Bridgette Allan

Wellness coach


Dance to the beat of your own drum.

Because mobility was so restricted after my ankle surgery last year, I found myself watching way more TV than I usually do. [Read More…]

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Rolling into the New Year

fitbit.jpgThis morning I posted a photo of my new companion on Facebook with the caption “my new best friend ‘cos after the holidays I’m fat AF” (my young nephew tells me AF means “extremely”.)

 To which a well meaning Facebook friend replied that I should “just start Banting.” “Start by cutting out all sugar, all grains. [Read More…]

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Sugar for babies - how industry justifies the junk.

baby-eating1.jpgLast month I had the pleasure of attending a seminar for nurses in private practice and although the day was generally very enjoyable and the majority of lectures informative and interesting I knew from the outset that something was going going to grate my nerves because one of the event sponsors was NESTLE . [Read More…]

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Misdiagnosed and mismanaged. Reversing T2 diabetes. A patient profile

patient profile T2DM.jpgI first consulted with *Nadya, a young lady in her early 20’s, in March 2017 when she was referred to me by a GP who she had consulted for the first time for treatment for ingrown toenails. 

Nadya is a non medical aid (medical insurance) patient meaning that she either has to pay cash for consultations with private practitioners or she can visit local state clinics and hospitals. [Read More…]

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How to begin a Low carb lifestyle

tips2.gifBefore you begin a low carb lifestyle there are a few important points that will help you transition into the lifestyle more easily. [Read More…]

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