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Praf Solanki – Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Praf Solanki – Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Introducing Praf Solanki, a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapy professional based in Leicestershire and working throughout the Midlands. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is often described as a supportive talking therapy.  CBT helps individuals to develop coping mechanisms to manage a wide range of mental and physical ill-health related behaviours and problems, […]

Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates Recipe

Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates I’m often asked for suggestions on how to take daily supplements on the keto diet. This Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates Recipe is the perfect fat bomb recipe to maintain fat levels during the day, particularly for young keto dieters missing their treats or feeling left out at parties. The Macadamia Ketogenic Chocolates are also very useful […]

Real Gelatine Jelly

Real Gelatine Jelly Commercial jelly to me is just too sweet, suspiciously brightly coloured with an overpowering sweet smell. Generally shop bought jelly (jello) is made from gelatine sourced from commercially fed livestock of non-disclosed welfare standards. It’s loaded with sugars or artificial sweeteners, flavouring, colouring and preservatives. Any trace of the original goodness has […]

Fermented Kombucha Bliss Balls Recipe

Fermented Kombucha Bliss Balls Recipe (Makes 18 approx) Were waking up to the importance of the trillions of tiny microflora living in our bodies.  These good bacteria, particularly those in our gut, play a vital role in maintaining our health, aiding digestion, supporting our immune system responses and may even help to control our weight. The most effective way to encourage […]

5 vital reasons to take care of gut health

  The health of our stomach has much more influence on our mood, immunity and skin health than previously thought.  Our often taken for granted gut is a vital portal to the body, processing an enormous variety of food and drinks, absorbing nutrients and protecting the body against toxins. The gut is the largest component of our body’s […]

9 Natural Dairy-Free Sources of Calcium

Natural Dairy Free Sources of Calcium Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is necessary to support many vital functions in maintaining our family’s health, including: building and maintaining strong bones and teeth regulating healthy blood vessels, blood pressure, muscle contractions, including heartbeat and ensuring blood clots normally essential metabolic functions nerve transmission and hormone discharging […]

Gentle Detox Bath Soak Preparation

Gentle Detox Bath Soak Preparation   This is traditionally the time to think about health and for some of us that will mean beginning new positive eating and lifestyle routines.  New Year is also linked with ‘the detox’, but detoxification of the body shouldn’t be about unsustainable eating programmes and punishing exercise routines.  Think about removing […]

Gut, Diet and Neurological Health

Gut, Diet and Neurological Health   A healthy diet is critical to your physical and mental health.  A compromised digestive system can impact on your body systems and functions, including your brain, and ultimately result in physical and mental disorders and ill-health. The link between diet and mental health “is a very new field; the first papers only […]

8 Tips to Avoid Real Food Battles With Your Kids

8 Tips to Avoid Real Food Battles With Your Kids How to avoid real food battles at home.  Parents looking to increase the healthy nutritious foods  in their family’s diets can often come up against a battle of wills, as children, and even partners, resist changing from their familiar foods to healthier whole foods. I have heard […]

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies

5 top reasons modern living is causing allergies One in three of us suffer from allergies.   Allergies cause over 20,000 people in England to visit hospital every year.  Horse hair, egg, grass pollen, dog and cat hair, peanuts, shellfish, dust mites and latex allergies, grain, dairy, soya, gluten the list of allergies and intolerances in our modern world goes […]