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Ten tips #4: Fill up on fibre

Fibre is found in plant foods including legumes – beans, lentils, peas; green vegetables and salads and fruits such as apples and berries; wholegrains including brown rice, pearl barley and buckwheat, jumbo oats and many seeds – flax (linseed), chia, hemp etc. Fibre is great for digestive wellness (helps to avoid constipation) and is filling [...]

Ten tips # 3: Cooking from scratch

The best way to make sure you’re eating healthy food is to cook it yourself from ingredients that are recognisable!  One of the reasons metabolic conditions such as obesity and type ll diabetes are prevalent is because we’ve become reliant on ultra processed foods in the form of ready meals and takeaways instead of cooking [...]

Back care advice for grandparents

We had a lovely message from a lady who had recently read our blog on back care written specifically for grandparents.  She wrote how useful she had found it so we thought it was high time we re-blogged it for all those who are looking after their grandchildren and maybe feeling the effects. At Luck's [...]

Ten tips # 2: Fermented foods

Fermented foods have become very popular in recent years although they have been around for millenia! Fermented foods increase the amount of beneficial gut bacteria so can help with digestion, but are also considered to offer anti-inflammatory, antioxidants and immune system benefits. Fermentation is a method of preserving foods and involves the breakdown of carbohydrates [...]

The link between emotion and physical pain Part lll

In her final blog examining the link between emotion and physical pain, Tone gives practical advice on how we can help ourselves. So, how can we mitigate the stress in our lives? It starts with awareness, observation and then change. Breath As we mentioned in the previous blog, when we are stressed our breathing becomes [...]

The link between emotional and physical pain Part ll

In the second part of her article examining the link between our emotions and the physical pain we may experience, Tone discusses the role of stress and how it manifests itself as physical pain. She explains how the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) controls how our bodies behave when under stress or pressure.  Further reading and [...]

The link between emotion and physical pain Part l

Tone has written a comprehensive article on the link between our emotions and the pain we feel in our bodies. This is a big subject so we have decided to divide it up in more easily digested chunks! In this first blog, she will explain more about emotional back and neck pain, what is going [...]

10 top tips to improve your health

Prof Tim Spector, author of The Diet Myth was a recent guest on Jim Al Khalili’s radio programme The Life Scientific. He argued the need to re-evaluate what we think we know about a good diet: the importance of diversity in the types of food we eat on a daily basis and the unique mix [...]

Fiona Hayers, Nutritional Therapist

We are delighted to welcome Fiona Hayers our new Nutritional Therapist who has joined the team at Luck's Yard Clinic. Fiona delivers individually tailored help to support you and your needs and she truly lives by her beliefs as well. Fiona says: 'health really comes from within and since the pandemic I have seen so many [...]

Scoliois – the facts

I would like to chat to you about scoliosis.  Scoliosis in children is relatively common (affecting up to 5.2%).  It is more common in girls than in boys and is very important that you pick it up quickly because faster treatment gets better and quicker results. What is scoliosis? It is an abnormal side-bending or [...]

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