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Dr Damon Murgatroyd.

Clinics in Southampton Hampshire, and Bournemouth & Charminster Dorset

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  • Chocolate Chip Almoand Nicecream
    by Nadia on 5 August, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Chocolate Chip Almond Nicecream A quick and easy ice cream recipe that requires no churning! It’s also much healthier than shop bought ice cream. I’ve been craving ice cream a lot recently. My flat is like a sauna and attracts the heat. So much so that it’s actually warmer in the […]

  • No-bake Chocolate Oat Cookies
    by Nadia on 4 August, 2019 at 11:08 am

    No-bake Chocolate Oat Cookies Delicious and satisfying chocolate cookies that are healthier than your average cookie and require no baking. No-bake recipes are my favourite kind of recipes. They’re so much quicker to make and a lot easier to master and get right. These no-bake chocolate […]

  • Vegan Baklava Overnight Oats
    by Nadia on 29 July, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Vegan Baklava Overnight Oats A quick and easy breakfast that you can prepare in advance to enjoy on a busy morning or on the go. Baklava is one of the many Middle Eastern desserts I really miss from my childhood. Growing up in Iraq, we rarely had desserts and treats because they were considered a […]

  • Vegan Biscoff Rocky Road
    by Nadia on 25 July, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Vegan Biscoff Rocky Road A scrumptious chocolaty treat with lots of yummy flavours and interesting textures!  Rocky road is such an easy dessert to make. No baking required and it’s pretty foolproof so everyone and anyone can make it! It’s enjoyed by adults and kids alike and is […]


  • 5-Ingredient Instant Noodle Miso Soup
    by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie on 15 August, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    As delicious as it is easy to prepare, this Noodle Miso Soup comes together in under 10 minutes and requires only 5 ingredients to make!  You know, sometimes — especially at lunch time — I find myself cooking only for me and as such, I like to keep things real fast and simple. If […]

  • Thousand Island Power Salad Bowl with Creamy Mango and Poppy Seed Dressing
    by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie on 12 August, 2019 at 11:52 pm

    This Thousand Island Power Salad Bowl with Creamy Mango and Poppy Seed Dressing not only is a veritable nutrition powerhouse, it’s also a total explosion of flavors and textures. Who ever said salads were boring? I wasn’t too sure what to call this dish exactly… I mean, […]

  • Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing
    by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie on 9 August, 2019 at 12:51 am

    This Homemade Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing only takes minutes to make and tastes so crazy good, it will forever change the way you think of salads… In fact, you’ll probably want to have salad every day, from now on! I’ve been eating lots and lots and lots of salads this […]

  • Broccoli Pasta Salad
    by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie on 5 August, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    This Vegan Broccoli Pasta Salad is so incredibly tasty that no one will realize exactly how much veggies they’re actually eating! It’s the perfect way to get kids and picky eaters to get their daily intake! Summertime… it’s all about salads, is it not? With so many picnics […]


  • Blueberry Blintz with Lemon Cream Filling
    by Kaylee Pauley on 2 August, 2019 at 3:58 am

    These Blueberry Blintz with Lemon Cream Filling are a pretty divine way to start or end your day. Whether you’re feeling like Breakfast for Dinner or having a leisurely weekend brunch, these are sure to hit the spot! Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar Free!... The post Blueberry Blintz with Lemon […]

  • Easy Chickpea Pasta Primavera + Gluten-Free
    by Kaylee Pauley on 24 July, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    This Easy Chickpea Pasta Primavera is full of Summer’s best veggies. Whether you prefer it cold as a side salad, or warm for the main meal, it’s sure to deliver in both flavor and nutrition! This recipe has been a long time favorite of mine... The post Easy Chickpea Pasta Primavera + […]

  • Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies
    by Kaylee Pauley on 16 July, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    These Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies are so moist and tender - clean ingredients never tasted so good! If you've followed along for any amount of time, I'm sure you know I love sweets. I pretty much want all-things-healthy, followed by something sweet... The post Almond Flour Peanut Butter […]

  • Vegan Chocolate Coconut Shake with Granola
    by Kaylee Pauley on 2 July, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    This Vegan Chocolate Coconut Shake with Granola is rich and totally satisfying, yet loaded with wholesome goodness! The perfect summer treat! I am so excited to share this chocolate coconut shake with you. Summer is here and things are HOT and humid in Tennessee. Enter this Vegan Chocolate Coconut […]



  • Summer Fun with No-Fuss, Frozen Desserts
    by Kimberly Lord Stewart on 9 August, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    We’ve made sure that these summer delights are either very low- or no-sugar. They’re also churn-free and can be made in a food processor or blender in just a few minutes.  Frozen Dessert Recipes:Quick Chia Pudding PopsFrozen Strawberry CheesecakeDark Cherry Rosemary Buttermilk […]

  • Anxiety, Menopause & Hormones
    by Michael T. Murray, ND on 9 August, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    Although hot flashes grab most of the attention when it comes to menopause, anxiety is an equally common symptom among menopausal-age women. And overall, anxiety is twice as common in women as in men. During menopause (as well as the time leading up to it), hormonal changes can set the stage for ...

  • 5 Amazing Mushrooms for Whole-Body Health
    by Tero Isokauppila on 9 August, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    I grew up in Finland on a farm that has been in my family for at least 13 generations. Much of my youth was spent outdoors, learning from and living off the land. These days, when I tell people—strangers, friends, family members, possible love interests—that I am […]

  • Avoid Colds & Flu This School Year
    by Emily A. Kane, ND, LAc on 9 August, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    The following prevention advice is not just for kids—although contact with germs inevitably increases when kids (and teachers) return to school in the late summer/early fall. If you or your children have a history of being vulnerable to common colds or flu during the school year, there are a […]


  • Why Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RDN, Loves Daily Sunshine
    by Lili Ladaga on 8 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Busy parents — you know the daily struggle: trying to convince your kid(s) to eat healthy food. Whether your little ones are picky eaters or just not the type to be “veggies most” and nibble on a bowl of vegetables, we’ve got your back. We created Daily Sunshine, a healthy 3-in-1 smoothie for kids that’s

  • Why Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RDN, Loves Shakeology
    by Lili Ladaga on 8 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Variety is the spice of life — especially when it comes to your diet. Nutrition experts, like Ilana Muhlstein, MS, RDN and co-creator of the 2B Mindset, recommend eating a wide variety of nutritious foods to make sure your body is getting the nutrients it needs to be healthy and strong. But we all know

  • Morning Meltdown 100: The Brawler
    by Lili Ladaga on 8 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Morning Meltdown 100 is the latest workout program from Beachbody Super Trainer and CORE DE FORCE co-creator Jericho McMatthews. There are 100 unique workouts in total and each one is designed to help you transform your body. Every morning, Jericho will lead you through a 20- to 30-minute workout that can help you rev up your metabolism, burn fat

  • Cinnamon Toast Shakeology
    by Beachbody on 5 August, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    After-school snacks were the best part of going to school. This Cinnamon Toast Shakeology will take you back to those good old days, without the homework and school projects. We health-ified one of your childhood snacks with Café Latte Plant-Based Vegan Shakeology and a scoop of Digestive Health Boost for good measure. Pro tip: Find your favorite


  • Strawberry Smoothie
    by Erin on 19 August, 2019 at 10:02 am

    This simple Strawberry Smoothie is a refreshing reminder that basic can be beautiful.  It’s healthy, cool, and creamy, offers protein and nutrients, and it’s friendly, fruity flavor and pretty pink color makes it widely appealing, whether you are blending it up for kids or for […]

  • Grilled Salmon in Foil
    by Erin on 16 August, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Grab your big girl (or big boy) apron, your tongs, and your attitude, because we’re conquering culinary fears with this easy, perfect, you-can’t-mess-it-up Grilled Salmon in Foil. Even if you are intimidated to cook fish (I was for years!) or intimidated to use the grill (yep, I was […]

  • English Muffin Pizza
    by Erin on 15 August, 2019 at 10:02 am

    To continue this week’s (not intentional but oh-so-embraceable) theme of tasty childhood foods you may have forgotten you adore: English Muffin Pizza! Whole wheat English muffins are split, spread with the pizza sauce of your choice (tomato? pesto? alfredo? It’s all fair game here), […]

  • Tater Tots
    by Erin on 14 August, 2019 at 10:35 am

    If you haven’t eaten Tater Tots lately, let me refresh your memory: they are delicious. With deeply golden, crispy exteriors that give way to tender, creamy interiors, Tater Tots are not the sort of thing it’s possible to enjoy in moderation. Thanks to today’s lightened-up, […]


  • Chocolate Banana Breakfast Cookies
    by Chocolate Covered Katie on 19 August, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    These chocolate banana breakfast cookies are easy to make and perfect for breakfast or a healthy snack. You need just 6 ingredients: Rolled Oats Cocoa Powder Bananas Nut Butter Pinch Salt Vanilla Extract Leftover Bananas? Make Banana Ice Cream – 10 Recipes But do they taste healthy??? They […]

  • Blueberry Crisp Recipe
    by Chocolate Covered Katie on 15 August, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    This delicious sweet and buttery blueberry crisp is the perfect recipe for parties, because it’s quick to make and always gets rave reviews from everyone who tries it! The Best Homemade Blueberry Crisp This is one of my go-to recipes for a super easy party dessert. Good for potlucks, […]

  • Mango Salsa – In Just 5 Minutes!
    by Chocolate Covered Katie on 12 August, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    This sweet and spicy homemade mango salsa is ridiculously easy to make… and it’s so good on everything! Super Healthy Mango Salsa This is a fantastic recipe to make whenever you need a quick dish for a party. And with just four ingredients and countless customization options, […]

  • Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe
    by Chocolate Covered Katie on 8 August, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Rich, moist, soft, gooey, and ultra fudgy chocolate zucchini bread, perfect for a healthy breakfast or dessert! Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread This super delicious and easy chocolate zucchini loaf packs in a full cup of zucchini! Sneaking the nutrition-packed zucchini into the recipe adds so much […]

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