Entries by Alice Mackintosh

Get Skin Glowing Throughout Winter

Keep skin glowing through the darker months with five tricks you HAVEN’T heard before… We are always being told what to eat to make our skin clear and beautiful – avocados, walnuts, salmon, kale… we get it. Sometimes you can do all of this and much more yet still feel like you aren’t getting the results you […]

The Big Organic Food Debate

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 […]

Five Ways to Crush a Hangover

December – for some, the month of the perpetual hangover. As we lurch from boozey drinks party to indulgent dinner, our health often goes out of the window alongside our productivity, energy and mental agility. At this time of year, magazines are ablaze with tips on how to survive party season but often these rely […]

Chocolatey Almond & Pumpkin Seed Butter

Whether it’s on toast, in a smoothie or straight from the jar, peanut butter is a hit with most people. Though the sugar free, good quality stuff is protein rich and contains nutrients, the fats found in peanuts aren’t as beneficial as those found in other nuts and seeds. As well as containing more of […]

The Truth About Gluten

You’ve got to hand it to gluten – it just tastes great.  Bread, pasta, pizza, donuts, cream crackers, cakes – we can’t get enough.  And this is really the problem: the modern diet is overloaded with gluten and it isn’t just the carbs that we hold so dear – gluten is also a compound used […]