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Alzheimers Awareness Month

30 Sep 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

September is World Alzheimer’s month with Tuesday 21st being World Alzheimer’s awareness day. The UK Alzheimer’s Society promotes the awareness month because they want people to come together to demonstrate how we can overcome these issues.   Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. More…


30 Sep 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Two years ago I had a bad accident, involving a horse. I was concussed and broke my collar bone in three places and three ribs. The fire of inflammation was critical to my healing and repair. So, if inflammation is doing such a good job,…


30 Sep 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Here in Mallorca, like most of the Mediterranean, we are in a heatwave. It is seriously hot and when I step outside it feels like I’m in a sauna. Even walking my dog in the evening after the sun goes down is sweaty work. What…

Own your Story

27 Jul 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Part of my mission for the Food for Thought community is to help people understand their body and brain. As some of you may know, I created and edited the book “Case Studies in Personalised Nutrition”. One of the key takeouts for practitioners is that helping…

Pandemic Brain

27 Jul 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Feeling anxious about going back to work? You are not alone.  I have had a few conversations with people recently where they told me they feel a bit of anxiety about their return to work. Maybe you are thinking “why is she talking about going…

Food Pyramid & Meal Planning

27 Jul 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Let’s talk about meal plans… In case you didn´t know, I am not a fan of meal plans. I get why lots of people ask for them; it seems obvious “just tell me what to eat, how much and when”.  Surely, that’s the simplest way? The…

Testimonial : Food for Thought Programme

27 Jul 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

“I actually enjoy grocery shopping now!”  Is this something you hear yourself say? At the end of my Food for Thought programme, I ask the participants some reflection questions on what they have taken from the programme.  I love the nuggets of insight that these…

Fermented Foods : My Conclusion

27 Jul 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

What I have learnt about fermentation so far? It is MUCH easier than I thought! My Sauerkraut Journey I practiced what I preached and followed the instructions for sauerkraut in Claudia Olivieri’s video and am amazed at the sauerkraut now sitting in my fridge. It is crunchy, tasty and versatile. I…

Fermented Foods Vs Probiotic Supplements

19 May 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

I have been talking a lot about fermented food and drink recently which has sparked a lot of curiosity and interest. A common question is “Do I get the same from taking a probiotic supplement?” It’s a great question. And given that both fermented foods…

The Sauerkraut Secret

13 May 2021, Posted by Angela in FYS News

Want to know the Sauerkraut Secret? I don’t know about you, but for me sauerkraut is one of those foods that never sounds appetising; and I have eaten sauerkrauts that, let’s face it, were NOT appetising. But that all changed a few years ago when I met…

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