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    The Importance of Omega-3s in Joint Health

    When looking to improve your joint health, omega-3s are usually one of the main supplements you will come across, and that’s for good reason. Omega-3s are a type of fat that we can’t make in our bodies, so we need to get this essential nutrient from our diets. Research consistently shows the benefits of increasing the intake of omega-3s in supporting our health where any form of inflammation occurs, including joint health in the treatment of arthritic conditions. Omega-3 sources Chronic inflammation lies at the root of many painful joint problems. Omega-3s have particular affinity for bringing inflammation back into balance. Dietary sources include nuts and seeds such as flaxseeds,…

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    Can Self-Help Techniques Help to Flatten the Mental Health Curve?

    It’s no surprise that recent research reveals that our mental health has taken a toll since the start of the pandemic. Stress about getting ill, job losses, family members’ health, in addition to feelings of isolation and loneliness has impacted many across the globe. Even though there is light at the end of the tunnel, and we should be able to slowly start getting back to some normality over the coming months, it doesn’t mean an end to the mental health crisis we are seeing.   Current state of affairs  According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), more than two-thirds of adults in the UK (69%) report feeling somewhat…

  • Read about Linda’s inspirational story, from receiving a cancer diagnosis, to thriving to now helping others

    Linda Curtis, a Holistic Room practitioner talks about her journey from being diagnosed with cancer, healing and now using her knowledge and experience to help others who are going through their own cancer journeys.   What was your life like before you were diagnosed with Thyroid cancer? I was very emotional prior to being diagnosed and struggled for years with gut troubles and anxiety, not knowing that this very well could have been attributed to a ‘faulty thyroid’. I had always been a fairly healthy eater but always seemed to struggle with bloating as mentioned.   What was your emotional state like when you received the diagnosis? When I received the…

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    Natural Remedies for Hay Fever Sufferers

    It’s that time of year again when many of us suffer with dreaded hay fever. Symptoms range from sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, itchy, red or watery eyes through to headaches leaving us feeling tired and searching for solutions.   Diet and Nutrition   If you don’t like the idea of popping pills to treat your symptoms, there are many natural options you can try. One option is to take a nutritional approach by changing your diet and incorporating more “low-histamine” foods to help ease symptoms. There is also a myriad of supplements that can address the symptoms such as vitamin c, which is a known natural…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – Francesca Liparoti – Nutritional Therapy – London & Online

      What therapy do you practice? Nutritional Therapy – Nutrition & healthy lifestyle coaching What led you to do what you do? In my 20s I struggled with so many symptoms that held me back from living life to the full such as IBS, severe PMS, headaches, fatigue and depression. I could never get to the root of my issues until I started working with a Nutritional Therapist . My health and wellbeing transformed and I have never looked back. I was so inspired and passionate that I went on to study and train to become a Nutritional Therapist and finally qualified in 2013. What’s the best thing about doing…