The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. It is a highly evolved series of defences designed to protect us against many of the diseases and regular assaults such as invading organisms, toxins and mutated cells (cancer cells). It is an incredibly complex body system and must constantly be on the look-out for invaders. It also needs a vast array of nutrients and a hefty dose of TLC, to work efficiently and effectively so here are our top tips for supporting your immune system through the cold and flu season.
Stress and anxiety tend to influence our self-talk and mental chatter so if we don’t pay attention to this we can end up talking ourselves into even more stress and anxiety.
Jackie recently graduated with the CI Diploma in Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching from IHS
It’s time to meet the IHS team again. This month we are delighted to introduce you to Joanne Gribbin
It’s time to meet the IHS team again. This month we are delighted to introduce you to Moira Browne, our Programme Development Manager
At IHS we are just not ready to accept that winter is upon us and we are still hanging on to the hope of a few warmer days and evenings. So here’s one last salad for our recipe of the month before we jump straight into some hearty, warming one pots!
Isabelle recently graduated with the CI Diploma in Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching from IHS
Our book for September is a cookbook created by Tipperary GAA footballer Sinead Delahunty. Juggling a full-time job as a physiotherapist with a Gaelic football career and a food blog, Sinéad understands the pitfalls of being under time pressure. She does not follow any diet, which is refreshing and through her experience on and off the pitch, she has mastered how to fuel her body healthily.
With the kids back to school we thought these sugar free lollipops would make a great tasting, delicious and healthy treat.
Something I hear a lot from other wellness professionals is how their own health struggles or life changing experiences got them into the space they are in now.