Welcome to Recipe for Health
We work with people who would like to feel better and take more control of their health. We provide support, encouragement and practical advice to help you make real and permanent changes to improve your health and keep it on track. If you would like to have more energy, feel less stressed and prioritise your health without compromising your enjoyment of food then get in touch.
The benefits of sleep are more than just avoiding feeling tired. Sleep: • Maximises melatonin which has antioxidant and protective effects in your body • Increases the amount of nutrients taken up from digestion• Allows time for healing and regeneration of your cells. • Helps your emotional balance and allows consolidation of factual memories • […]
Being at home with high levels of boredom and in need of emotional and physical comfort, makes it easy to lapse into some unhealthy food habits, with the potential to gain weight.You may see lockdown as an opportunity to re-calibrate some aspects of your life and your weight could be one of those. If you […]
As with all body systems it is important for our immune system to be in balance. Ideally, we want our immune system to defend us against attack from pathogens and toxins, protect our cells but not overreact to safe stimulus such as foods or our own body. An overactive immune system which leads to too […]
Whilst we are all cooped up inside in these extreme circumstances it is highly likely that stress levels will rise. However, everything you can do to reduce the impact stress has on you will help support your general health. Unfortunately, the negative health effects of stress can be far reaching. Apart from the impact it […]
You are probably doing more cooking whilst you are in lockdown but you might not be able to get the ingredients you need for your recipe and you might be trying to limit the amount of times that you visit the shops. So here are some ideas for some swaps or ingredient saving ideas which […]
If like me you go through your fridge and find lots of small amounts of ingredients that in their own right could not make a meal, this recipe might suit you. Use it up minestrone is a flexible soup which is a good way to use up bits and pieces of veg and some of […]
If ever there was a time to improve cooking experience and skills, experiment in your cooking or find innovative ways to reduce food waste and costs, this is the time. Many people are cooking more meals at home for more people as eating out is not an option and we are confined to the house […]
We have talked generally about how the Mediterranean diet is really healthy. There are specific nutrients which can support immunity. These include Vitamins A,C, E and D, Zinc and Selenium. In addition beta-glucans and lysine (an amino acid), which have antiviral properties. Good food sources of these important nutrients are: Vitamin A/Beta carotene oily fish […]
General health, and therefore immunity, is supported by eating a Mediterranean style diet. Why is a Mediterranean diet good for immunity? Well it contains 6-8 portions of vegetables and fruit per day across a rainbow of colours, all of which boost your levels of anti-oxidants. In addition this diet would include:• easy to digest protein […]
Over the coming weeks we will be posting about information the nutrients that help support the immune system, digestive integrity and managing inflammation. We will also look at lifestyle factors such as sleep and stress which impact on your general health as well as your immunity and give you tips and recipes for cooking in […]
FREE ENERGY REVIEW
Would you like to have more energy so you can get more out of life? Often a few simple changes to the way you eat can make a big difference to how you feel. To help you start to achieve your health goals, we are offering you a free energy review (20 minute phone consultation). To take up this offer please complete the information below and we will contact you to make an appointment. Your information is confidential and will not be shared with anyone else.