As Nutritional Therapist Julie Deeks explained in the last Nutritional Therapy post, there are a huge variety of nutrients in vegetables and fruit and these can help provide any number of health benefits including controlling cholesterol, keeping blood pressure levels steady, protecting our DNA from damage (damaged DNA leads to disease), supporting our immune […]
Julie Deeks, our Nutritional Therapist at the Forge Clinic, uses dietary adjustments and lifestyle changes to improve your health and wellbeing. In this blog she gives advice on the best way to get your ‘5 a day’!
I always get my clients to eat as many different colours of vegetables and fruit as possible! “Eating […]
Don’t let your healthy eating habits slip while you’re away from home. Here are some tasty ways to keep going.
Pack a snack and plan ahead
If you feel hungry when you’re out and about and there are no healthy choices around, it’s all too easy to grab a chocolate bar or packet of crisps. To […]
For those of you are running the London Marathon 2018, Sports Massage Therapist Naomi Johns and Physiotherapist David Silver share their key tips on getting through the race.
Have breakfast. Eat at least 2 hours before the start. Porridge, bananas and coffee are our favourites but don’t try anything new.
Get to the start […]
Doctors will soon be prescribing exercise, reports Alan Burke, at the recent national conference on sport health at the Royal Society of Medicine.
Alan says: “The government initiative, revealed by Consultant Sports Physician, Dr Paul Jackson, is to promote exercise as an important way to treat patients and boost the nation’s health.”
These new plans, under […]
Eat, drink and be healthy this Christmas
It’s that time of year when we are tempted with food that really isn’t great for out health, some might call them treats, but which bit of you are you really treating?
Do you want to have a fantastic Christmas without feeling out of sorts or experiencing digestive issues […]
Running is a great way to get fit, reduce your risk of heart disease and boost your mood. Even better is the fact it’s free, and you can do it anywhere. Just follow our advice to make running a safe and enjoyable experience for you.
If you’re recovering from injury or worried about an existing […]
Richmond Chiropractor, Jean Luc Lafitte, explains why he is passionate about the benefits of chiropractic care.
“I don’t make you better – your own body does,” says Jean Luc Lafitte, Chiropractor at The Forge Clinic, Richmond, whose treatment method is based on encouraging the body’s own innate ability to heal.
“As a Chiropractor, I spend as […]
Inactive Brits spend more time on the loo than they do exercising! That’s why National Fitness Day is encouraging the nation to get more active. Our team at The Forge Clinic share their ways to get fitter easily.
Lots of people say they don’t have time to exercise, but there are lots of ways you […]
This week is Migraine Awareness Week, 3rd – 9th September 2017. Migraines are one of the most serious disabling medical conditions according to the World Health Organisation. In the UK, around one in five women and one in twelve men suffer from them. Are you one of them?
Did you know? 4 facts about migraine