The food that we eat can influence how the brain operates. Some foods can interfere with how the brain works. However, if you focus your diet on the nutrients that the brain needs, you can support optimal brain function improving your cognition, mood, sleep, creativity and innovation.Read More
While studying and when opening my clinic, I was often asked a couple of questions, “what is Nutritional Medicine?” and “why would I see a nutritionist?”. This article provides some insight into the world of Nutritional Medicine and what I do as a clinical nutritionist.Read More
At first its fun. You're performing every day, giving it your all, and loving the thrill of the game. You strive to do it all and have it all. You work hard and play harder. You have a successful career, wonderful family and you're upstanding in the community.
And then it happens, you start to get tired, put on weight, and lose your mojo. Your get-up-and-go just got-up-and-went. You feel tired all the time and lack motivation. You feel like you are losing your memory, have trouble focusing, and have brain fog.Read More
When we think about it, it makes sense that not getting enough sleep will impair the way we perform, but we push that out of our minds when we have a deadline to meet and a pile of paperwork on our desks. In fact, working long hours, pulling all-nighters, and sending emails in the middle of the night has kind of become a badge of honour in many of our "high performing organisations".Read More
High achievers are always pushing themselves to be better, faster and more productive, however that drive for perfection could be taking you down the road to burnout town. With the holiday season ringing in our ears, its ‘stacks on’ for those of us that try to be all things to all people.
If this time of year leaves you feeling extreme stress, overwhelmed and physically or emotionally exhausted, here are a few things to keep you from losing your mind and your mojo in the lead up to the holidays. Here are 7 timely tips to keep you on track leading into the holiday season.Read More