Keeping on Track of your Health this Summer

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Leading Grace Nutritionist Henrietta Norton gives her seven top tips below as to how you can stay healthy this Summer... A healthy gut: Travelling in itself can be tiring and stressful and this is when we may be most vulnerable to picking up unwanted gut-based symptoms such as bloating, wind, nausea, diarrhoea and general sickness. Healthy gut flora will play a role in help your defence … [Read more...]

Hypnotherapy for a Happy Pregnancy


By Ana Isabel, Grace's Analytical Hypnotherapist Every time I see a birth being shown in a drama, the woman is always in agonising pain. Indeed, the word labour implies that this is a difficult process. Easy births are ignored as though they are a rare occurrence. In truth, they don’t make good stories. Yet, the real myth is that all births have to be an ordeal. When we ignore the easier birth … [Read more...]

Can Acupuncture Cure Stress, Anxiety, Migraines and Insomnia?

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By Dr Simon Cheung Many people question what acupuncture treats or whether it can truly cure ailments. For the past 30 years having worked in Traditional Chinese Medicine, I can absolutely say it cures all sorts of symptoms very effectively. In modern society, with various advances being made in conventional medicine, we are all seemingly well informed about the scientific aspects of many … [Read more...]

Do More with Your Kegels

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According to the New York Post, “Elvie has had well-heeled New York women going wild since its debut last fall.” Ahead of her panel discussion at Grace next Thursday, Elvie founder Tania Boler explains why kegels are so important... Like lots of women, I had never really thought much about the pelvic floor until I had a baby. My husband is French and it is normal for French women to attend … [Read more...]

The Truth about Gluten

By Lorna Driver-Davies, Nutritional Therapist at Grace Belgravia Medical Clinic Many of us are now more familiar with gluten-free diets, either through our own experience or via the media and friends or family. I felt it was important to clear up a few misunderstandings around the diet itself and to establish the sensible way to approach gluten. 1. “Gluten-free is always healthier”? Not … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Yoga


By Emma Scott, Grace Yoga Expert and Personal Trainer Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in the Western world. You can’t go on social media without seeing someone in an incredible asana (yoga pose) or wearing the latest pair of yoga leggings. However, as with any trend, it’s important to understand the reason behind the sequences and combination of asanas. You may experience a feeling of … [Read more...]

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 Milk, thanks to its star ingredient … [Read more...]

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 or … [Read more...]

Why It’s Vital to Wear Sunscreen…EVERYDAY!

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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 day, given that we see so little sun (!). The answer is yes and … [Read more...]

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 SAD symptoms and ways one can treat this disorder. Symptoms can include: A … [Read more...]