Author archives: Meghan Foulsham

Supporting Menopause and Beyond Through Nutrition

Navigating the complex and transformative journey of menopause is a milestone that every woman eventually faces. While this natural transition brings with it a variety of physical and emotional changes, one powerful tool that often goes overlooked is the role of diet and nutrition. Just as our bodies evolve over time, so do our nutritional […]

The profound connection between mental and physical health

The connection between mental and physical health is more than just a casual relationship – it’s a profound interplay that shapes our well-being. The two operate through a web of biological and chemical processes that tie our bodies and minds together. Neurotransmitters don’t just affect our mood but also influence our physical sensations. For instance, […]

Ultra-Processed Foods – The SACN update

What are ultra-processed foods? “Processed food” is a term that is thrown around a lot in everyday life – in the media, by the government, by friends and family – pretty much anyone you speak with will have a perception of processed foods. But this perception is not always correct. Technically speaking, the majority of […]

Ozempic: Are Weight Loss Injections Safe?

What are Weight Loss Injections? In recent weeks, the news has been filled with articles regarding semaglutide – perhaps better known under the brand names it’s sold under, of Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus. But are weight loss injections safe for us to use? Semaglutide has previously been used as a treatment for type 2 diabetes, but […]

8 Tips for a Healthier You – Healthy Eating Week 2023

12-16th June 2023 marks ‘Healthy Eating Week’ in the UK, which aims to promote and support healthier lifestyles, this year, focussing on everyone. With the cost of living crisis continuing, the affordability of sustaining a healthy diet has been seriously impacted (check out our previous post on how the cost of food affects diet, here), […]

Dairy or Non – What Milk Should I Choose?

1st June marks World Milk Day, a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, with the idea to recognise the importance of milk as a global food.  While dairy is the more traditionally thought of ‘milk’, in a constantly-evolving society, there’s a plethora of milk alternatives available now, and as […]

Supporting Digestive Health on World Digestive Health Day

World Digestive Health Day is celebrated on 29th May every year and was launched 19 years ago in 2004 to mark the 45th anniversary of the creation of the World Gastroenterology Organisation. Each year, The World Gastroenterology Organisation selects a ‘theme’ for World Digestive Health Day, with the theme for 2023 being “Your Digestive Health: […]

5 Tips On How to Have a Healthy Bank Holiday

Along with the longer-than-usual break from work stress, for most Brits, Bank Holidays are associated with BBQs and booze, with a hefty 712 million pints estimated to have been consumed over the Platinum Jubilee weekend last year. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it. Despite the fun and festivities around Bank Holidays, it […]