6 tips for Happiness

  Eat well - you really are what you eatA healthy diet is essential when you consider that the cells that make up our body constantly get replaced, it is important that you provide the nutrients your body needs to make good functioning healthy new...

NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT FOR ADRENAL FATIGUE

You're so tired when the alarm goes off in the morning that you end up pressing the snooze button multiple times before finally hauling your butt out of bed. Your first hit of coffee for the day doesn't exactly have you jumping out of your...

Avocados Are Awesome!

Avocados are one of my favourite foods, they are packed full of nutrition and taste great. Here are six healthy reasons to add avocado to your diet! Avocados help you get the right balance of cholesterol, reducing “bad” cholesterol and increasing “good” heart healthy cholesterol. ...

5 Steps to Healthy Skin

Zinc: Eat plenty of zinc rich foods, zinc is essential for skin quality/function, immune system and wound healing: zinc is available in nuts and seeds, pepitas and sunflower seeds are a great addition to your salad, mix them with walnuts and almonds for a snack. Also...

3 morning habits that will improve your health

1. Hydration. Start each day with a big glass of room temperature or warm water, even better add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. This starts to get you hydrated early in the day and is really good for supporting your digestion. 2. Healthy Breakfast. Choose a breakfast...

8 SIGNS THAT YOU MAY BE REACTING TO GLUTEN

1. Brain fog Ever find it hard to think or feel foggy or clouded in your thinking. This is a common sign of food sensitivities or coeliac disease, particularly gluten. In sensitive people, gluten actually reduces blood flow to the brain and reduces available neurotransmitters in...

Firing up your metabolism this Winter

Metabolism is an issue that is brought up quite often when it comes to health, and in particular where weight loss is concerned. With a plethora of diets, exercises and supplements available to attempt to shed those unwanted kilos, it is often a daunting and...

G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M – Trying Out

  When was the last time you tried something new or learned a new skill?  One of the key components to happiness is to step out of routine or familiarity and experience something different. Whether that be a different dish at your favourite restaurant, taking a...

G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M – Awareness

The very definition of the word awareness is to have ‘knowledge or perception of a situation or fact’.  To be aware of one’s situation requires one to be present, obviously, but being present is more than being physically situated somewhere.  Awareness, at any given moment,...

The Importance of Including Protein in Your Diet

Protein is one of three macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrates). Protein is vitally important for health, there are essential amino acids (proteins) that are required for good health that your body can’t make, and you must get them from your diet. Here are some examples of...

Just a Spoonful of Sugar?

They say it’s one of the most important ingredients used in the kitchen. The first thing that comes to your mind is the sweetness, and the taste always leaves you wanting more, Sugar is an unhealthy substance, its added flavour and texture to an ingredient. There...