Health

Metabolic syndrome

Have you heard of metabolic syndrome? Even though it’s quite an obscure name for a health condition it’s fairly prevalent and becoming moreso.

Stress response

Human bodies are designed to respond to stress in a number of physiological ways. But the stress they’re designed for is short-lived stress like sprinting across a road to avoid being run over, not continued stress of overwork, bad relationships and similar.

IBS, stress and the gut-brain connection

IBS is a prevalent condition in the developed world with 10-15% of people world wide suffering its symptoms and about 1 in 3 people in the UK, twice as many women as men.

Detox

Thinking that a detox diet or juice cleanse is all you need to rid you of toxins and fat? Not so fast. Learn how awesome your body is with simple good food, sleep and activity.

Nuush’s hunger and fullness scale

Calorie counting is a bore, it takes the joy out of eating and makes a ton of stress. Get back in touch with just knowing when you’re hungry and when you’re full.

Omega-6 and omega-3 foods

Omega-6 tends to get all the attention. Get the balance between your omegas right by eating plenty of omega-3 foods.

Nuush’s portion size guide

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

Turmeric. Is it a wonder spice?

Turmeric is an orange-coloured spice often used in Indian cooking. The powder comes from the root of the turmeric plant and people have eaten it for thousands of years as well as using it for medicine and as a dye.

Is veganism healthy?

2017 was huge for veganism and 2018 will likely see even more people turning to a purely plant-based diet. So is a vegan diet healthy, is it ethical and what should you know before making the change?

What’s the truth about alcohol and health?

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can lead to a horrible range of health issues, some very serious. They include: hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, mental health disorders,

Health at any size

Is ‘health at any size’ correct? Many factors affect health beyond a person’s size. Stress, smoking, alcohol and more all need to be taken into account.

What is Calcium?

Calcium is essential for living. We store an impressive 1kg of it in our bodies. Did you know that there is as much calcium in plants as there is in dairy?

Families – how much should adults and children eat?

Well the answer really is “As much as stops them being hungry and not enough to make them feel overfull.” But if you’re looking at energy amounts then (approximately) the average male will need about 2,500 calories, females 2,000 calories a day – this is reduced slightly when aiming for fat loss.

The thyroid

Despite its diminutive size the thyroid has a huge amount of control over the way the body works. Feeding it with iodine-rich food is good for your health.

Mums and our health

Mums play a vital role in their children’s physicality and health. Not just through genes but through how they ate during pre-maternal years and pregnancy.

Health benefits of olive oil

Are you wondering if the health benefits of olive oil are real? They are! And furthermore certain health claims are proven by reliable studies.

Effects of alcohol

When considering the effects of alcohol on the body I’ve been saying the same thing for years: there is no safe level of alcohol.

Is it healthy to be vegetarian?

Vegetarians are often accused of being deficient in all sorts of things, labeled as slightly freaky and asked what would happen to all the animals if everyone stopped eating meat. Sigh…. Vegetarianism ROCKS!

Intuitive eating

Nuush’s ultimate aim is that you to eat intuitively, for always. We don’t want you to diet, we want you to love living.

Health benefits of dogs

Dogs are awesome. Fact. The health benefits of dogs include unconditional love like you have never felt before, and you’ll be more active and feel more awesome too.

Why being active matters

While what you eat has the biggest effect on your weight loss (it’s about 80/20 diet/exercise) exercise is absolutely vital for good health.

New year’s resolutions

Kick off the new year by actively choosing to be healthy. Start a new way of eating for the rest of your life with Nuush.

What to eat in the off-season

Don’t hit next season carrying a load of ballast, get it sorted over the rest of the winter and be ahead before you start. Learn what to eat in the off-season.

Healthy food to give to food banks

The quality of food donated to food banks can be very poor. Here are 25 options for healthy food to give to food banks instead.

Christmas nibbles make you jiggle!

Combine that with dark nights and hunkering down in your cosy PJs of an evening, fully immobilised, and you can soon end up gaining ghastly

Do you need three meals a day?

Part of the current obesity problem is the habit of eating three meals a day our of habit. We’ve forgotten how to be hungry!

Is eating meat good or bad?

Humans have been eating meat for a very very long time, it’s a nutritious food and provides benefits that other foods lack, such as easily bioavailable iron.