The ‘Health Matters’ Radio Show goes out LIVE every Monday morning from 11am to 12pm.
Listen in at www.channelradio.co.uk/two.
Replays of each show will be available here shortly after going on air.
10th June 2019 (Show 63)
Join me and my guest, Nicole Pitt-Williams from Coastal Nordic Walking, as we find out more about what Nordic Walking is and how it can benefit you.
We also discuss ways to stay safe in the sun and avoid sunburn, as well as tips to cut down on alcohol consumption.
Music from Avril Lavigne and Peter Gabriel.
20th May 2019 (Show 62)
Join me and my guest, Lee Sadd from Safety and Management Solutions, as we discuss mental health in the workplace, why it is important and the benefits of being a mental health first-aider.
We also discuss the dangers of alcohol misuse as well as metabolic syndrome.
Music from Muse and Mr Mister.
13th May 2019 (Show 61)
Join me and my guest, Jennifer Connelly from Sole Fertility, as we discuss the benefits of Reflexology and how it can help fertility issues.
We also discuss the dangers of visceral fat, and the importance of water.
Music from Men At Work and Spandau Ballet.
29th April 2019 (Show 60)
Join me and my guest, Rebecca Daniel from Jigsaw Education, as we discuss how improving education and literacy can have a positive impact on our physical, emotional and mental health.
We also discuss spotting the signs of undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes and Helicobater Pylori infections.
Music from P!nk and Stevie Wonder.
15th April 2019 (Show 59)
Mind and Body Coach, Lesley Provan, joins me on today’s show to chat about her journey, and how NLP, Inner Child, Parts Therapy and Reductive Psychology can help you.
We also discuss HBA1C and the dangers of ‘crash dieting’.
Music from Van Morrison and Fleetwood Mac
8th April 2019 (Show 58)
Empowerment songwriter and international speaker, James Dand, and I talk about his background, songwriting, personal development, mindset and much more.
We also discuss fatty liver disease and antibiotics.
Music from Simple Minds and The Script
1st April 2019 (Show 57)
Guest David Harris, Pro-Golfer from Redlibbets Golf Course, and I talk about his background and the many physical and mental benefits of golf.
We also talk about dietary fat and and good sources of plant protein.
Music from The Walker Brothers and Queen
25th March 2019 (Show 56)
Guest Janet Blake and I talk about her background and journey, and about Reflexology, Bach Remedies, Lymphodema, Reiki and much more.
We also talk about the dangers of artificial sweeteners, and how to deal with stress and anxiety.
Music from Marvyn Gaye and Huey Lewis and The News.
18th March 2019 (Show 55)
25th February 2019 (Show 54)
Guest Lavinia Sanders from www.facebook.com/balancewithlavinia and I talk about her journey, and we also discuss how she helps women aged 35-60 to improve their health as well as how she uses The Balance Procedure.
We also talk about the different types of mental health conditions, and about Caffeine.
Music from Michael Jackson.
18th February 2019 (Show 53)
We also talk about breaking the stigma of mental health and helping those that struggle with it, and we continue the discussion on the benefits of fibre.
Music from Paramore and Clean Bandit.
11th February 2019 (Show 52)
Guest Hazel Cake from www.hazelcake.co.uk and I talk about her journey, and we also discuss how she uses Reiki for humans and animals in relation to stress and anxiety management. We also talk about the dangers Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD’s)and the benefits of fibre.
Music from Christina Aguilera and Florence & The Machine
4th February 2019 (Show 51)
Guest Sarah Lawrence from After The Storm and I discuss the ways in which Sarah helps and supports childless couples, plus we talk more about the dangers of processed foods as well as hidden belly fat.
We also talk more about mindful eating and discuss the dangers of processed foods.
Music from Justin Timberlake and Odyssey
28th January 2019 (Show 50)
Guest Sue Lee from Sue Lee Hypnotherapy and I discuss hypnotherapy and helping menopausal women.
We also talk more about mindful eating and discuss the dangers of processed foods.
Music from Paul Simon and Roxy Music.
21st January 2019 (Show 49)
Guest Victoria Sheridan comes back on the show for a second time and we discuss anxiety and stress, and ways to manage them.
We also talk more about food cravings and also about mindful eating.
Music from Nik Kershaw and Bob Marley
(apologies for the sound quality of the first couple of minutes – microphone issues!)
14th January 2019 (Show 48)
Guest Kate Miles from Romney Marsh Osteopaths and I chat about osteopathy, EFT Tapping, Life Coaching and Stress Management and more.
We also talk about Fructose and Food Cravings
Music from Lou Reed and The 4 Tops
7th January 2019 (Show 47)
Guest Colleen Rawlings comes back on the show for a second time and we talk about her journey since her last appearance in July 2018, plus her services including hypnotherapy and her 5 A’s.
We also talk about what Moringa is and how it can benefit you, plus some useful information about Cholesterol.
Music from Madness and Tears For Fears.
17th December 2018 (Show 46)
Guest Alastair Griggs and I chat about his background, journey and his work as a Personal Trainer.
We also talk more about the benefits of apple cider vinegar and I give away some tips to help you have a healthier festive season.
There’s some seasonal music too, a couple of the best Christmas songs of all time in my opinion.
10th December 2018 (Show 45)
Guest Karen Jones comes back on the show for a second time and we talk about her journey, depression, alcohol issues and happiness. We also talk more about alcohol and drinking and driving ahead of the party season, plus the benefits of apple cider vinegar.
Music from Pharell Williams and Billy Joel.
26th November 2018 (Show 44)
Guest Cindy Galvin and I talk about her background, about NLP, LP, Thermography, Hypnotherapy and more. We also talk about the benefits of fasting and issues with alcohol to be aware of over the ‘party season’.
Music from The Isley Brothers.
12th November 2018 (Show 43)
Guest Kerry O’Sullivan and I talk about her background, about The Energy Alignment Method, Tantra, and about her holistic services. We also talk about the hidden sugars in our food and the dangers of fatty liver disease.
Music from Iggy Pop and Jamiroquai.
5th November 2018 (Show 42)
Guest Dave Mayhew from Target First Aid and I talk about his background and about the benefits of proper first aid training. We also talk about how unhealthy your ‘healthy’ protein bar could be and also discuss more foods that are good for women’s health.
Music from Thin Lizzy, Train and Talking Heads
29th October 2018 (Show 41)
Guest Carol Macey and I talk about her background and journey, and about mental health, mindset and ways in which Carol could help you. Plus we talk about how to spot the signs of undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes, and about the reason to invest in an workplace wellbeing programme.
Music from Queen, Rod Stewart and Kate Bush.
15th October 2018 (Show 40)
Guest Dr Danny Scahill and I talk about his journey and about his Chiropractic services, plus good foods for women’s health and more ways to improve your sleep quality and quantity
Music from three famous Johns – can you work out who they are?
8th October 2018 (Show 39)
Guest Duncan Collins and I talk about his journey, Reiki (what it is and what it can do for you) plus good foods for men and ways to improve your sleep quality and quantity.
Music from P!nk, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift
1st October 2018 (Show 38)
Guest Sarah Taylor and I talk about health, diet, nutrition, body building and much more – and we also delve in to the topic of the dangers associated with so-called ‘diet’ drinks
Plus music from Dire Straits, The Rolling Stones and Meat Loaf
24th September 2018 (Show 37)
Guest Julie Bartlett and I talk about women’s health, menopause and much more. I also talk about the hidden sugars in our food and the dangers of high blood pressure.
Plus music from Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene and R.E.M.
17th September 2018 (Show 36)
Guest Denise Searle (the Life Fixer) and I talk about hypnotherapy, trauma relief, Disassociative Identity Disorder, PTSD and much more. I also talk about the ins and outs of Probiotics.
Plus music from Paloma Faith, The Pet Shop Boys and Robert Palmer.
10th September 2018 (Show 35)
Guest Clare Ford from Beautiful Minds and I talk about Pregnancy Coaching, Reiki Healing, Wasui Water Healing and stress/anxiety reduction. I also talk about the dangers of artificial sweeteners and the benefits of Protein
Plus music from Aerosmith and The Black Eyed Peas.
20th August 2018 (Show 34) – Mental Health Special
Guest Jane Carling from the Ashford branch of Samaritans and I talk about the work Samaritans do, how they can help you or someone you may know and how you can volunteer. We also discuss breaking the stigma of mental health and we bust 10 common myths about mental illness.
Plus music from Pink Floyd, R.E.M. and The Rembrandts.
13th August 2018 (Show 33)
Guests Alison Marsden and Caroline Alldis from www.gardeningbydesign.co.uk and I talk about the benefits of combining gardening with mindfulness, their workshops, and also probiotics and breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health.
Plus music from Linkin Park, Duran Duran and The Manic Street Preachers.
An emotional show…
6th August 2018 (Show 32)
Guest Karen Jones and I talk about Astaxanthin and high blood pressure, and we also find out more about fitness and what Karen does.
Plus music from David Bowie, Eurythmics and Queen.
30th July 2018 (Show 31)
Guest Colleen Rawlings and I talk about how and why water is so important for us, arthritis and natural treatments, and we also find out more about hypnotherapy and what Colleen does.
Plus we go back to 1987 with music from Whitney Houston, Prince and U2.
9th July 2018 (Show 30)
Guest Rosie Barreto and I talk about how and why Magnesium is beneficial for us, fruits that are good for you and particularly for Diabetics, and we also find out more about what Rosie does.
Plus we go back to 1992 with music from Nirvana, U2, Snap! and REM.
2nd July 2018 (Show 29)
Today’s show is completely dedicated to Type 2 Diabetes. Topics covered include: (1) the difference between Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes , (2) What is Type 2 Diabetes , (3) Symptoms of diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes , (4) What is Insulin, (5) What is Glucagon and (6) Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
Plus we go back to 1982 with music from The Steve Miller Band, The J Geils Band, The Jam and Fat Larry’s Band
18th June 2018 (Show 28)
Guest Nicky Tolson and I chat about FODMAPS, Fatty Liver Disease and we find out more about what she does.
Plus we go back to 1997 with music from Texas, Hanson and Natalie Imbruglia.
11th June 2018 (Show 27)
Guest Liz Almond from Insightful Minds and I chat about food cravings, the benefits of Black Seed Oil, and Liz’s background and how her services might be able to help you in different aspects of your life.
Plus we go back to 1984 with music from Kenny Loggins, Wham and Nik Kershaw
4th June 2018 (Show 26)
Guest Phil Snowden from META Evolution Gym and I chat about Black Seed Oil, hidden symptoms of Type II Diabetes and Phil’s background together with the services offered by the gym.
Plus we go back to 1972 with music from Roxy Music, Mott The Hoople and Derek & The Dominos
21st May 2018 (Show 25)
Guest John Nicholson from the Community Driving School and I chat about mental health, the driving school (what it is and does), Milk and how to read food labels. Plus we go back to 1981 with music from The Police, Kim Carnes and Ultravox
14th May 2018 (Show 24)
Guest Jill Tipping from Pavelka Health and I chat about personal and corporate health, Glucagon and the dangers of Agave Syrup. Plus we go back to 1985 with music from Prince, Simple Minds and Tears For Fears.
30th April 2018 (Show 23)
Guest Sandra Lamb from BodyMind Solutions and I chat about physiotherapy, psychotherapy, pilates, natural pain relief, HbA1c and the different types of dietary fat. Plus we go back to 1987 with music from The Pet Shop Boys, George Michael and Robbie Neville.
23rd April 2018 (Show 22)
Guest Carol Williams from First For Hypnotherapy and I chat about the dangers of belly fat, Glucagon and the benefits of Hypnotherapy. Plus we go back to 1978 with music from The Boomtown Rats, 10cc, Grease and Ian Dury.
16th April 2018 (Show 21)
Guest Victoria Sheridan from The Secret Calm and I chat about visceral fat, insulin and wellbeing for ladies in their 50’s and 60’s – as well as Victoria’s forthcoming event in London on the 28th of April 2018. Plus we go back to 1981 with music from The Specials, Visage and Adam & The Ants.
2nd April 2018 (Show 20)
Flying solo today, I chat about the issues with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, the hidden sugars in our food and why your weightloss might be slower than you might like – plus we go back to 1986 with music from The Bangles, Peter Cetera, Debbie Harry and Jermaine Stewart
26th March 2018 (Show 19)
Guest Nathalie Marnham from Kent Aromatherapy and I chat about Aromatherapy Massage (what it is and how it can help you), the power of Pomegranates and part 1 of the hidden causes of weight gain – plus we go back to 1993 with music from The Bee Gees and Duran Duran.
19th March 2018 (Show 18)
Guest Ania Jeffries – Coach, Mentor and founder of Women Work events – and I chat about the forthcoming Women Work event in Tunbridge Wells as well as having a general discussion about Heart Health and also I finish off with Part 2 of why ‘fat’ doesn’t make people fat – plus we go back 30 years to 1988 with music from Robert Palmer, Sam Brown and Bobby McFerrin.
12th March 2018 (Show 17)
Guest Kam Winchester from Acupuncture in Eden and I chat about Acupuncture, what it is and how it can help you – as well as the pros and cons of Fructose, and Part 1 of why it isn’t ‘fat’ that makes people fat – plus we go back to 1984 with music from Nena, The Cars and Rockwell
26th Feb 2018 (Show 16)
Guest Gill Monk from All Health Matters and I chat about the importance of Occupational Health and what you can do about it, the connection between diet drinks and weight-gain, obesity and Type ll Diabetes, as well as ways to help prevent your child from putting on weight and becoming obese – plus we go back to 1980 with music from John Lennon, Odyssey and David Bowie
19th Feb 2018 (Show 15)
Guest Dee Stringer from Swelling Matters and I chat about Lymphoedema and Lipoedema, as well as the benefits of ‘Brown Fat’ and the dangers of ‘ultra processed’ foods – plus we go back to 1977 with music from The Eagles, Tom Robinson and The Sex Pistols.
12th Feb 2018 (Show 14)
Guests Julian and James from South Eastern Tennis and Learn Chess chat about the health benefits of Tennis and Chess, and I also discuss the topics of the dangers of Ibuprofen overdose and the nasties in many ‘healthy’ protein bars – plus we go back to 1988 with music from Yazz & the Plastic Population, Climie Fisher and The Proclaimers.
5th Feb 2018 (Show 13)
Guest Julie Murray from JM Hypnotherapy and I chat about Hypnotherapy and Hypnobirthing, and we also chat about the issues around Fatty Liver Disease and the hidden sugars in 7 common day to day foods – plus we go back to 1979 with music from Pink Floyd, The Buggles and Rainbow.
29th Jan 2018 (Show 12)
Guest Maureen Chiana from Apogee Skills and I chat about Neuroscience, what it is and how it can benefit you and your business, and we also chat about the warning signs of undiagnosed Type II Diabetes and strategies to help you give up smoking – plus we go back to 1991 with music from Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Simply Red and Michael Jackson.
22nd Jan 2018 (Show 11)
Guests Bev Crossland and Julie Stenhouse from KCHFT and the OneYou shop in Ashford chat about the services offered by the OneYou programme and their forthcoming Business Event in Ashford on the 29th of January 2018 (www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/one-you-kent), and I talk about how your diet might be affecting your sleep, the differences in types of bread, and about the B-vitamin, Choline – plus we go back to 1982 with music from Survivor, Toto and Madness.
15th Jan 2018 (Show 10)
Guest Miranda Chapman and I chat about the forthcoming Wellbeing Symposium in Ashford on the 21st of February (www.thewellbeingsymposium.co.uk), and also about the dangers of crash dieting and how to fix adrenal fatigue – plus we go back to 1983 with music from Katrina and the Waves, Irene Cara and Prince.
8th Jan 2018 (Show 9)
Guest Denise Holland and I chat about the benefits of Curcumin and also the symptoms indicating adrenal fatigue. We also discuss Transformative Performance Coaching and its benefits to you – plus music from KC & the Sunshine Band and Katy Perry.
18th Dec 2017 (Show 8)
Guest Margaret Holvec and I chat about the amount and the dangers of sugar in soft drinks and hot drinks, and what Type II Diabetes is, the dangers and how those with undiagnosed Type II Diabetes might be able to spot some symptoms. We also discuss essential oils, what they are and how they can help people, and we briefly revisit the ‘party season’, alcohol and driving ‘the morning after the night before’ – plus music from Robbie Williams, Midnight Oil and Taylor Swift
4th Dec 2017 (Show 7)
Guest Alison Nixon and I chat about one of the most powerful antioxidants that most people have never heard of and things to be aware of in relation to the ‘party season’, alcohol and driving ‘the morning after the night before’ – plus music from Ed Sheeran and The Zutons.
27th Nov 2017 (Show 6)
Guest Sara Green and I chat about the dangers of high blood pressure, the benefits of Magnesium and how to spot Magnesium deficiency, plus the Million Calorie Challenge – plus music from Squeeze, The Jam and Oasis
20th Nov 2017 (Show 5)
Guest Kizzie Nicholson and I chat about Persimmon fruits, hidden sugars (how to spot them and avoid them) and Kizzie’s inspirational weight loss journey – plus music from The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Imagine Dragons.
6th Nov 2017 (Show 4)
Guest Stephanie Unthank and I chat about PPI’s (Proton Pump Inhibitors), ways to improve sleep quality and quantity, more ways to relax and de-stress, and more ways to improve health in the workplace – plus music from Phil Oakey, David Gray and Stevie Wonder.
30th Oct 2017 (Show 3)
Guest Chris Doel and I chat about chocolate, sleep, more ways to relax and de-stress without alcohol and more ways to improve health in the workplace – plus music from Tears For Fears, Tom Petty and Wilson Picket.
23rd Oct 2017 (Show 2)
Guest Deni Booker and I chat about Antibiotics, ways to relax and de-stress without alcohol, artificial sweeteners, and about ways to improve health in the workplace – plus music from Justin Timberlake and The Killers.
16th Oct 2017 (Show 1)
The *first* Health Matters show.
Guest Paul Andrews and I talk about all things health, including gut health, the flu and sweeteners. Plus music from ELO, P!nk and Prince.
Listen to my radio interview on Channel Radio’s Business Bunker show from Tuesday 20th June 2017
Channel Radio's Business Bunker - Tuesday 20th June 2017
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