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Naturopathic NutritionistEmpowering men & women to heal from stress & disease through tailored whole foods & lifestyle changes1-2-1 consultations

Helen Barnshaw

4 Nov

Make homemade alternatives to eat more nutrient dense & sugar reduced lollies

You’ll already know that manufacturers process food so that we keep buying. This means they put excess refined sugar in most foods. Although recent law for a 20% sugar reduction in food produced by 2020, has meant that manufacturers have …

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Helen Barnshaw

18 Aug

The benefits of getting more fruit & vegetables in your diet

    CALCIUM: Supports bone health & muscle function. FIBRE: Reduce coronary disease. FOLATE: Supports healthy child birth. IRON: Healthy blood & normal functioning of cells. MAGNESIUM: Healthy bones & helps assimilate other nutrients. POTASSIUM: Maintains healthy blood pressure. SODIUM: …

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Helen Barnshaw

23 Jun

Benefits of growing your own produce

  The benefits of growing your own fruit, vegetables and herbs are tenfold.  It’s easy to do, with lots of online resources to help get you started. Please check out the Royal Horticultural Society: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/beginners-guide/vegetable-basics Not only does it give …

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Helen Barnshaw

21 May

Staying trim and healthy during lockdown

  So we’re now being allowed out to exercise for longer than an hour a day….whoop whoop! What about the the challenge of sustaining a healthy eating routine? You’ve stocked up the fridge with fresh fruit & veg, to make …

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Helen Barnshaw

14 May

How is sleep so important in the story of our health?

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When we sleep, we allow our bodies to go into a deep state of healing and repair. This is where our bodies do their recovery work. When we hinder our sleep with poor routine, toxins, and stress, over long periods …

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Helen Barnshaw

7 May

The art of staying resilient during social distancing

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It’s totally normal to feel demotivated and a bit upside down during these times.  There are lots of ways to help get you motivated and back on form again. Here are my tips for creating good days and lifting myself …

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Helen Barnshaw

30 Apr

Homemade Healthy Ginger Beer

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Helen Barnshaw

3 Apr

The best defence against covid-19 ? ??

?????????Is to heal and strengthen your immune system. ?Whether that looks like reversing symptoms of an illness, or beginning to reverse a disease, the immune system is where to start.?There are some simple tips out there to start strengthening your …

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Helen Barnshaw

27 Feb

Having trouble getting all your MICRO and MACRO NUTRIENTS cleanly?

?Have you tried MICRO ALGAE??As well as containing Proteins, Lipids, and Carbohydrates, it’s also a powerhouse of Vitamins A C & E, various B Vitamins, and minerals Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, and Iodine.?THE BENEFITS✔️I use Micro Algae in place of …

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Helen Barnshaw

2 Dec

Why is sleep so important for health and wellbeing? ??

When the body sleeps, it goes into a deep healing state, helping to repair and recover the body from stress and damage. Not getting enough sleep – over a long period of time – inevitably prevents the body from being …

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Helen Barnshaw

7 Nov

Keeping your immune system strong

The colder months have now arrived, and we’re experiencing more colds & flu virus’ ? than ever. ? Although scientists don’t yet understand why we are more susceptible to this in the winter months, we do know that the cold …

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Helen Barnshaw

28 Oct

Ways to raise your Serotonin and feel good hormones for powerful healing and sustained happiness

? Raising and supporting our happiness is one of the most important parts of sustainable wellbeing. Feeling good enables us to break through poor learned habits more easily and to reach higher levels of healing that are sustainable beyond. ? …

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Helen Barnshaw

17 Oct

Healing yourself from a winter virus or flu ? ?⚠️

? Recently I came down with a dreaded gastrointestinal virus. I’m not one for contracting virus’ normally as I thought my immune health was strong. Turns out I was wrong. I know I haven’t been looking after my health as …

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Helen Barnshaw

10 Oct

YOU ARE ENOUGH ?

? Believe it!!! ? I always used to hear that saying to yourself ‘you are complete’ is a way of helping you to accept yourself for who you are and what you have now. ? We often fail to recognise …

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Helen Barnshaw

3 Oct

Why not replace a meal with a healthy homemade shake? ?

? This gives me the nutrients & fuel I need for a busy day, whilst safely reducing my calorie intake to lose a few pounds. – – And it tastes delicious ? – – ? * 1 cup Nut milk …

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Helen Barnshaw

27 Sep

Non-Dairy Ways to Get Calcium & Improve its Absorption

???????‍♀️? ? FOODS HIGH IN CALCIUM: – Green Leafy vegetables such as Broccoli, Cabbage, Okra. – Soya Beans. – Tofu. – Nuts. – Fish (esp with small bones you can eat). ? WAYS TO SUPPORT CALCIUM ABSORPTION: * Include these …

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Helen Barnshaw

16 Sep

Homemade Healthy Ginger Beer

???????? To make your Ginger Beer: – 140g fresh ginger – 4 tablespoons Honey – 3 Lemons or Limes – 1 litre Soda Water – A few sprigs fresh Mint Thanks to @jamieoliver for the recipe, which I slightly tweaked …

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Helen Barnshaw

9 Sep

Did you know Meditation supports your gut health and – as a result – your immune health ??‍♂️

—-?????‍♀️???—- The gut and mind are connected via the Vegus Nerve, one of the largest nerves in the body. Treat your mind well, and your gut relationship will follow. Treat your gut well, and your mind relationship will follow too. …

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Helen Barnshaw

27 Aug

95% of the body’s detoxification enzymes are found in the Liver.

? To look after your Liver, start by reducing toxins like refined sugar, saturated fat, carbonated drinks, smoking, alcohol, pollution, cleaning products. ? Try giving your body a rest from heavy meats and Monosaccharide carbs, by replacing a meal with …

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Helen Barnshaw

19 Aug

Daily wellbeing practice in setting boundaries for greater self compassion, respect, and happiness

?????‍♂️???‍♀️??? “Daring to set boundaries is about the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brene Brown ? I am learning to love and accept who I am right now. It is a practice I have been …

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Helen Barnshaw

12 Aug

? Anxiety ?

? As a sufferer of Anxiety my whole life, I have learned and practiced some affective strategies that have enabled me to overcome the fear-based personality that was once stopping me from living a happy and free life, and reaching …

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Helen Barnshaw

5 Aug

What does abundance mean to you? ???✨??

To me it means knowing we are totally in control of our own health & happiness. ? A mindset that always sees the best in every situation, whether it brings an abundance of joy or teaching us to grow through …

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Helen Barnshaw

30 Jul

Simple steps for growing your daily wellbeing & long term happiness

? Know what your body needs to heal & meal prep in advance to make it easier for you to stay on track. ? Drink plenty of water daily. Take a thermos with you so you can fill with hot …

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Helen Barnshaw

30 Jul

Going Vegan? ?

You may already know of the many benefits of going Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Flexitarian; ? To name a few: * Better digestion * Improved metabolism * Improved energy levels * Improved circulation * Healthy weight loss * Improved detoxification ability …

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Helen Barnshaw

18 Jul

Tips to begin reducing stress, anxiety, and pain, naturally

Did you know? ???????? ———————————- Did you know Magnesium is one of the most important nutrients we require to function? . Magnesium is responsible for over 300 enzyme systems that regulate important biochemical reactions in the body. Its most important …

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Helen Barnshaw

11 Jul

Looking After Your Liver

95% of the body’s detoxification enzymes are found in the Liver. ? To look after your Liver, start by reducing toxins like refined sugar, saturated fat, carbonated drinks, smoking, alcohol, pollution, cleaning products. ? Try giving your body a rest …

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