Suggested websites and reading

General useful websitesWebsite address (URL)
Vitality works
Wealden District


Nutrition and recipesWebsite address (URL)
Jo Majithia
Jo on Facebook:
Green Cuisine TrustVideos and resources on healthy eating and fermented foods
Institute of functional
Eating seasonally
Hodmedod’sOnline suppliers of UK grown pulses and grains
The Sourdough SchoolFantastic resource on sourdough, including the nutrition and digestibility of bread and the gut microbiome
Happy KombuchaA great resource on fermentation and supplier of kefir grains, kombucha skobies etc.
Old Tree BreweryLocal, sustainable, fermented drinks supplier (apple cider vinegar, kombucha, botanical shrubs, elderflower sparkling wine etc.)

The Institute for Optimum

YouTube video clips

Microbiome and Diet Tim Spector

Short animated film on microbiome

The surprisingly charming science of your gut
- Giulia Enders


Cat de



Books to settle down with…


The Clever Guts Diet by Dr Michael Mosley and Tanya Borowski

Grain Brain by David Perlmutter

Eat Nourish Glow by Amelia Freer

Eating The Moment by Pavel G. Somov – 141 mindful practices to overcome overeating one meal at a time

Eat Yourself Healthy by Dr Megan Rossi
– over 50 simple, tasty gut-loving recipes and tips on sleep, stress and exercise

Follow Your Gut, The Enormous Impact of Tiny Microbes by Rob Knight
– great introduction to the gut microbiome and its wide-reaching impact on health

Gut by Giulia Enders
– The inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ. An easy read that explains all about our digestive tract



The HeartMath Solution by Doc Childre and Howard Martin – Further information on HRV

Healing into Life and Death by Stephen Levine – Excellent guided meditation

How to meditate by Lawrence Leshan – Great introduction into meditating


Wherever you go, there you are by Jon Kabat-Zinn – Mindfulness

Remarkable Recovery by Caryle Hirshberg & Marc Ian Barash – Inspiring book for overcoming adversity

Molecules of Emotion by Candice B Pert

Incredible You by Chris Walton

Energy Medicine by Donna Eden – Intro into Energy Medicine concept

The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton – Introduction into epigenetics

Loving what is by Byron Katie – Programme for working on emotions and your responses

Daring Greatly – Brene Brown

Gifts of imperfection by Brene Brown

Being Peace – Thich Nhat Hanh
The art of living – Thich Nhat Hanh

The book you wish your parents had read – Phillipa Perry

The Love Warrior – Glennon Doyle Melton


Glycemic Index Load Net Carbs

For a list of the glycemic load of food – note it is in 100g so for a portion of food need to weigh your food and calculate accordingly but you can also input meals and work out GL

D Minder Pro

D Minder – to track how much vitamin D you need

Zero – fasting tracker

Zero – for time-restricted eating/tracking how long you fast overnight

Zero – fasting tracker

7 Minute workout: Fitness app
Daily workouts for weight loss

Yoga for Beginners

Daily workout and fitness studio


Download the Calm app to develop your meditation superpowers, drift off into dreamland with our Sleep Stories, select music for your mood, or try a breathing exercise.

Meditation Oasis

App for various different meditation techniques.


– Great for bite size meditations

iBreathe - Relax and Breathe

Simple guided breathing


If you're struggling with depression or anxiety, Moodpath is the leading mental health app to guide you toward emotional well-being.


A Gratitude Journal. According to researchers at the Harvard Medical School, “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.”