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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 the human body. Our body stores most of its calcium in our skeleton. Alongside other impo...

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 to eat”. Yes - food should be enjoyed for social and/or emotional fulfilment, yet it seem...

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 zinc so it is important to get the facts straight before removing it from your diet all t...

January 2, 2017

Happy New Year! 2017 is upon us and I feel a positive shift in all those around me. There is a vibe and it’s different. The realisation of how important it is to stop and be present is increasingly being practiced in society today. Life is just too busy which is why those who are aware have the ability to know exactly what they want to achieve and how to...

December 21, 2016

You might be thinking - why do I need a nutritional guide to surviving Christmas day? I mean, who wants to worry about nutrition and making the right choices at such a 'care-free' time of year!? Well, let me ask you the following: Can you think of a Christmas where the consequences of severe food overload prohibited you from having a good time? Are you al...

December 21, 2016

When it comes to implementing lifestyle changes one of the most common barriers is money! It is true that big food companies are taking advantage of words like “fresh” and “organic” as a means of ramping up prices. It is therefore important that we consumers are aware of such marketing techniques and learn to choose foods that will help our bodies functio...

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