Childhood Asthma

Guest Blog by Sara Castoldi MSc (Hons) Ost   Childhood asthma is one of the most common respiratory disorders worldwide with increased prevalence in Western societies. According to World Health Organization (WHO, 2011) it is the most common chronic disease among children and in early…

Yeast for Dinner?

When most people think of yeast and the body, they tend to think of horrible infection that nobody wants. But recently I have been introduced to nutritional yeast, a savoury type of yeast that is used in a lot of vegan foods. It has a nutty,…

If You Don’t Snooze, You Lose

Everyone knows the feeling after a bad night’s sleep, from irritability to unproductivity, but longer lasting sleep disruption can have a much more significant effect on both our mental wellbeing and our physical health. Regular poor sleep increases the risk of obesity, heart disease and…