Tag Archives: children’s health

9 Eczema essentials

9 Eczema essentials Eczema cases have mushroomed in recent years.  The majority of new cases of eczema are in children under 5 years old.  In fact 1 in 5 children now suffer from eczema in the UK. Atopic eczema is an inflammatory skin condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin.  Scratching the skin leads to skin red, sore, […]

Easy almond blueberry and lemon breakfast pancakes

 Easy almond blueberry and lemon breakfast pancakes We eat eggs from our own hens for breakfast most days, completely organic and free range with large yellow yolks, they taste absolutely delicious. Eggs are a brilliant source of energy, loaded with nutrients, proteins, vitamins and minerals.  Yolks contains cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids, making eggs the perfect […]

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 […]

Ketogenic Diet – The Basics

Ketogenic Diet – The Basics The aim of a ketogenic diet plan is to achieve a ketosis metabolic state, where body cells are fuelled using ketones instead of glucose. Ketosis is a natural and beneficial process that helped the body survive during times when no food is available, so when fasting your body will switch over […]

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 […]

THE ECZEMA DIET CHALLENGE

16 lovely families joined us on the recent Eczema Diet Challenge committing to change their family’s diet and lifestyle for 30 days. They embraced new clean wholefoods and put aside (or in the bin!) inflammatory glutens, sugars, dairy and processed foods for the Challenge duration. Contact us to be added to the mailing list for future […]

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 […]

10 tips for a children’s ketosis diet

10 tips for a children’s ketosis diet    Parents considering a ketosis diet for their child have a great deal of questions. The Keto, Modified Atkins, lowGlycaemic Index or another low carb plan have some basic principles in common.  The following tips are from my own experience managing my daughter’s strict Ketogenic programme and my […]

Super Detoxing Blueberry Smoothie

The Leafie Detoxing Blueberry Smoothie is super good for you!  It has fab healthy ingredients that are  perfect to zap together to head off the beginnings of a cold or when you’re low on energy. This green / blue smoothie is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and essential fatty acids for the prevention of premature ageing […]

Our great big sugar high

Our great big sugar high The average Briton consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar each week, often in foods and drinks without knowing it. How is this peak sweet consumption impacting on our families health?     Many of us feel that we all eat too much sugar. Few of our children get through a day […]