Archive: Health

Iron Deficiency

October 24, 2017

  Iron – are you getting enough? Signs you may have a deficiency and the golden rules for maximising your absorption. Low iron levels are commonly seen in clinical practice – especially in pre-menopausal women.  If you experience fatigue and tiredness, brain fog, anxiety and a low immune system, read on as this may apply to you. Iron plays an... Read More

Food and Mood

October 3, 2017

LOVE YOURSELF MORE WITH EVERY MOUTHFUL -The association between what you eat and how food makes you feel - I had an unhealthy relationship with food and my body for many, many years.  I punished myself with crazy diets, believed carbs were the devil, exercised like a maniac and mentally beat myself up every step of the way.  It was... Read More

A Healthy Gut

September 28, 2017

Natural healthcare practitioners agree the most important key to good health is a healthy gut.  For this to happen, high diversity and balance of the gut’s microflora is a critical factor, just as a healthy planet requires biodiversity of our environment. Antibiotics, medications, stress and poor diet are some factors to blame for altered gut ecology and this in turn... Read More

The Beginnings of Utile

July 7, 2017

    Utile Functional Health was a dream that we always saw in the future. The “one day” plan. However, after finishing up my degree in 2016 my partner said “jump now or never”. With no children, family or lifestyle that tied me down the time was NOW. I had previously worked as a teacher in what I can only... Read More