Anti-inflammatory foods are not just important for those of us with inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or other conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), they are also important for things such as exercise/ muscle recovery and heart health. Her are my favourite anti-inflammatory foods, try and buy organic as much as possible and see what creative ideas you can come up with to incorporate some of them into your diet on a regular basis.Read More
We live in a world where time is money. So why waste time traveling to an appointment when you don't have to? I find I actually get better results from the clients I coach online vs those I coach face to face. Sometimes people think the online coaching lacks the personal touch but I couldn't disagree more. Normally when starting with a new client, the first session may be a video call rather than voice call. This is so that the client has an opportunity to see me in person rather than just hear a voice. With subsequent sessions I tend to prefer to keep them to voice calls only, but it is really up to the client and their wishes, I'm happy with either.Read More
I decided to start my 5 day cleanse after a self-indulgent weekend trip to Berlin. I had consumed many things I would not normally and was in need of a cleanse post trip! I picked the 'Lean and Green' package which consisted of the juices below, as well as some packets of mixed nuts and detox tea bags.
Cleanses are useful for flushing toxins built up in the body, reducing caffeine and other food cravings and boosting energy levels. During this cleanse I was encourages to eat raw fruits and vegetables and not consume caffeine, alcohol, meat, dairy or carbs such as bread, pasta and rice.Read More
What are Cacao nibs and why are they good for you?
Cacao has a high level of flavonoids, also known as antioxidants. The levels are much higher than other antioxidant foods such as green tea or red wine. Cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can get, which means it is less processed than cocoa or chocolate. Cacao also has a high magnesium content, which is a very important mineral needed by the body. The Cacao fruit tree (Theobroma Cacao) grows cacao pods which contain the cacao seeds. Cacao nibs are simply the cacao seeds that have been chopped up into small pieces.Read More
Does Your Business Need A Health Boost?
Having a healthy and happy group of employees can make a vast difference to the success and functioning of a business. Do you think your business could do with a health boost this year?
Want to reduce workplace sickness in your office? Encouraging your staff to live a healthier life can make a big different in the amount of sick time your employees take. Sickness can be taken for many reasons.Read More
Make A New Years Goal To Improve Your Health
Looking after your health is one of the most important things you can do, but why is it so hard for so many? We all come up with excuses as to why we don't have time to exercise, don't have the money to buy healthy, organic food or justify the need to have a glass or two of wine at the end of a stressful work day. People forget it's the little things you do every day which affect your long-term health. The New Year is a perfect time to re-assess your health goals and make a plan to achieve those goals. Whether you live in and around Amsterdam or anywhere else in the world, Helen can help you to get your health back on track! Helen encourages small maintainable changes to your lifestyle that do not take much effort to achieve and are therefore easier to continue for the future.Read More