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The Ultimate Porridge Recipe to up your Breakfast Game

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify
Knitwear at the ready: it’s getting cold, folks. Or, colder, I should say. This is England after all. With temperatures dipping and days getting shorter, its getting increasingly difficult to roll out of bed in the mornings. Our plan? Make your breakfast worth getting up for.
Why choose porridge?
Other than […]

By |September 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Ultimate Porridge Recipe to up your Breakfast Game

Diet Tips: Can your Gut Health Affect your Happiness?

Written by Ms Jill Barber for Doctify
Almost every single stock photo related to eating has people laughing uproariously at their meal. But is the food you’re merrily munching away on actually making you happy? We know that our diet can affect our physical appearance – sugar gives us spots, junk food makes us gain weight. […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Diet Tips: Can your Gut Health Affect your Happiness?

Attention Coffee Addicts: Here’s what Caffeine is Doing to your Heart

Written by Mr Inderpaul Birdi  and The Nutrition Clinic for Doctify
There’s nothing quite like that morning cup of coffee. And the one after that. Plus, that afternoon flat white. Even if you’re not one for the coffee fix, Diet Coke, green tea, energy drinks all have one thing in common: caffeine.

Yes, it can perk you […]

By |June 24th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Attention Coffee Addicts: Here’s what Caffeine is Doing to your Heart

October Health News

In October, as the weather turns and the darkness falls, I’m asking myself some big questions. What should we do about antibiotic resistance? When should I give my child peanut butter? And is my activity tracker to blame for my declining fitness levels?

 

Fit bit or bit fat?

When I reach my activity goal on my wearable […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on October Health News

Eating habits during pregnancy

A healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone to maintain at all times but for pregnant and breastfeeding women what is being consumed also affects the baby, probably more significantly than initially thought. There are many guides out there as to what pregnant women should eat such as this from the NHS. In the past, […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Eating habits during pregnancy

Can drinking water before meals make you eat less?

We all know it’s important to drink water to stay hydrated and healthy. However drinking water before meals may be a great way of controlling food intake and feeling fuller quicker. We had a look at some interesting studies that show how water can really fill you up.

Drinking water can help prevent you from overeating by […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Can drinking water before meals make you eat less?

Ask the expert: The Link Between Acne and Diet

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify 

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions – I see people with it in my clinic everyday.  In fact, nearly 85% of people aged between 12 and 24 will suffer from acne at some point. It’s not just a problem for teenagers though: older adults get it too, […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: The Link Between Acne and Diet

Going sugar free? Choose wisely, the devil is in the detail

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify
The Truth About Sugar
Most of us are getting lured in by sugar free product claims, but little are we being told what xylitol, stevia and the rest really are, and if they are any better for our health than sugar.

Since the market has become flooded with sugar substitutes, it’s difficult […]

By |July 21st, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Going sugar free? Choose wisely, the devil is in the detail