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Nutritional therapy phone consultation for health and food over reactions

Nutritional therapy consultation for health and to reduce food allergens. Products suggestions to reduce histamine over reaction.

In the 1st consultation you will get:

  • In 1 hour, phone consultation, where I am going to ask more questions to assess your situation and health. This in order to understand where you are at now, what you have done, when your health started to change and how you can make new changes.
  • With the food diary which needs to be completed with the health check form prior to the consultation, I am able to assess the food that are in your diet that could cause problem in your health right now and make suggestions to substitute them with food that are less reactive. The suggestions will be drawn from my experiences in dealing with over reactions to food, for the past 20 years and from the experience that I gained through NAET testing and treatments of the most food over reaction, with great results. Click here to see testimonials.
  • You will also get a typed written suggestion of what to avoid and what to include in your diet. You will also get a follow up email to check how you are doing after a month of implementing the changes.
  • The 1st consultation is also good for general health, health in pregnancy and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Fee for the 1st phone consultation is £ 90.00, to be paid one day prior to the consultation by bank transfer to Maria Esposito TSB code 308472 account 24603860.

Follow ups on line, are £ 50.00, paid prior to the phone consultation to assess how things are and what can be changed still to improve your health. 

There is a 24 hours cancellation policy for the bookings and any cancellation after that will be charged at full price.

No refunds as any suggestions given are valid according to my experiences and it is essential that you follow them to see what works and what needs to be changed still.

To book an appointment email me to arrange the appointment slot, fill the form and email both forms once the consultation has been paid. Click here to download the health check form. Click here to download the food diary form or write down three days of typical diet from the moment that you wake up in the morning with the timing of when you eat and drink each meal. Write any food that you eat and drink during the day, including at night.

Time slots are 10.30am till 4.30pm day time week day and Saturdays. (Sunday closed).

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R- Nutritional Therapist – NAET Practitioner- R-Craniosacral Therapists – NLP Practitioner

Eczema treated with NAET – Nutritional Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy – Before and After pictures

Hands at the start of treatments 6 months prior to the after
treatment:

Left hand at the start of treatments September 2019

 hands at the start of treatments with NAET – nutritional
Therapy and craniosacral therapy (combination of therapies). September 2019

Left hand 3 months after December 2019
Left hand at the present time March 2020

March 2020 – present time

Child having same treatments with NAET – Nutritional Therapy and Craniosacral therapy

Back of knees September 2019

Knees at present time March 2020

Back of knees February 2020

Click here to read about NAET method, nutritional therapy and craniosacral therapy

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Benefits of oranges for your immunity and health

Oranges have been around for more than 2000 years. The first
oranges, believed it or not, were from China 500 b.c. and brought into Europe
in the 15th. Even then, we were globally connected in some way.

blood oranges

The bitter oranges (Citrus aurantium) are used for marmalade
and jam, and their zest is used in liqueurs and other alcoholic flavouring. The
sweet oranges (Citrus sinensis) are the Valencia, the navel, the blood oranges and
Jaffa oranges. Oranges come from all over the World. They come from America,
Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Israel and China.

The most health benefit of Oranges are the vitamin C and
flavonoids (anti-oxidant) content, even though they are not the highest. One
orange will give you roughly between 51.1 (went down from before) of Vitamin C,
even though to fight off a cold, you need much more than that, about 2000 mg a
day. The combination of flavonoids and vitamin C in the orange, is the key of
the health of the orange.

Hesperidin being one of the flavonoids in the oranges, has
been shown to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol in animal studies,
as well as having a strong anti-inflammatory property. This is if you are not
reacting to the citric acid in oranges and other citric fruits. The highest
concentration of Hesperidin is in the inner peel of the orange and in the inner
white pulp. Oranges like grapefruit and apple, contain a substance called
pectin. Pectin has been shown to lower cholesterol.

In order to choose an orange that has got more juice, is
worth to know what to look for:

  • Choose an orange that is heavier, they have more
    juice inside.
  • Avoid oranges that are mouldy, bruised, soft, mouldy,
    or puffy.
  • Oranges can be washed before peeling;

Different way of consume your oranges:

  • Oranges can be eaten with their pulp on, by
    peeling them. Which is the best way to have oranges if you want to have the highest
    Hesperidin flavonoids to lower the cholesterol.
  • Freshly squeeze them to get a juice, include the
    pulp as much as possible in the juice.
  • You can blend them without the skin and create a
    smoothie with other fruits. Use the zest of the orange (scratch the skin to get
    the aromatic benefit of the orange and add it to your drinks or desserts, add some
    of the white of the skin underneath to get more hesperidin in the smoothie.
  • You can blend cooked carrots, squash, rosemary
    and orange juices and have it as a cold soup. Add fresh oregano and you have an
    anti-biotics soup! Of course, you can add many other ingredients in the soup!

Warning: If you are allergic to oranges or citrus fruits please avoid oranges and substitute them with other high vitamin C content fruits and vegetables such as berries (if ok with them), peppers, kiwi, any other fruits that you are ok with, pears, mango, broccoli, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kale, papaya, sweet potatoes and tomatoes.

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-Craniosacral Therapy

(from the “encyclopaedia of healing food”, Michael Murray et
al 2005)

Colds and cough; what can you do to strengthen your immunity and your babies/children immunity?

The season for coughs and cold has started let’s see what
can be done to minimize the symptoms and or shorten the illness:

What can be done to strengthen our immune system?

Blood oranges

The season has started a while back, but due to scare of
recent events it seems that it got more serious. To prevent or shorten the coughs
and colds for adults here are simple things to take and do:

  • Keep warm, take about 300 to 2000 mg or more of vitamin C in water throughout the day (if you are on any medication or aspirin please do take this);
  • Zinc about 15 mg a day for a week or two;
  • Homeopathic remedy kali bich 30cc, twice a day if thick mucous for a week (this is good for children too, as I used it with my child);
  • Chicken soups if you are not vegetarian or if vegetarian have ginger soups with plenty of vegetables, garlic and onions if you are ok with them and curcumin;
  • Gargle with lemon and salt and or take lemon and honey to soothe your throat;
  • Use olbas oil for adults and for babies the appropriate oil to have in the room when sleeping;
  • Use saline nasal spray for adults, children and babies to help with clearing the nose.
  • I often use sage and echinacea throat spray from A. Vogel range, for adults only. It stings a bit but very powerful.
  • Have hot drinks with lemon and honey to soothe your throat
  • Sleep and rest for few days
  • Warmth bath with sea salts helps as well to decongest
  • Breathe in Himalayan salts to help with the breathing and lungs (add the salt in a paper cone or any other container and breathe in the salt. Very effective.
  • Take friendly probiotics, for adults/ children and babies, this helps with avoiding more problems from the intestinal tract and strengthen the immune system, by avoiding possible allergen to trigger your immune system and inflammation cascade.
  • Freshly squeezed orange juice and lemon juices with honey.
  • Drink lots of liquids such as pure water and herbal teas.
  • For babies look for the saline spray solutions, infantis probiotics for the intestinal tract such as the Biocare one or other good brands; for children as well. Bottle fed babies can add the abc vitamins for babies in their bottle. Breastfed babies usually get the immunity from their mother and the vitamin C and zinc from the mother too.
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(c) copyright Maria Esposito BSc (Hons R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-craniosacral therapist

Let go of your toxins for the new Year! Physically and energetically

Just to remind you of your detox, from the physical perspective and your energetic perspective. If you want to let go of the toxins from your life, try Craniosacral Therapy and see your life POSITIVELY CHANGING!

Support your liver during this season!

Why do I give so much importance to the liver? Because your liver is the one that does all the work for you. If you treat it well, your health is the reward. If you treat it badly, your health gets it.
What can you do during the season of eating, drinking more than usual and putting a lot more pressure to the liver? Well few tips easy to implement:
Your Body is your responsibility at all time, what You Eat and Drink is your responsibility. Eat healthy foods, avoid as much as possible fried food and lots of alcohol.
Have a glass of water in between beers or drinks, so that you can slow down the process of drinking a lot and rehydrate your body, while you support your liver with the detox.
Eat a good healthy meal before drinking. This will slow down the process of the alcohol and keeps your from getting too drunk.
Drink water before going to bed. This will rehydrate you.
Have a good breakfast the next day, with eggs, fruits, and vegetables, so that the body can repair any possible damage.
Eat also responsibly. If you feel full, stop eating. There is no need to carry on eating just because the food is around you.
Have a walk in the park to digest a bit better and exercise, instead of being all day in and watch too many movies all at ones.
Walk and move!
Have a New Year resolution of having at least one or two fruits and vegetables that you have not tried yet, drink more water during the day and walk, cycle, swim, MOVE more next year.
Get in touch with Nature, whatever you do!
LOVE YOURSELF AND YOUR BODY, AS THIS IS THE ONLY ONE THAT YOU HAVE IN THIS LIFE!

The importance of the liver click here to read more. 

NAET to reduce and eliminate food and environmental overreaction click here to read more

Craniosacral Therapy for adults
If you would like to really change your life in a more positive and productive way try CST for 10 sessions and see your life turning around completely!

Craniosacral therapy how wonderful it is and the therapists are usually very intuitive and have so much unconditional love within them to want to help everyone. 
Now that I am teaching post graduate workshops, I can see how much the therapists who choose to help others to heal, they want to help and fix everything for everyone. Having their own treatments is essential for them to carry on healing others, as therapists we do get run down if we do not look after ourselves. 
It is the same for parents of children. Of course the health of the child is essential, and comes first as you are responsible for them, but also your own health and well being and happiness, as well as emotional peace is essential for you to help your family to be well. Babies and children feel what you feel, and learn what you show them to learn, either peace, balance, respect for yourself and others, including other people achievemnets no matter who they are or anger, resentment, fear, stress and worries. If you have more than one child, usually the most sensitive one would pick all what the parents feel, including pain and think they can help, and other children will do exactly the opposite of what the parents do and fight their way till they are old enough to be who they want to be. So before you start worry about something or life itself, write down how you feel, what is your worse fear, acknowledge it and than deal with it and let it go. I have seen over and over again the power of the positive mind changing a situation completely. As well as seeing the power of the negative mind how devastating effect can have in your life. 
You as a parent and an adult have a choice. Either think good wonderful things about yourself and your life and any situation that arises or negative thinking! 
I know right now at this present time with my awareness what I would choose. The sky is blue, the rainbow after the rain is very colorful and life can be wonderful not matter what. That is your power, take it back!
Craniosacral treatments they can change your life and your family life. For children it will balance their own rainbow colour in their life!
For adults CST is an amazing powerful treatment, it brings trauma or issues that needs to be resolved and you are ready to resolve to surface so that you can deal with them and let them go. This trauma or issues can manifest themselves usually in your life by having a repetitive physical problem or emotional problem that comes up over and over again. CST works with the unconscious mind, it brings to surface things that you have not conscious awareness of and it let you deal with it in a loving and supporting way. Sometimes you need a full wake up to be fully conscious of your issues and that can manifest in feeling your body much more or be conscious of your life as it is now. CST works with your physical trauma due to injury, from baby trauma to adults trauma. From simple falls from the bicycle as a child to strains and injury as an adult. Sometimes after a big illness or operation it restores the body to full balance again. Sometimes there are things that you need to be aware of to let them go and sometimes you just need to let them go in order to move forward in life! Sometimes people feels the change in their body straight away and most of the time within 5 days after the sessions. 

Craniosacral Therapy a gift of healing and life for babies. click here to read more

Baby on Hands
Baby on hands.

Happy Holidays Season, and Happy New year – Support your liver during this season

Why do I give so much importance to the liver? Because your liver is the one that does all the work for you. If you treat it well, your health is the reward. If you treat it badly, your health gets it.

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Click here to read the importance of your liver blog.

What can you do during the season of eating, drinking more than usual and putting a lot more pressure to the liver? Well few tips easy to implement:

Your Body is your responsibility at all time, what You Eat and Drink is your responsibility. Eat healthy foods, avoid as much as possible fried food and lots of alcohol.

Have a glass of water in between beers or drinks, so that you can slow down the process of drinking a lot and rehydrate your body, while you support your liver with the detox.

Eat a good healthy meal before drinking. This will slow down the process of the alcohol and keeps your from getting too drunk.

Drink water before going to bed. This will rehydrate you.

Have a good breakfast the next day, with eggs, fruits, and vegetables, so that the body can repair any possible damage.

Eat also responsibly. If you feel full, stop eating. There is no need to carry on eating just because the food is around you.

Have a walk in the park to digest a bit better and exercise, instead of being all day in and watch too many movies all at ones.

Walk and move!

Have a New Year resolution of having at least one or two fruits and vegetables that you have not tried yet, drink more water during the day and walk, cycle, swim, MOVE more next year.

Get in touch with Nature, whatever you do!

LOVE YOURSELF AND YOUR BODY, AS THIS IS THE ONLY ONE THAT YOU HAVE IN THIS LIFE!

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-Craniosacral Therapist www.nutritionhealth.net

Why babies are constipated, Leading to adult constipation?

Babies drink milk up to at least 6 months. Milk is primary watery, so why would baby be even constipated?

The medical doctors will consider a problem only when the baby or the adult is constipated for more than 10 days. Now they are right, it is not a medical problem for up to 10 days. 

Baby on Hands
Baby on hands.

However if you are an adult who goes once a day or more, with a normal stool, how do you feel if you stop going for about two days or three. Would you feel pretty much full, sluggish, bloated, gassy and not wanted to smile much.

I know I would feel like that. So yes medically there is nothing wrong but in a healthy way, there is something wrong there. As I mentioned babies usually are not supposed to be constipated. Now if they are breastfeeding, ideally the mother should observe is they are drinking enough water, or if the baby had a traumatic birth, maybe they are still under the sympathetic mode and stress mode, which it means the valve that should be open when they are relaxed and eating, are closed and therefore they cannot let go of the poo. 

I would also check if you are breastfeeding that you are not eating too much spicy food, broccoli, cabbage family as that increases the air and might cause a bit more gas in the baby, or dairy and wheat or gluten could be a cause of allergy for the baby and hence get constipated, also eggs in some breastfed babies could be a problem. If the mother eliminates one food at the time for a week, they should understand if that is the food that is causing the problem. The substitute milk can be oat or rice to start with. In some babies, some breastmilk contains more lactose that the baby is ready to digest and therefore giving with each feed the infant lactase might help with that digestion. 

Probiotics infantis from Biocare or Bio-Kult which is free of dairy, can also help with the baby constipation. Remember that the intestinal tract of the baby needs to be filled with bacteria good or bad, and the cementing of the bacteria is essential for the baby from birth to 2 years old. That would set their intestinal tract microbiome for life and hence a life of healthy intestinal tract. If you or your baby had to take antibiotics for one reason or another, even with a natural birth, then I would suggest to give the baby and yourself the friendly bacteria to avoid the baby and child being full of the other non commensal bacteria. Friendly bacteria are the ones that would help soften the stools, make by products that the intestinal tract cells will use to repair the intestinal tract.

If the baby is only on dairy bottle feed and they are constipated, try to give a bit of sterilized water after a feed or take more of the probiotics infantis. If that does not help, try the belly massage, to help them getting that poo out. The more they are relaxed after each feed or later, the more they can poo well. In extreme cases, there is a possibility that the baby is allergic to dairy milk and they will be prescribed the alternative milk from their GP. 

Craniosacral therapy for babies also helps with any possible restriction on their system, balancing their stress mode into the more relaxed calm mode, which will results in pooing much better, and sleeping more. Any possible trauma from the birth can also lead to constipation and more colic.

In very rare cases there is a physical or neurological problem that prevents the baby to poo normally everyday. That might be picked up by the medical team usually.

In adults, if they always had problems with constipation, it could be harder to resolve but easier to implement changes. Dietary changes as I mention in my other blog can make a difference with the adults, as well as probiotics and craniosacral therapy. click here to read about dietary changes for an adult.

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) copyright www.nutritionhealth.net 

Another amazing story after a craniosacral therapy treatment

Craniosacral therapy

I am always grateful when people tells me about the success story after treatments either with nutrition or craniosacral therapy. For this little story I was not expecting it. I have a Plumber who comes every year to check the boiler. He has done that for sometimes. Last year for some reason or another we waited about 18 months before we schedule a check up. 18 months ago he came with his little daughter, who at the time was 2 and half. He was talking and she was next to him helping in some way. He told me that she had had a cough for about 3 weeks and it would not go away. I usually try to stay away from treating anyone unless they book, but I could see that the girl was quite pale and hard to breathe properly, so I asked the father if I could treat her with craniosacral therapy to see if she would get better a bit. He did not know anything about CST and while I was working on the girl I explained that usual the body itself can heal but sometimes it needs help and as CST therapist we help the body to align and balance up again, especially after an illness, or trauma. I worked on her for 30 minutes about, as much as she allowed me to work on her. I did not see the plumber for about 18 months till last week. As soon as he saw me, he told me that his daughter has had a strong immune system since then and he is sure that what I did helped a lot. Everybody else now usually get sick quite easily with coughs and colds, and she is the only one that does not get it so easily anymore. I tried to explain again how it worked but I think he was not interested as much how it worked, but to the fact that he saw it worked and he did not care otherwise. 
If you have not tried it yet or you have somebody with babies and toddler or an adult friend that needs adjustments and help do suggest CST treatments. 
The community clinic reopens again after the half term Wed the 30th of October 2019. If they want to try CST for 20 minutes, as it is a donation based, there is nothing to loose. click here to read more.

How to stay healthy this winter

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How to stay healthy this winter
Autumn is here and colds, coughs, start to be around quite often. In order to be well and keep well, always have some vitamin C supplement around to help the immune system. You know that bats when they are ill make about 20.000mg of vitamin C a day. We as humans used to have the same ability, but we lost it when we started making more glucose, which is the same pathway for our energy supply, to do more during the day and night for some. 
We are amazing as human being, we usually can deal with a lot of things. That if we give our body time to heal and repair and rest. In our modern life, we lost that ability to do so and therefore out body gets too tired. That includes children as well, they have so much to do from the early morning that they have no time to rest and sleep at least 10 to 12 hours a day to repair and grow.
My suggestion for adults and children, is sometimes to just do nothing or just reconnect with nature on the week end. Just go to the any of the green parks area in London, and hang out there, just for fun, play with the kids if you have any or just walk around with no agenda or purpose. Just be. Listen to the birds and observe nature itself. Connect to the earth. 
This is a way also to stay well and feel well. 
Of course eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water, mineral waters (not sparkling) is best, and just rest when you need to. 
One of my colleagues suggested to gargle with tree tea oily (needs to be spit out), one drop in water if you have sore throat (not for children), or lemon and salt gargles (children can try this) or lemon and a good honey.
Enjoy the season and stay well!

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-Craniosacral Therapist 

NAET method for over reaction to food and the enviromental allergens – 10 years update

I am always happy to hear from old clients after many years, especially when they tell me that they have changed their life because of the consultation or treatment that I gave them.

I got a call few days ago from a mother of children that I treated with NAET 10 years ago, when I started to use the method, after my graduating from Health Science, nutritional Therapy.

My degree is mostly about scientific proof and looking at what works scientifically only and for some part now, they are looking into lifestyle and alternative to just the scientific proof. Even though it is still going strong and more on the scientific papers. So when I discovered NAET 10 years ago, I was affascinated by the method. Especially because it was suggested to me from a Medical Doctor who used it for themselves and had a very good results for the over reaction to their food and enviromental compounds.

I decided straight away that I had to learn the method, did not even enter my mind that it might not be true. I knew that it was the right treatment to learn. Till then I used to say to people avoid certain foods for life! For some people it was too much. And for hayfever and other enviromental allergen there was not much that you could do. 

Anyway cutting the story shorter, I learned the method, treated my son with the first 15 nutrients and group food in the list of NAET, had some treament myself with exchange while I was learning the method and than started using it with my clients. The client who called had 3 children with all sort of allergies but one in particular with Asthma. After we treated eggs mix, the asthma started to reduce and by the times that we treated what she came up with her Asthma was gone and it has gone since then. Now the mother was so impressed with the results that changed her carer as well and become a holistic therapist herself! And uses only natural methods to treat her children. 

This is a proof that NAET does work and when it does not, it might be that something else is going on with the person. With hayfever you need to have all the pollens from the entire world to get rid of it completely but for the most of it, and the local pollen it it an amazing treatment. I would not treat severe allergens as the person needs to be always on the alert but I love NAET method and it is always great to hear what happened to people that I treated long time ago!

10 years ago I did not use yet craniosacral Therapy, but I thought already then that it could have a bigger impact combined with the method. And it does, as I have now combined the two methods for the past 8 years and the results are even better!

Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-Craniosacral Therapist 

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