Fathers Day Gifts for a Health Conscious Dad

June has just begun, the sun is making more of an appearance, and Fathers Day is just around the corner. The only problem you have is what to get your dad that he won’t already have. Read on to see how to pick the perfect fathers day gifts. Picking the perfect Fathers Day gifts When it comes to picking dad a …

Easy Weight Loss Tips: Beat Cravings Once and For All

A Nutritionist’s Top Tips for Easy Weight Loss Our guide to easy weight loss and staying safe as you ditch those lbs. Read on to see step-by-step tips to help you on your easy weight loss journey. Set yourself realistic goals Realistic goals are achievable and success boosts confidence in your ability to lose weight. A weight loss of 2lbs a …

How to Combat Depression – Eat Yourself Happy!

What is Depression and who can it Affect? The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently identified depression as the leading cause of disease burden amongst high income countries. In the UK alone, around 1 in 20 people have been diagnosed with depression although this number is thought to be substantially greater due to those who have not yet been diagnosed. Depression …

How does Quinton get from the Sea to Me?

Why is the sea is one of the earth’s greatest natural resources? The sea covers 72% of the Earth’s surface and provides 97% of its water supply. Supplying half of the its oxygen, the sea is the only place to contain traces of all elements found on Earth. It is our planet’s life support system. Life began in the sea and it remains …

How can Quinton Benefit your Baby?

From pregnancy to birth, we want to make sure we are providing our cells with the best environment for our baby be as healthy and happy as it can be. Why are minerals and trace elements best for baby? Minerals and trace elements are important during pregnancy. They have many functions that help reduce the risk of difficulties that may arise during pregnancy …

How to reduce stress in modern, busy lives

What is Stress? Stress is the response/reaction in the body, to a certain situation. The body goes into flight or fight mode, stimulating the pituitary gland and the adrenals to release specific hormones. The hormones released are cortisol, adrenaline and norepinephrine. The resultant hormonal changes that occur in the body can impact the body and mind. How do you improve …

How to help ease the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)? Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disorder affecting the brain. This means that T-cells of the immune system respond to healthy tissues as threats. The myelin sheath (protective lining) in the brain is degenerated and stripped from the nerves as a result of MS. This can then cause inflammation. The symptoms of MS range from problems with the bladder …

Better health, better you: The importance of being well nourished and hydrated

“You can trace every sickness, every disease, and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” –       Dr. Linus Pauling, Two-time Nobel Prize winner This week is Nutrition and Hydration Week which serves as a gentle reminder that we all need to be conscientious about our health. In the UK, one in three people admitted to hospital have, or are at risk …

Reducing the risks of premature birth

What is premature birth? In the UK, one mother in every thirteen suffers a premature birth i.e. going into labour before 37 weeks. In most cases, labour starts itself and signs are the same as labour at full term. However, about one-quarter of babies born prematurely is due to concerns about the mother and/or baby. What are the risks of premature birth? …

A Day in the Life of a Nutritionist

Why I wake up psyched everyday: Having grown up with a “foodie” family, cooking with home-grown vegetables and experimenting in the kitchen has always been something I have loved from a young age. My passion and love for food became something close to my heart when I started to notice how nourishing my own body with the right nutrients and …