What can we learn about weight gain from hibernating hedgehogs?

What can we learn about weight gain from hibernating hedgehogs?

Did you know that in colder climates hedgehogs hibernate?  The science behind how this is fascinating.  Hedgehogs are omnivorous i.e. they eat both animal and plant foods.  In spring their diet consists largely of snails and worms then in autumn they change to feast...
Food for stress

Food for stress

When going through a stressful period many people find comfort in reaching for comfort foods such as chocolate, bread or alcohol.  Although these foods may give you short term relief from your stress or anxiety they may also have the opposite affect and increase your...
Tips for managing stress

Tips for managing stress

It’s been a stressful 12 months and we’re all preparing for a bumpy ride this year too.  So I thought it was a good time to put together a few ideas for managing stress for you to try. Did you know that stress is not necessarily a bad thing? Some people thrive on the...
5 top tips for weight loss

5 top tips for weight loss

Deciding to lose weight can be quite easy – the actual task of losing weight itself can be quite difficult!   There are a lot of different diets and strategies – you’ve probably tried a few different ones yourself and had varying results.    Having helped many...