It was in the late 19th Century when Scientist, Robert Koch first discovered that certain bacteria could lead to particular diseases (like cholera and tuberculosis). Then in the 1920’s, the ‘golden age’ arrived with the discovery of antibiotics and by the end of World War II, penicillin was nicknamed ‘the wonder drug’ and had saved…Read More
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Tackling stress with a healthy diet
We are all probably pretty aware of what stress feels like…How it makes our heart beat faster, shortens our breath and creates a whirlwind of thoughts that can be hard to control. Being in a stressed state is often not a comfortable place to be in, but with our busy lives with the never ending…Read More
Keeping your brain hydrated!
Water is quite literally the source of life! It forms around 60- 80% of our bodies and is needed for a variety of different functions like regulating our body temperature and keeping certain areas (like our eyes!) moist. We also know that remaining hydrated can help us to prevent constipation, dry skin and even reduce…Read More
Getting to the ‘core’ of staff sickness
All disease starts in the gut Hippocrates Although made over 2000 years ago, there is a depth of new research showing that Hippocrates was in fact, very accurate within this statement. The importance of gut health Over the last 2 decades, we have learnt more and more about gut health and about its huge impact…Read More
Food, Mood and everything in between.
Following on from Mental Health Awareness Week (and Month) in May, I wanted to give you an overview of the information I shared throughout to help you make some small changes to your meals and mindset and hopefully improving how you feel. We know that 1 in 3 of us will suffer from a mental…Read More