Bulletproof coffee has been a fad for a few years now - with its main presence of social media consisting of videos of butter being blended with coffee and coconut oil. It has been claimed to promote weight loss, improve physical performance and seriously boost energy...but do any of these claims actually stack up? The … Continue reading Butter and coffee – and mental clarity
While I do try and follow a healthy diet for the most part (weekly Wow burger habit not withstanding), and I don't believe you should be too reliant on supplements, there are a few things I find hard to get enough of solely from food - and really recommend for that added glow. And, with Black Friday … Continue reading The best supplements for glowing skin
November is a funny month. In between the "back-to-school-and-normal-life" feeling of September, and just before the festive season kicks of properly, it tends to be one of the quieter months of the year and one for saving or getting started on Christmas shopping (those of you who are so organised, I wish I could say … Continue reading Free ways to improve your skin
Anti-ageing treatments and complaints about skin, and fine lines and wrinkles tend to be primarily focused on the face, and while this can certainly give your age away (while draining your confidence), another tell tale area can be just as obvious...but tends to get forgotten very easily - your hands. The skin on your hands … Continue reading Are your hands giving you away?
Cutting back on dairy, despite the benefits my skin has experienced, has not been easy. I have always been a big chocolate fan, and custard, crème brûlee and ice cream are up there with my favourite desserts. So although I definitely still indulge in the odd milkshake or dessert, for the most part I avoid … Continue reading 5 Dairy Free Recipes
Acne has many supposed causes, ranging from a genetic predisposition to gut health and skin hygiene - so it can be difficult to decide what to believe, and figure out what will work for you. Although there are many dermatologists that refute any relationship between diet and acne vulgaris, dairy comes up time again among patients … Continue reading Does dairy cause acne?
Keeping up any kind of fitness routine or healthy diet can be tough at the best of times (and as we roll towards Christmas - yes I said it, I know, where has the year gone - with dark mornings and evenings, it's getting even tougher), but constant travel, be it for business or pleasure … Continue reading How to keep fit while travelling
In the last few months I've been over and back to London like a yoyo, and up and down the motorway between Cork and Dublin more often than I can count, along with conferences and other events...so I am officially an expert at hand luggage and packing last minute (as despite my best intentions, last … Continue reading Travel tips – keep your glow at 36,000 feet
The Lancet is one of the most widely read medical journals in the world. So when they published an article recently that appeared to endorse fats over carbohydrates to promote a healthy and longer life, a lot of people sat up and took notice. The idea that fats are actually good for us, and that … Continue reading Fat vs Sugar – who wins?
After a very busy (and long) week, I found my motivation dwindling...which is unusual for me, I must admit. Over the last year, as I've started to change the focus of my career, and "detoxed" various areas of my life, to make way for elements I truly love, I am generally excited about most things … Continue reading 3 ways to tackle burnout