Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Nutrition

Book Review Vlog – Brain Changer by Prof Felice Jacka

My first vlog! I know we are all busy and sometimes it is easier and more relaxing to watch videos instead of reading blogs. So I thought I'd try something different - vlogging! This week I start small, with a book review. I review a book I recently read on nutritional psychiatry by Prof Felice Jacka.… Continue reading Book Review Vlog – Brain Changer by Prof Felice Jacka

Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Stress Management

Audible & Feel Better in 5

I love reading, over the past couple of years I’ve really got into non-fiction books and the list of books I want to read has been getting longer and longer! I’m not the fastest reader, and as like most of you, am often juggling different things and reading gets relegated to just 5 or 10… Continue reading Audible & Feel Better in 5

Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Stress Management

What I’m Listening To

This week I'm posting a new page as a blog to let you know I've updated the podcast page on the blog - you can find it here, it's under the 'What I'm Listening To' heading. I thought I’d change things up a bit around here! Instead of posting my podcast of the week from… Continue reading What I’m Listening To

Behaviour Change, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Public health

Making ‘The Januaries’ Sustainable

So, it’s this time of year when everyone seems to be sharing their new year’s resolutions and have advice on how to become the ‘new you’. If you are using the new year (decade even!) to stimulate some action and motivate you to make healthy life choices great! I applaud you. To make the greatest… Continue reading Making ‘The Januaries’ Sustainable

Doctor Life, Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress Management

Transforming health and wellbeing through lifestyle changes

As you might have seen on my Instagram stories, this week I gave a couple of workshops at Bournemouth University as part of a GP study day. The study day is an annual event when Foundation Year 2 doctors currently in GP, and trainees from the first 2 years of the GP training programme in… Continue reading Transforming health and wellbeing through lifestyle changes

Main blog page, Nutrition, Planetary Health

The EAT-Lancet Commission report through a blue lens

Earlier this year the EAT-Lancet commission published their findings of a sustainable diet that could support the nutritional needs of our growing population whilst preserving our planet, this was called ‘The Planetary Health Diet’. I wrote a blog on it. A follow-up from some of the authors of this commission paper was released recently and… Continue reading The EAT-Lancet Commission report through a blue lens

Lifestyle Medicine, Main blog page, Movement, Nutrition, Series - Lifestyle Medicine in NICE guidance, Sleep

Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain

Following on from last week, I'm discussing NICE guidance is going to be ‘Preventing excess weight gain’  (NICE guidance NG7). I started this discussion last week, so if you haven't read this yet, I recommend it. Further advice for parents and carers of children and young people Encourage parents, carers and everyone in regular contact… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain