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  • Are Allergies Making You Overweight?

    While most of us long for Spring, if you suffer from allergies it can mean streaming noses and itchy eyes. Reaching for medication might seem like the simplest solution but it could have unintended consequences. Read on…   A 2010 study from Yale University found that participants who took...
  • Gabriela Peacock

    Gabriela Peacock

    GP Nutrition is founded by Nutritional Therapist Gabriela Peacock. Gabriela’s background in modelling enlightened her to the importance of a nutritious diet, and its impact on maintaining a youthful body image. This led her to achieve a BSc Hons in Health Science (Nutritional Therapy) from the University of Westminster...
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    How To Eat After Exercise

    Not sure what to eat after exercise? Whichever physical activity you enjoy, these key nutrients will help replenish your energy stores.   You’ve lunged, squatted and sweated out toxins and now you are STARVING. So what’s the best food to re-fuel? The answer will depend on a number of...
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    Eat More To Lose Weight

    Why Eat More to Lose Weight?   Of the millions of people who follow popular diets every year, less than 1 percent will achieve permanent weight loss . Yet these statistics don’t dampen our dream of the quick fix; witness the popularity of TV shows like ‘The Biggest Loser.’...
  • Holistic Home Remedies

    Run out of deodorant? Feel a cold sore coming on? Rather than rush to Boots try these Holistic Home Remedies.   Baking Soda As well as making your muffins rise, baking soda (also known as bi-carb soda) is a powerful odour killer. For a homemade deodorant simply mix half a cup...
  • packaged food

    What’s Really In Your Packaged Food?

    What’s really in your packaged food?   The reality is that many of us rely on at least some packaged food to get through the day. There is nothing more frustrating than finding out the ‘healthy option’ you’ve been eating, is not so wholesome. The Dolmio sauce scandal earlier this...
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    How To Boost Your Children’s Immune Systems

    You can’t control the bugs and viruses your child is exposed to, but you can boost their defences with food. Top tips to boost your children’s immune system.   Probiotics, vitamin-rich veggies and cutting down on sugar are the bedrocks of good childhood nutrition. Leonora Bamford, founder of online...
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    Can These Foods Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

    Twenty-six million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer’s.   and by 2050, those numbers are set to quadruple, according to a 2006 study . There is currently no treatment for the disease, however, research is revealing there is a lot you can do to protect your brain, starting...