high concentrations in several plant products Catechins […]

Ultimate facts about Omegas

Omega 3 Fats are essential fatty acids required for health and are required by the body to make anti-inflammatory hormones, known as the prostaglandin series 3. There are 2 ways to obtain Omega 3 in your diet. Plant sources of Omega-3, come from Alpha-Linoleic acid (ALA) which the body then converts to DHA and EPA, […]

Beat the bloat for a flatter stomach.

Comments written for Byrdie Magazine on the following foods and their impact on a flatter stomach? There is so much literature out there on how we can have a flatter stomach. Is it through solely exercise, water intake, a nutritious diet , hormonal changes, or are there certain foods that we eat that make us feel incredibly uncomfortable. […]

Sunshine in a bowl :Baby Pumpkin and Orange Puree for Halloween

Sunshine in a bowl for your baby ! Halloween is round the corner, so why not make a dish with the seasonal orange coloured vegetables and fruits, packed with B carotene and other nutrients you shouldn’t miss ! Puree Ingredients 750g organic carrots, washed and diced (with the skin) 1 medium to large organic sweet […]

Healthy skin starts from within

A diet that is healthy and well balanced will help support the functioning of our organs and metabolic processes that occur in the body, but also help nourish our skin inside and out. Where specific skin conditions such as psoriasis, acne, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, fungal skin rashes are concerned, I always aim to look at […]

Health concerns as we age

Ageing is an extremely complex, multifactorial process and there are many theories of its pathophysiology. It is a natural and gradual decline of our functional organ reserves to maintain the right balance, especially under conditions of stress (diet, lifestyle, medical history, family history, trauma, injuries, income, environment, and so on). It is believed that this […]

Irresistible Avocadoes

I’d like to share with you my love for avocadoes. If you are not an avocado lover yet, you may now be. Full of oleic acid, fibre, vitamin E, and packed with anti-oxidants. It has a rejuvenating effect on your body. It gives you beautiful complexion (besides being anti-ageing) and keeps your hair luscious which […]

Ultimate post workout Green Smoothie

Post workout smoothie to give you the energy you need for a long day ahead ingredients : Blend the following 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (almond breeze) 1 cup of spinach leaves 1 ripe banana 1 kiwi 1-2 teaspoons of spirulina from organic burst 1/2 cup of ground almonds top up with ice cubes if […]