Fiona Corliss

Fiona is a Naturopathic Nutritionist and Colon Hydrotherapist specialising in gastrointestinal health, menopausal issues, chronic fatigue and weight issues.

Tel: or 07817 921916 Email:

Fiona Corliss Colon Hydrotherapist and Nutritionist

Battle Healthy Living Clinic

Old Brewery Yard,
High St,
Battle, East Sussex
TN33 0AF

The Chilston Clinic

12 Rusthall Rd,
Tunbridge Wells,
Kent
TN4 8RA

The Wellington Centre

44 Wellington Sq
Hastings
East Sussex 
TN34 1PN

Feed the Heart

Almost one in five men and one in eight women in the UK die from cardiovascular disease and as we age, the chance of dying from a heart attack increases. Simple changes to your daily diet can support your heart.

 Good heart supporting foods are all there in the Mediterranean Diet,

which favours:-

* High fruits and vegetables

* Whole grains and legumes

* Protein mainly in the form of fish

* VERY LITTLE red meat

* Chicken, preferably grilled

* High consumption of mono-unsaturated fatty acids i.e. from olives and olive oils

* Omega 3 fatty acids from oily fish such as mackerel, sardines and salmon

* Alpha-linolenic acid from nuts, seeds and walnuts**

* Garlic, raw and cooked

 

** Walnuts are a great source of alpha-linolenic acid and have been found to reduce LDL cholesterol levels, blood pressure and arterial stiffness.

For cooking it is important to use a fat which is stable at high temperatures, such as coconut butter which does not produce trans-fats.

Garlic features heavily in the Mediterranean diet and research has found that it boosts our supply of hydrogen sulphide which acts an antioxidant and promotes blood vessel dilation, helping to support normal blood pressure levels.

Elevated levels of homocysteine, a toxic amino acid formed in the body as a breakdown product of protein metabolism, is believed to contribute to damaged arteries and considered to be a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease. High homocysteine is associated with low levels of vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid. To increase these important vitamins in the diet eat plenty of:

Whole grains such as, brown rice, quinoa, millet and buckwheat

nuts, beans, lentils, seeds

green leafy vegetables and avocados

Good sources of B12 include:

sardines, cottage cheese, turkey, chicken and eggs

Oxidised lipoproteins are believed to contribute to hardening and narrowing of the arteries. Antioxidant vitamins such as C and E and the mineral selenium help combat the free radical damage that induces oxidation of LDL (bad cholesterol). Boost your antioxidant intake by eating:-

a 'rainbow' - blueberries, kale, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots and citrus fruits

Another important antioxidant for the heart is coenzyme Q10. This is made in the body and is used for cell energy. Foods that contain coenzyme Q10 are:-

Oily fish, whole grains, fruits and vegetables

Soluble fibre helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Sources are:-

Fruits, vegetables and oats*

*A great start to the day is porridge.

For more information on any of the services offered and to book an appointment, please call 07817 921916 or email

Contact details

Tel:
Mob:07817 921916

Battle Healthy Living Clinic
Old Brewery Yard
High St
Battle TN33 0AF

The Chilston Clinic
12 Rusthall Rd
Tunbridge Wells
TN4 8RA

The Wellington Centre
44 Wellington Sq
Hastings TN34 1PN

Recent recipes

Chick pea burgers with lime relish

Chickpea Burger ingredients

  • * 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • * 11⁄2 cups onions, minced
  • * 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • * 1 tsp ground cumin
  • * 1 cup grated carrot
  • * 13⁄4 cup organic tinned chickpeas
  • 1 1⁄2 Tbsp tahini
  • * 1⁄4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • * 1/3 cup chick pea flour    
  • juice from 1⁄2 lemon 

Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

BASE:

  • 1 cup of soft pitted medjool dates
  • 1 cup of ground hazelnuts (a coffee grinder is the best way of grinding the nuts)
  • Half cup of organic buckwheat flakes
  • 3 tbsp coconut shreds
  • 3 tbsp raw cocoa powder

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