Painkillers Cause Headaches – Finding Another Way

Could painkillers be the cause of the biggest hangover? “Now the drugs don’t work, they just make you worse” Well the Verve could be right. NICE have revealed today that ‘common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans could actually be the cause of the headaches’ rather than relieving them. […]

September 19th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

No Pain, No Gain – A Kinesiology Bad Back Solution

“I have no problem with a jaw massage ma’am, I’m tough” When I first met my partner he didn’t know how much his life was going to change. He never imagined that I would move in with 4 million shoes and totally take over his spare room, he didn’t plan on fitting a special drinking water filter in the kitchen and he certainly didn’t know how many supplements he would be eating on a daily basis. “A Kinesiologist? Whats that then” he asked politely on our first date. “Well it’s a bit like seeing a Chiropractor, Nutritionist, Acupuncturist and Counsellor all rolled into one” I explained. He seemed impressed, but then I was wearing a rather low cut top. […]

September 4th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Salmon with a Mushroom Grape Sauce

Ingredients 4 large organic carrots, skin on 200g sliced organic runner beans 1 Spanish onion 4 Alaskan wild salmon fillets, skin on 250g organic mushrooms 400g seedless black grapes Handful of fresh tarragon leaves Handful of fresh coriander leaves Good knob of butter Olive oil 2 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and black pepper, freshly ground. [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Healthy Food Recommendations

Here at Balanced Wellness we recommend Fresh clean filtered water Herbal teas, no caffeine including black tea or coffee Salads in the summers, warm cooked crunchy vegetables in the winter Seasonal vegetables and fruits where possible Organic where possible Brown rice – short grain is excellent for soothing the digestion Wheat free pasta Nuts and [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Alternatives, Recipes|0 Comments

Wheat Free Lasagne

Ingredients 3 medium Spanish organic onions 3 small organic courgettes 400g organic chestnut mushrooms Olive oil Goats Butter 1 Butternut Squash 200g walnut pieces 4 cloves of garlic 10 shallots 0.5 tsp of dried chilli flakes 1 tsp Rock salt 1 tsp Fennel seeds 12 Wheat Free Lasagne sheets 1tsp tomato purée 2 tsp Dijon [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Hormone Shake

This incredible shake is perfect to women suffering with low oestrogen thanks to the mix of protein, soya and omega oils. If you are suffering with period problems, fertility issues or menopause difficulty that is specifically linked with low oestrogen, give this a go for 3 months, you will be amazed at the results. Start [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Recipes, Specialist|0 Comments

Sugar Alternatives

Diabetes and obesity is on the increase thanks to the excess sugar in our diets. Sugar can be found in Processed foods Cakes Biscuits Puddings Sweets Chocolate Icecream Desserts Fizzy drinks Alcohol Effects on the body include Raises insulin levels – can cause diabetes, hyperglycaemia Increases body fat and cholesterol Decreased overall energy Creates bad bacteria in [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Alternatives, Recipes|0 Comments

Dairy Alternatives

Many people are becoming intolerant to cows dairy. Cows dairy can be found in Milk (skimmed, semi skimmed, full fat) Cheese (cheddar, blue, etc) Butter Cream (single, double etc) Cottage cheese Yogurt Effects on the body can include Mucus forming Immune compromising Milk is designed to feed a calf until it is weaned. Then [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Alternatives, Recipes|0 Comments

Wheat Alternatives

Many people are becoming intolerant to wheat due to recent modification of the grain that has increased the gluten content. Wheat can be found in Bread (brown, white and wholemeal) Cereals Pasta Couscous Cakes Effects on the body include absorption block of vital vitamins and minerals bloating and digestive problems energy drain If you are [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Alternatives, Recipes|0 Comments

Beetroot and Sweet Potato Soup

Rich in beta carotene, this soup is a wonderful deep purple colour and has a sweet taste to it. Experiment with the recipe by adding different types of root vegetables and different herbs and spices. Its very versatile! 1 red onion, peeled and diced garlic clove, peeled and sliced 1 large sweet potato 2 raw [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Recipes, Salads and Soups|0 Comments