Eat Yourself Happy by Dr. Sarah Schenker

In these strange new times, it is no surprise that many of us will be experiencing feelings of gloom, mood swings and frustration. Psychologists say it’s normal to feel more tired during lockdown, even though you’re doing less and daily tiredness can lead to a downward spiral of chronic fatigue and lack of motivation. It’sContinue reading “Eat Yourself Happy by Dr. Sarah Schenker”

Boost Your Immunity by Dr. Sarah Schenker

A strong, well-functioning immune system is one of the key aspects of good health, fighting off disease and infections and allowing you to recover more quickly if you do become ill. There is no specific food or nutrient that has been clinically proven to “boost” the immune system all on its own, in fact aContinue reading “Boost Your Immunity by Dr. Sarah Schenker”

Why You Should Eat Seasonal Local Produce by Dr. Sarah Schenker

As we enter the last month of spring and approach the summer, we will notice a real change in what fruit and veg are available in the shops and supermarkets. The end of spring and beginning of summer is when most of UK fruit and veg come into season, from asparagus and new potatoes toContinue reading “Why You Should Eat Seasonal Local Produce by Dr. Sarah Schenker”

Foods to Balance Your Hormones by Dr. Sarah Schenker

Hormones are your body’s chemical messengers. They help control practically every physiological process in your body, including your metabolism, immune system, menstrual cycle, appetite and mood. A precise hormonal balance is vital to proper body functioning. A poor diet can lead to unbalanced hormones through excessive amounts of unhealthy fats and sugar and through lowContinue reading “Foods to Balance Your Hormones by Dr. Sarah Schenker”

Focus on Asparagus by Dr. Sarah Schenker

British asparagus will only be around for a limited time as it has one of the shortest seasons amongst fruit and veg, so now is the time to make the most of it. There are plenty of health benefits associated with eating asparagus, so add it to salads, have it as a side with fishContinue reading “Focus on Asparagus by Dr. Sarah Schenker”