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Laura Southwood from Chuckling Goat

Laura Southwood

Laura is a Registered Nutritionist (ANutr) and Customer Care Assistant at Chuckling Goat; she joined the team in 2021.

With over 10 years experience working and volunteering in public health and the charity sector, Laura is passionate about making the latest scientific evidence accessible, meaningful, and actionable – enabling you to live a healthy and happy life.

In her spare time, you’ll find Laura gardening, curled up with a good book, crocheting, spending time with family and friends or running across the Peak District!

Laura Southwood's Latest Posts

Granola, Greek yoghurt & berry parfait

Indulge in a tasty, nutritious breakfast with our granola, Greek yoghurt and berry parfait!

8 herbs for gut health + 6 creative ways to add them to your day

Your complete guide to unlocking the benefits of herbs!

Baked apple & cinnamon porridge

Delicious, nutritious and soothing baked porridge! Recipe here –

Everything you need to know about sugar!

Discover how to be sugar SAVVY, and if honey really is better…

Spring clean your home the natural way!

Embrace the new season and unleash the power of essential oils 🌷

Date & fig prebiotic energy balls

Delicious and packed with prebiotics – you NEED to try these!

8 tips for navigating Easter indulgence

Find your balance this Easter with these top tips 😋

What are carbs and should you be avoiding them?

“Good” carbs Vs “bad” carbs and what REALLY matters…

5 ways rosemary can support your health and wellbeing

Experience the incredible benefits of rosemary with these 5 simple tips!

Prebiotic potato, dill & cucumber salad

Elevate your salad game with this delicious and nutritious prebiotic-rich potato salad. Recipe here –

8 top tips for ditching diet culture

Break free from diet culture with these 8 empowering tips!

Fighting pain? Think Boswellia!

All the science on our NEW product here!

Minestrone Soup

Live like a Sardinian centenarian & serve this soup for your supper!

Bubble & Squeak

Give new life to those delightful holiday leftovers with this delicious Bubble and Squeak recipe.

Festive chocolate tiffin

Kickstart your New Year festivities with this nourishing and deliciously indulgent tiffin recipe!

9 nourishing breakfast ideas to kickstart your New Year

9 delicious and nutritious breakfast ideas fit for a KING this New Year!

5 tips for a healthy winter

5 invaluable tips to ensure your winter remains both happy and healthy!

5 reasons to start drinking herbal tea!

Could herbal tea be one of the SECRETS to a longer and healthier life? Find out here…

Oral Microbiome – your mouth and your gut are connected!

Your oral health is more important than you think. Discover why your mouth is your stomach’s first line of DEFENCE!🦷

Everything you need to know about prebiotics – and how to take them!

What are prebiotics and how can you start adding them to your gut-health routine?

Everything you need to know about collagen – and how to take it!

What is collagen, which collagen is best and how to add it to your routine. Find out here!

18 gut-healthy snack ideas

Is your tummy rumbling between meals? Check out these healthy snack options…

Pineapple & turmeric smoothie

Quick, easy and loaded with natural goodness 🍍

Blueberry & ginger synbiotic smoothie

What better way to start the day!? 🫐

Signs of an unhappy gut – and what you can do about it!

Do you have an unhappy gut? Recognise the signs and find out how to make it happy 😊

Food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances – what is the difference?

All the science AND what you can do to help reduce symptoms 💪

What can ginger do for you?

It\s a fiery spice that does more than flavour your food – find out the benefits here!

10 ways to reduce your sugar intake

Looking for ways to cut down on sugar after the Easter binge? We’ve got you covered!

How to nurture your skin (+ 3 DIY facemasks!)

You’ve heard of your gut microbiome, but have you heard of your skin biome? Read on…

Gut-healthy muesli!

Nourish your gut bugs with this healthy breakfast.

7 ways to lose weight by adding something IN to your routine!

Tired of ‘cutting things out’ to lose weight? Try adding these 7 things IN!

Why skipping meals will NOT help you lose weight!

Do you want to lose weight? Here’s why you shouldn’t be skipping meals!

Should my Kefir be fizzy?

Fizzy Kefir? Read on for tips on how to prevent Kefir explosions 💥

What kind of chocolate should you choose?

Not all chocolate is created equal – which is best for you and your gut health?

6 reasons you should be eating millet

What are millets and what are the health benefits? Read on…

5 health benefits of amaranth!

What the heck is it, how do you cook it, and why should you care?

Festive nut roast

Trying to cut down on meat? This delicious recipe makes it easy!

Raspberry & Coconut Prebiotic Energy Balls

These little balls of energy make great on-the-go snacks!

4 mocktail recipes for sober October!

It’s Sober October – get mixing those mocktails!

Banana & date buckwheat porridge

Bored with your porridge? Mix it up with this yummy fix!

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

The debate has been raging for decades – we settle it, right here. Read the science…

Chocolate Gut-Brain-Health Smoothie

Delicious, guilt-free, quick and easy, chocolate – breakfast sorted! You’re welcome.

6 reasons why you’re hungry all the time

Constant snack attack? Take back control! Here’s how….

5 reasons to add quinoa into your diet!

What can this tasty pseudo-grain do for you, and how do you cook it? Find out now.

7 ways to eat healthy, on a budget!

Eating to boost your gut-brain health doesn’t have to break the bank. Practical tips and tricks here!

4 reasons to add buckwheat into your diet

What is buckwheat anyway? What can you do with it and most importantly – why should you bother?

Chocolate + Orange Prebiotic Energy Balls – your go-to snack!

When you’re craving a quick chocolate treat, here’s your gut-healthy option…

Which type of “milk” is right for you? Let’s compare!

There are a lot of different plant-based milks out there – which one is best? Compare them here!

Which kind of oats should I eat?

Everything you need to know about oats, in one convenient hit

Why you need to get outside, asap!

What can nature do for you? Check out the science here!