Nutrition in the news and articles

  If you’re sick of taking pills for IBS because they’re really not helping you, perhaps it’s a good time to re-think your Irritable Bowel syndrome treatment. IBS can be caused by any number of factors, such as the following:- Dysbiosis – an imbalance in your good and bad bacteria Candida – overgrowth of yeast Stress – often …

I remember years ago hearing a couple talking and the woman was explaining her symptoms of hypothyroidism.  The man said he thought maybe he should get tested for it and the woman responded “men don’t get hypothyroidism, it’s a female hormonal thing”.   This is of course, totally wrong and both men and women can suffer …

The Nutritional Therapy Clinic is offering a new service to clients in 2016.  If you’re getting married or planning a special event such as a big birthday celebration like your 40th, 50th or 60th birthday or a wedding anniversary, you can get yourself slimmer, healthier and looking good for the event with the Metabolic Balance …

This delicious pudding is proof that you don’t have to deprive yourself over Christmas. The fruit provides a  natural sweetness and a fabulous gooey texture. You can make it so that it’s wheat free and you can use an alternative to butter so that it’s suitable for those with dairy or gluten intolerance. Makes 1 x 1 …

If you love mince pies but don’t want to eat unhealty pastry or even if you’re gluten intolerant, try this Healthy Mince Pies Mincemeat 2 apples 1 vanilla pod 100g raisins 100g sultana 100g dried cranberries ½ teaspoon of mixed spice Juice of 2 oranges 1tbsp coconut oil plus some for greasing tins ½ teaspoon …

Christmas can be difficult, we want to look our best and we also want to party and indulge during the festive season.  If you’ve been on the Metabolic Balance diet for a while or any other diet for that matter and done quite well, you can get a feeling of dread in the run up …

Many sufferers of PCOS find one of the most frustrating things about the disorder is their inability to lose weight.  Symptoms of PCOS can include feeling hungry all the time no matter what you eat, and this makes it very hard to lose weight. Polycystic Ovarian syndrome is a condition where small cysts grow on …

If you’re planning a family, then it makes sense to talk to a nutritionist to ensure that you get the best nutrition advice from conception through to your baby’s infancy,  thereby giving your baby the best possible start in life from all angles. Recent studies have shown that fertility problems in couples are increasing, with …

There are two types of fibre found in food: soluble and insoluble.  Soluble fibre can help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering LDL (‘bad’) blood cholesterol by interfering with the absorption of dietary cholesterol as well as maintaining blood glucose levels.   As the name suggests, soluble fibre can dissolve in water and food …

*Disclaimer: The information and advice provided by The Nutritional Therapy Clinic is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Any person suffering from conditions requiring medical attention, or who have symptoms that concern them, should consult a doctor. Testmonials on this site regarding weight loss and other issues are examples of what we have done for other clients and of what some of our clients have said about us. However, we cannot guarantee the results in any case. Your results may vary and every situation is different. Please see our disclaimer section for further information.