100 days of exercise

I’m embarking on a 100 day exercise challenge for 30 minutes per day… ….and I want you to join me. To ensure this idea works, I’ve collected some stats, collected expert advice, and compiled some nifty lists and ideas. So why 30 minutes for 100 days? In my field of health, a holistic treatment plan doesn’t […]

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5 nifty ways to use up lemons

You’ve gotta love lemons. But one thing I’ll never love is the overpriced value-per-piece in a supermarket, when they readily grow around town. I was so lucky to have my (soon to be) bro-in-law gift me a HUGE bag of lemons recently. But seriously, even a lemon-o-holic can’t use up that much in a week. […]

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10 Meals To Cook When Your Vego Friend Comes ’round

A friend asked me recently what she should cook for dinner as her vegetarian friend was coming over. This question is common. So I thought, I wouldn’t be doing my duty as a predominantly plant-based eater if I didn’t provide this handy list for those who aren’t sure where to start. After all, we ‘are’ […]

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‘We really need to catch up sometime’

You’re one of those people who makes a new friend, express how awesome it would be to “catch up sometime soon,” but it never happens. Then the next time you see each other it goes something like “I know we keep saying this, but we really need to catch up”. Still doesn’t happen. You then, […]

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Time-poor or poor time?

Go on. Say it once more. “I just don’t have time for anything”. Because that will be the last time you say it after you read this. Feel better? Did that satisfy your daily addiction to justify why you don’t; Exercise Take that class you always wanted Cook dinner Make breakfast Take the dog for […]

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The ‘doctors vs natural health’ debate is outdated

Unfortunately the natural health industry has gained a bit of a bad name lately with so-called ‘quacks’ making some unforgivable errors. The biggest problem with the media hype, out of context stories, uneducated opinion writers and the fast social media ‘shares’ that follow, is that they miss one BIG point. ALL of these ‘quacks’ who’ve […]

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My ethical dilemma

Even before I reached for the laptop my heart started beating. Because I knew it was time to finally write this blog.   I tilt my head back and take a big deep breath in, then stare at the candle on my coffee table a little while longer to put off typing.   I take […]

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Vegan.. no paleo.. no gluten free.. no pesco…

When everyone of these diets has a promising benefit, which one do you choose? The ever-evolving health scene is one of the best revolutions in a long time. It is surely a positive when many advanced countries face a new health epidemic each week (type II diabties, cardiovascular disease and obesity just to name a […]

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17 things you didn’t think a vegan could do

Misconceptions run rife towards the ever growing lifestyle of plant eaters, so I’m setting them straight and doing the research for you. Here are my top 17 points that I most often get questioned about as a vegan. Food    1. Order a pub meal Sure, your typical chicken parma or ‘surf n’ turf’ is […]

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Juicing – your new daily ritual

Juicing colourful concoctions of fruit and vegetables comes with a tasty kick and a healthy punch. Whether it be a tutti-fruity mix of oranges, apples and watermelon, or a body-loving ginger, apple and carrot elixir, there is every good reason why we should be making this activity a part of our daily ritual. The ultimate […]

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