Nutrition

4 08, 2017

12 avocado recipes: avocados for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!

2017-12-22T18:40:44+00:00

Avocados certainly are one of the world's most perfect foods: compact, easy to get and keep, can be included in lunch boxes without spoiling and be cut just before eating.  They are a truly fantastic 21st century food for busy people from all walks of life plus avocado recipes are quick and easy to make [...]

12 avocado recipes: avocados for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! 2017-12-22T18:40:44+00:00
17 07, 2017

Milk: How safe is your milk?

2017-12-22T18:42:50+00:00

Are you tempted to buy the cheap supermarket milk? Think again and be better informed to make healthier choices for you and your children! Things you need to know before you buy milk Choose full-fat organic milk - commercially available milk that has been pasteurised, homogenised, had fat removed, comes from cows treated with antibiotics [...]

Milk: How safe is your milk? 2017-12-22T18:42:50+00:00
5 07, 2017

Kumquat jam recipe – simple and fantastic

2017-12-22T18:44:58+00:00

Kumquat jam rocks! Are you familiar with kumquats? I certainly wasn't until a few weeks ago when I came across this gorgeous tree in the neighbourhood showing off plenty of small oval shaped bright orange fruits that were very popular with the local birds. Here’s the photo of this beautiful tree. The kumquat tree originates [...]

Kumquat jam recipe – simple and fantastic 2017-12-22T18:44:58+00:00
22 06, 2017

Top 3 herbal teas to feel and look great!

2017-12-21T19:17:04+00:00

Herbal teas have been used for centuries to boost people’s health and wellbeing, often as the first and sometimes the only medicine available. The teas abound in health benefits, are relaxing and calming and can be used in any season. For many of us there’s nothing nicer on a cold day than a soothing cup [...]

Top 3 herbal teas to feel and look great! 2017-12-21T19:17:04+00:00
16 05, 2017

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes

2017-12-18T11:21:06+00:00

Fermented foods provide large amounts of various probiotics in the best possible form that is easy for the body to utilise and absorb. These probiotics can travel all way down to the colon where most fermentation by the good bacteria takes place. Fermentation predigests the food, making it easier for our digestive system to handle, [...]

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes 2017-12-18T11:21:06+00:00
18 04, 2017

Eat this – Chia seeds

2017-12-22T18:53:09+00:00

Chia seed’s (Salvia hispanica) popularity is growing as the many health benefits of chia seeds become more known. Doing research for this article helped me to expand my understanding of how good chia seeds really are for us, and subsequently I now ‘prescribe’ chia seeds to most of my clients! So if you're not familiar [...]

Eat this – Chia seeds 2017-12-22T18:53:09+00:00
9 03, 2017

Drinking coffee: pros and cons from a medical perspective

2017-12-07T11:50:39+00:00

Coffee is in the news regularly and it seems the body of data suggests that it could be beneficial for a number of medical conditions is steadily growing. It's an amazingly potent collection of biologically active compounds which have far reaching effects on the body. As such it needs to be perceived and respected as [...]

Drinking coffee: pros and cons from a medical perspective 2017-12-07T11:50:39+00:00
26 02, 2017

Top 2 sleep promoting nutrients: Magnesium and Calcium

2017-12-07T18:31:14+00:00

There are a number of effective sleep promoting nutrients that support and enhance sleep and relaxation. Calming minerals - magnesium and calcium are my top 2 sleep promoting nutrients that are highly effective, relatively safe, and readily available for purchase over the counter from chemists, health food shops or online. Quality of theses minerals, when [...]

Top 2 sleep promoting nutrients: Magnesium and Calcium 2017-12-07T18:31:14+00:00
1 02, 2017

Kefir: how to make milk kefir and its health benefits

2017-12-18T11:36:35+00:00

I’m a big fan of eating kefir on a regular basis as it’s both a highly nutritious food and a great natural remedy. Personally I consume milk or coconut kefir daily and also recommend it to my clients with digestive complaints as well as to the vast majority of clients who are on the GAPS [...]

Kefir: how to make milk kefir and its health benefits 2017-12-18T11:36:35+00:00
15 01, 2017

Low blood pressure: how to raise it naturally

2018-01-14T17:37:12+00:00

Although we hear more about how to deal with high blood pressure, low blood pressure can be equally challenging to improve. There could be a number of reasons associated with low blood pressure and any medical condition that can potentially cause it needs to be investigated and excluded before embarking on nutrition, supplementation and lifestyle [...]

Low blood pressure: how to raise it naturally 2018-01-14T17:37:12+00:00
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