Entries by K Chick

Love Your Lymph: Immune System Part 2

Itchy skin? Rashes, boils or spots? Generally feeling sluggish? Prone to lumps and cysts? Or snotty, congested sinuses? Chances are, your lymph is overloaded. So let’s take a look at what that means, and how you can give it some love. What is your lymph, and what does it do? Your lymph is like flowing […]

Mushrooms and Microbes: Immune System Part 1

Autumn and your immune system I love autumn. Especially crisp, sunny days spent crunching red and orange leaves underfoot, watching squirrels squirrelling acorns away. I don’t love colds, flu, tummy bugs, chesty coughs, lingering viruses and sinus infections. Neither, I suspect, do you. Which is why we are focussing on your immune system right now, and […]

3 recipes to naturally boost energy

  Do you wake up feeling great, but then slump later in the day? Or do you feel tired from the moment you open your eyes? Or are you just finding you don’t have the energy you used to have? At various stages in your life, you may need to give your body some extra […]

The sugar-inflammation-disease connection – and how to stay healthy

Sugar-inflammation-disease We are all familiar with the connection between sugar and tooth decay. The link between sugar and type 2 diabetes is fairly accepted too. But what about the relationship between excessive sugar and heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, eczema and other chronic diseases? There are 2 steps along the sugar-inflammation-disease pathway: Excessive sugar intake […]

Blood sugar – why do you need to keep it in balance?

Blood sugar highs and lows I’m sure you’re at least a little familiar with the cycle of blood sugar rushes and crashes that might keep you reaching for the biscuit bowl or chocolate drawer. We’ve been brought up to believe we need to eat sugar for energy, so that’s what we do. What has become […]

Win a Bloom Weekend Retreat about Sugar

July’s Bloom Weekend Retreat is all about sugar. How and why to balance blood sugar, what to do about cravings, the link with inflammation, and how to give sweetness a healthy place in your diet. For a  chance to win, simply complete the following sentence, visit our Facebook page, and write it as a comment under the […]

Time to Spring Clean

  Spring is a time of optimism, inspiration and motivation. Like the young seedlings pushing up through the soil, you can harness that spring time energy of determination, shooting upwards towards the sunlight and freedom of movement. If you’ve been able to take full advantage of the settling, reflective time of winter, you will have […]

Guest Blog – My life in (and out of) food

Our latest guest blog comes from Jan Holden. We absolutely love what Jan has developed around food and wanted to share it with you, as it’s so aligned with our own philosophy and approach.   My life in (and out of) food by Jan Holden At the tender age of eight years, I was put […]

Win a Bloom Day Retreat

GIVEAWAY TIME! – Win a Bloom Day Retreat For a chance to win a free place on our Bloom Day Retreat on March 18th 2017, all you have to do is visit us on Facebook or Instagram, like the post about this competition and complete the following sentence in the comments below the post: “I […]