Tag: nutrition

Lose weight naturally

By Claire Kimber, Nutritional Therapist With all the diets, detoxes and rapid weight loss programmes out there at the start of this New Year, how do you know which is the best for losing weight—and keeping it off?Research shows… none of them are! The standard diet paradigm has been to restrict calories on a long-term…

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Support your immune system – beating the winter ills

When you are ill, you can start to feel tired, achy and feverish. This is a sign that your body is fighting the infection and it’s trying to make you rest. Rather than fighting the symptoms and reaching for pills, it is better to support your body naturally by resting and having plenty of fluids…

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Sugar Awareness

Sugar Awareness! By Claire Kimber It’s the perfect time of year to bundle up with warm clothes and comfort food, though for many people, comfort food means cakes, sweets and sugary treats. However, sugary foods can be wreaking havoc on your health in ways you wouldn’t want to believe. Simple sugars are a source of…

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How poor sleep affects our health – by Claire Kimber

Stress is strongly associated with sleep disruption, as alterations in our stress response, which is regulated by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, can interfere with natural sleep patterns. Although the activity of the key stress hormone cortisol is reduced when we first fall asleep, levels of cortisol and its precursors rise in the morning, and are…

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Could nutritional therapy be for you? Pop in on 18th May!

Although it officially started at the end of March, spring is finally in the air! Winter has been holding on bringing with it cold, dark days which can have a detrimental effect on our health. So here are a number of health signals that mean your body may need a gentle nudge towards the transition…

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nutrition for health and energy

Everything we eat and drink affects how we think and feel! Our mood, learning ability and memory are all affected by the type and quality of foods we eat. With this in mind we are delighted to welcome nutritionist Claire Kimber to the team at The Terrace. Here are some key facts from her for…

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