SPPONSORED BY When I first began studying nutrition in 2009 there was pretty much no mention of gut health. I took the deep dive into nutrition to try and help my own health and in particular my mental health. Since then a lot has changed and most of us now know that to maintain… Continue reading HOW TO MAKE YOUR GUT HEALTHY AND HAPPY
A growing chorus of doctors and researchers warns that electromagnetic fields from many of the hallmarks of modern life have been linked to a wide variety of health risks ranging from sleeplessness to cancer. Wireless technology has forever changed how we communicate with our family and the world but is it coming at a cost and what… Continue reading Keeping Yourself Safe in an Electronic World
Probiotics are the superhero of the gut world! With the increased focus on their benefits Probiotics have become one of the biggest trends today Why? A probiotic deficiency may very well be a root cause of digestive, physical or even mental health illness. Probiotics aka “friendly bacteria” have become an easy and effective way for… Continue reading WHAT DOES YOUR GUT TELL YOU?
Vitamin D, sometimes referred to as the “sunshine vitamin”, is a hormone-like, fat-soluble vitamin that your body produces when it is in direct contact with sunlight. Sunscreen however, important for protection from melanoma and rapid aging of the skin, blocks these rays. So while we do make it naturally, it is recommended to take supplements.… Continue reading 15 HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D
As I have been facialist and skincare specialist for over 20 years I get asked quite a lot by my clients ‘Virginie, Why should I choose a natural skincare or makeup?’ My answer is simply ‘Why not choose a natural quality product if you have the choice?’ It is up to us to take control… Continue reading Virginie Claire explains how parabens effect your skin
Depression is a mental health condition which affects a person’s thinking, feelings, energy and behaviour. It is the most common mental health condition, affecting some 300,000 people in Ireland. Sponsored by The World Health Organisation define depression as “a common mental disorder, characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth,… Continue reading TOP TIPS TO BEAT THE BLUES
You can’t open a newspaper or turn on a TV these days without hearing about the latest greatest wellness trend However if I’m honest, when it comes to health it frustrates me that we focus so much of our time and attention on what we put into our body with minimal awareness or understanding about… Continue reading WHATS REALLY HARMING YOUR HEALTH?
There’s a lot of talk these days about healthy eating, but some things I hear make me question if we really understand what eating healthily means I have teamed up with the butlers pantry to explore the area of healthy food on the go. I have been given some of their winter menu to… Continue reading THE BUTLERS PANTRY TOP TIPS FOR EATING MORE HEALTHY
The menopause is a natural stage in your life and there a number of top tips to help you prepare and pass through this transition easily and comfortably Symptoms that your body is preparing for the menopause can start in the mid-40s (or earlier) and can include changes in the frequency or heaviness of your… Continue reading NATURAL SOLUTIONS FOR MENOPAUSE
Anxiety is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting 1 in 13 people in Ireland. Anxiety differs from fear in that, while fear is a rational response to a real danger, anxiety usually lacks a clear or realistic cause. Sponsored by Feeling anxious occasionally is normal.. people may feel anxious coming up to exams,… Continue reading MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY