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We want to try and help you to strike a balance between returning to pre – Lockdown norm as well as introducing some new practices that will support both our physical and our mental wellbeing – keeping us calm and happy.
I feel that now more than ever, we must work to ensure our minds and bodies are as healthy, nourished, and resilient as they possibly can be. The combination of eating ‘right’ paired with movement and stress-management is the key to feeling our strongest selves.
The role of gut health
The gut is increasingly being recognized as playing a crucial role in maintaining both our physical and mental health. Our Senior Nutritionist, Sarah, explains “A well-nourished gut microbiome supports a healthy mind. Our gut microbiota can have an influence on both physical and mental well-being. In fact, 90% of the body’s overall production of serotonin (a neurotransmitter that contributes to well-being and happiness),