Dip BCNH mbant mCNHC
Head of Nutrition
BA, Nutritional Therapist DipION, FdSc
Nutritional Therapist Dip ION
Dip ION (BA Hons)
Dip. CNM. BA (Hons)
BA, Dip CNM, mBANT
The ‘microbiome’ is a term we hear a lot these days, but what exactly does it mean? Your body is quite literally teeming with bacteria. They live on your skin, in your mouth, nose, respiratory tract, urogenital tract and of course your gut - they are collectively known as your microbiome. You are in essence a walking, talking ecosystem.
Laying good nutritional foundations in our children is a complex business. Many factors affect a child’s health, such as genetics, the mother’s diet and health status before and during pregnancy and childhood environmental and physical factors, all of which will determine the different sensitivities children will have to foods and their environment, as well as their individual nutritional requirements.
Remember when all fats were considered the baddies of the food world? A time when ‘low fat’ meant healthy? After the Second World War studies suggested a link between saturated fats and heart disease.
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