The Healthy Blog
Here’s where you’ll find all sorts of ideas for health and natural goodness.
Earaches were the thing that troubled my daughter when she was little. She would sometimes wake me up screaming in agony and it was awful to see her in so much pain. Because I suffered the same issues when I was little, and lived off penicillin, I was determined to make life easier for her and find some more natural ways to stop her earaches. Read on to hear how we knocked them on the head every time and never needed to resort to antibiotics.read more
The idea of introducing solid food to your baby can be both exciting and daunting in equal measure. It can raise all sorts of uncertainty, after all you want to help baby build a positive relationship with food that supports their health, development, growth and immunity through childhood and beyond. I aim to answer the biggest questions on weaning that we hear in our clinic every day, to help you make your baby’s journey from milk feeds to family meals nourishing and enjoyable.read more
Pregnancy can be an exciting time with many changes happening to your body but all too often niggly ailments get in the way. Here are our top tips for each trimester to help you sail through!read more
I have got to know quite a lot of kids with type 1 diabetes (T1D) over the years and I have seen first-hand, how tough it is to live with this autoimmune disease and manage it well. I am also passionate about gut health and its link with autoimmunity. This is why I got so excited when new research came out last month linking T1D and gut health. Even though it is early days I am hoping that this wealth of information might help to prevent this disease and at the very least may help children with T1D manage this complex condition better.read more
In an ideal world most people would love to be able to afford to feed their family organic food. There are serious concerns about Glyphosate and other pesticides which may impact on gut health, immunity and the neurological system and this is why people are seeking out food that has been grown in a more natural way.read more
“Hashi-what? Never heard of it”. This is a very typical refrain from someone when their lab test results reveal they have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or autoimmune thyroid disease. Yet this condition is rife in the UK and on the increase and three of our NatureDoc practitioners live with this condition.read more