Do you know the difference between chronological and biological age and that we can reduce our biological age through lifestyle changes and diet?

Age is more than just a number, and understanding the difference between chronological age and biological age can make a significant difference in promoting optimal ageing. Chronological age is simply the number of years a person has been alive, whereas biological age takes into account physiological measurements that assess how old a person’s body appears. […]

What is Type 2 Diabetes, and is it reversible through diet?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease characterised by high blood sugar levels due to the body’s inability to use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar properly. It is the most common form of diabetes. It is caused by a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors, such as being overweight or obese, having a […]

What is intermittent fasting and why is it beneficial?

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Intermittent fasting (IF) has gained popularity over the past decade. In my clinic, I have found it a powerful tool towards achieving weight loss and optimising health primarily because the time-restricted feeding subcategory of IF, which most of my clients prefer, does not involve calorie-restriction. Also, once clients become accustomed to it, they report feeling […]

Sugar: what is it and how is it harmful?

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Today, more than ever before, we are hearing the word “sugar” bandied about everywhere, and are being warned of the health risks associated with high intakes of it. We are told that “added” or “free” sugars are harmful; and that it is these sugars we need to cut back on because they cause our blood […]

Inflammation, sugar and metabolic syndrome

Inflammation, sugar and metabolic syndrome

It is highly likely that you will have experienced some type of inflammation at some point in your life, whether it has been in your joints, around the point of an injury, or after exercise. Inflammation is a healthy immune response to invaders such as certain bacteria and viruses, and anything trying to damage the cells in […]