Entries by Alice Mackintosh

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 […]

Get Your Energy Back

Low energy is an incredibly common issue, and it’s no wonder when you consider just how busy the average person is. Juggling work, workouts, family, school runs, hectic social lives together with all the other elements of a 21st century lifestyle means we don’t come up for air nearly often enough. Many people simply accept […]