Winter Warmers at The Grace

by Jade Barkett, Wellbeing Manager at Grace Belgravia. The Grace Bar and Restaurant have introduced three new hot drinks to the specials menu, not only to keep you warm over winter but also help you fight away the cold and flu! The three drinks are: Coco Matcha, Golden Milk and Chai Latte. The immune boosting front-runner is Golden […]

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Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Turns Against You

by Elaine Slater, Psychologist at Grace Medical and Wellbeing Clinic.                     What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy food. It is about becoming fixated on the purity of the food being consumed, where an individual will be more likely to obsess and become anxious […]

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SPF Dr Rabia Malik

Why It’s Vital to Wear Sunscreen…EVERYDAY!

by Dr Rabia Malik, Cosmetic Doctor and General Practitioner at Grace Belgravia. Wearing sunscreen everyday should be a fact of life. Sun damage is the number one cause of skin ageing, as well as more obviously contributing to skin cancer. Living in London, I am often asked whether it’s entirely necessary to wear sunscreen every […]

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The Benefits of Fresh Ginger and Lemon

by Ziggie Bergman, Facial Reflexologist at Grace Belgravia. As the weather starts to change I always recommend my clients drink one cup of fresh ginger and lemon tea a day. Slice fresh ginger and lemon and add water, simple. Sometimes I suggest adding 1/4 teaspoon of ground turmeric and manuka honey if they are feeling […]

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ because the symptoms are more apparent and tend to be more severe during the winter. As Winter draws closer and the days get shorter, it is important to be aware of the […]

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Denise Elphick writes about her final two weeks on her fitness journey here at Grace Belgravia. I realise that now I have returned from my holiday I need to snap back into sensible eating and lots of exercise!  Immediately I restock the cupboard with lovely stuff from Wholefoods – my favourite Primrose’s Kitchen Raw Carrot […]

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5 Autumn Season Must-have’s

by Jade Barkett, Wellbeing Manager. 1) Food-State Vitamin C & Bioflavonoids: As the weather gets colder, everyone seems to be sick. Daily commute’s make us very susceptible to picking up germs, so ensure your immune system is firing on all cylinders! Wild Nutrition’s Vitamin C  and Bioflavonoids is produced in a citrus pulp providing all you […]

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The Feeling Gut

by Ana Isabel, Analytical Hypnotherapist & Psychological Astrologer at Grace Belgravia. The language we use often illustrates the connection between our feelings and our bodies. Expressions like: I feel sick to my stomach, I feel it in my guts, It’s a gut feeling, I can’t stomach it etc.  More recently , experts have been talking about a […]

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Is “Detox” just Hype? 

By Kara Mia, Grace Colon Hydrotherapist. Is “Detox” just hype? In my opinion the answer is both yes and no.  Consumers are barraged by products that purport to conveniently erase all holiday wrong-doings in the shape of a pill or drink with the added bonus of restored youth etc. The word “detox” has been borrowed […]

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Fibre Focus

by Jade Barkett, Wellbeing Manager. Food, meal preparation and eating are massive parts of our lives and to most (well, definitely me!) very enjoyable experiences. However, due to the ever increasing choices and availability, deciding what to eat can be overwhelming. We often forget that the reason we eat is to nourish our bodies with […]

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