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March 23, 2019

What is Stress?

Stress manifests in various ways within the body. Essentially, stress is your body’s response to a demand. Stress is an important part of life and it is how our body adapts, grows and becomes more resilient. Common sources of stress are outlined in Table...

March 15, 2019

Wow! What an incredible opportunity it was to attend and participate in Low Carb Denver 2019. This conference created a warming sense of community filled with exciting vibes and unlimited hype for the entire 3 days. I hope that I can do the weekend justice and give you...

February 1, 2019

Fasting refers to voluntary periods of abstaining from food for health, performance, spiritual, or religious reasons. Intermittent-fasting describes a type of fasting that generally continues for 12 to 24 hours, as opposed to extended periods of fasting that may last f...

January 29, 2019

I am writing this post out of disappointment with the lack of information and education that is being perpetuated by a particular online community that continues to shame and blame people who choose to eat meat and animal products. Just as the title of this post says,...

January 25, 2019

Have you ever been on the internet and read something about the latest and greatest diet, and then the next day read something that completely contradicts what you originally read? Yeah? Well it happens a lot, and it makes understanding what to eat very confusing.

Sinc...

March 5, 2018

On the 31st of December 2015, my father had a heart attack and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A stent was placed in his left coronary artery to clear the blockage that was preventing the passage of blood and oxygen to his heart, and his life was saved.

Aft...

March 1, 2018

Energy from Food

Life is a product of energy and all energy comes from the sun. Humans can’t photosynthesise, so we must get our energy from plants who can photosynthesise and store energy, as well as from animals that eat plants. This food, as we know it, is chemical e...

December 6, 2017

At some point in our day, week or month we can often find ourselves in a rut for various reasons – family, relationships, work, health etc. This can bring about feelings of overwhelm, stress, anxiety, depression and self worth issues. Life, from time to time will do th...

October 7, 2017

1. Eat a balanced diet

When it comes to your gut, eating a healthy diet with lots of fruit and vegetables is the best and easiest way to make your friendly bacteria happy!

Eating processed foods high in simple sugars and bad fats throw out the balance of good and bad ba...

If I had to choose one personal attribute that best describes me, my life journey and

what has been called upon often to date, it would be RESILIENCE – also known as

GRIT or PERSERVERANCE. Let’s be honest when you really think about it – most, if

not all of us could.

Resil...

August 22, 2017

Lectins are proteins that bind to specific carbohydrate structures and ubiquitous in our food supply. Lectins are found in many animals, plants and microorganisms. Though the exact role of lectins is unclear and frequently contested, it is well-recognised that plant le...

August 2, 2017

Have you ever felt like your digestion is sluggish? Maybe your stomach has felt cold after eating, or that the meal just sits in your stomach causing discomfort??

Yes - increasing fibre MIGHT help with digestion. However, maybe your gut needs a little extra help from na...

What’s the big deal with Calcium? And why bother reading an article about it?  Well the answer is that we are not getting enough of it in our diets and this is not ideal.

What is Calcium & Why Do We Need It?

Calcium is an essential mineral involved in many functions in t...

When did we start eating to look a certain way, instead of to feel a certain way? Why are so many of us in the developed world eating for aesthetics rather than energy? We let ourselves go hungry, feel deprived and are endlessly counting down to the next time we “get t...

February 28, 2017

For many years, people across the world have been restricting their consumption of red meat in fear of developing diseases like Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and even some Cancers.  Red meat is a rich source of vitamins and minerals including vitamin B12, iron and z...

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