Foods for Great Skin

Taking care of our skin, the largest organ in the body, is paramount to many of us. Having great skin is linked to health and vitality, and a bad skin day can reduce in lower confidence and self esteem.

What we eat has a big impact on the health of our skin. As food is digested, it is broken down into polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are then used to build healthy skin. If you eat highly processed foods, low nutrients foods, or deprive yourself of good nutrition, your skin won’t be as healthy as it could be.

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Marvellous Madrid

Recently I was lucky enough to take some time off work to go on a holiday, and eat some absolutely amazing meals. If you are anything like me, when you are going on holidays, you ask people you know who have been there what they recommend… So I thought that I would share some of […]

48 Hours In Hong Kong

In a recent post I spoke about some of my favourite places to eat in Madrid. On the way, we were lucky enough to stop off in Hong Kong. Thanks to some wonderful friends and family members, we already had quite a few recommendations. So where to start?! Breakfast: There’s no place like it for […]

Nutrition for the Travelling Athlete

Eating well on holidays can sometimes be difficult. Finding the right foods to fuel physical activity, and ensure optimal performance can be even more challenging! On our recent holiday, I experienced this first hand, with my partner planning 3 days of cycling in the Pyrenees, and me planning on some long trail-runs there, and a […]

Which Milk?

One of the questions I am regularly asked is ‘Which milk is best?’, or ‘What is your favourite milk to recommend?’. You would expect the answer to be clear cut, however the answer is more shades of grey than black and white. Dairy milk Full cream, low fat, skim, A2, lactose free… so many options! […]

Eat Food. Mostly Plants.

‘Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants’ ‘Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.’ This quote is by an author from the US by the name of Michael Pollan, and a quote that I think resonates with the way humans would most benefit from eating. Research shows that adequate consumption of plant food reduces the […]