The Healthy Blog

Here’s where you’ll find all sorts of ideas for health and natural goodness.

Learn The New Link Between Type 1 Diabetes and Gut Health

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.

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Can Chocolate Really Be Good For You?

This week it’s National Chocolate Week! What better excuse to enjoy a little treat. But can chocolate really be good for you and why should you choose dark chocolate over others? Read how dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health.

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Gut Wellbeing With Liz Earle Podcast

Here’s the podcast I did recently with the fabulous Liz Earle. Listen now!
Not only is Liz famous for her gorgeous naturally active skincare range, but also more recently for the Liz Earle Wellbeing Magazine. It’s full of brilliant ways to keep healthy on the inside, as well as feeling and looking wonderful on the outside. She’s a walking talking proof of her own methods with stunning skin and vitality.

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Clever Ways To Sail Through Your Perimenopause

Hormones can be pesky at the best of times, and they can send you even more out of kilter during your late thirties and forties, as you approach menopause; and this time is known as the perimenopause. Mood and energy levels can be the first areas to be affected. They can slowly creep up on you or strike as a bolt out of the blue. So it’s often difficult to make the connection between mood changes, sleep disturbance and weight gain with hormone deviations, especially when the menstrual cycle has remained much the same.

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Hi! I'm Lucinda Miller, and I have a passion for healthy food and healthy living.