Health

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, […]

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 […]

 

The ‘doctors vs natural health’ debate is outdated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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The path to finding myself

Warning: this blog contains discussions of women’s menstrual cycles. On the outside I have always upheld my usual confident smile, drive to succeed and loyalty as a friend and partner. I go out of my way to help a friend in need, or even a complete stranger to ensure everyone is […]

The detox misconception

Today I am going to give my two cents on the detox debate. This is in response to a few articles I have read lately on the fact that there really is no such thing as a ‘detox’ and that any detox product is a ‘scam’. Here is one such […]