Nutrition

20 02, 2018

Fermented foods: Beetroot kvass and vegetable mix recipes

2018-02-20T14:13:25+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 2018-02-20T14:13:25+00:00
8 02, 2018

Nutrition and oral health – the facts

2018-02-08T17:59:09+00:00

Nutrition and oral health are closely linked throughout your lifetime. The mouth is the mirror of your body, say holistic dentists, and they are right - you can’t be healthy until your mouth is healthy! The mouth is the gateway to the respiratory and digestive systems, so if you think breathing, sleeping and eating is important [...]

Nutrition and oral health – the facts 2018-02-08T17:59:09+00:00
19 01, 2018

Low blood pressure: how to raise it naturally

2018-01-19T17:01:46+00:00

Although we hear more about how to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), low blood pressure (hypotension) 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 [...]

Low blood pressure: how to raise it naturally 2018-01-19T17:01:46+00:00
8 01, 2018

Parsley tea: a secret to healthy, glowing and blemish free skin

2018-01-08T11:22:20+00:00

Most of us know parsley as a tasty addition to meals but the truth is this green leafy herb packs some powerful health benefits (both the leaves and roots have medicinal properties). In fact, parsley has so many nutrients that eating it is almost like taking a multivitamin, antioxidant and mineral supplement - one that [...]

Parsley tea: a secret to healthy, glowing and blemish free skin 2018-01-08T11:22:20+00:00
28 12, 2017

Healthy homemade snacks for work: recipes and ideas

2018-01-02T11:15:21+00:00

Snacks for work need to be simple and easy to prepare. They also should be nutritious, high in protein and good fats for sustained energy and lower in carbohydrates to curb the sweet and coffee cravings during the working day. Here are my top suggestions (all recipes are also gluten free) for you to try [...]

Healthy homemade snacks for work: recipes and ideas 2018-01-02T11:15:21+00:00
21 12, 2017

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea

2017-12-21T21:01:30+00:00

Most of us need some digestive first aid after overindulging during the Christmas period, festive season or just eating too much any day. Here are my best tried and tested home remedies to relieve most digestive upsets. It may be a good idea to print and keep them handy in the kitchen! Bloating and gas [...]

Digestive first aid for bloating, indigestion, reflux, constipation or diarrhoea 2017-12-21T21:01:30+00:00
11 12, 2017

GAPS desserts: simple and easy recipes with tips

2017-12-11T16:02:05+00:00

As a dedicated GAPS practitioner I’m constantly searching for and experimenting with easy to make but nutritious GAPS recipes to suggest to my clients, usually busy mums. I find that making GAPS desserts could often be the trickiest part of meal preparation for many of them but it needn’t be this way at all! In this post [...]

GAPS desserts: simple and easy recipes with tips 2017-12-11T16:02:05+00:00
3 12, 2017

Eat this – Strawberries

2018-01-14T17:48:28+00:00

Sweet, juicy, delicious and shiny bright red - strawberries are one of the most mouth-watering and loved fruits of all time. Not surprisingly we are now discovering why they are so good for us as the many benefits of eating strawberries on a regular basis are being researched extensively. The most active component of strawberries [...]

Eat this – Strawberries 2018-01-14T17:48:28+00:00
28 11, 2017

Top 2 sleep tips for a better sleep tonight

2018-01-14T17:39:55+00:00

Sleep, along with nutrition and exercise, is one of the three pillars of being healthy and enjoying your life. I’ve been asked a lot lately for simple and easy food-based sleep solutions using foods that can be found in most kitchens. Well, I have two sleep tips for you today and both of them have [...]

Top 2 sleep tips for a better sleep tonight 2018-01-14T17:39:55+00:00
25 09, 2017

How to drink enough water daily and improve your health: dehydration

2017-12-02T21:11:06+00:00

Dehydration is one of the most common but least recognised health problems. With the plethora of information about the benefits of drinking water, everyone knows we should drink more of it but most people find it hard to consume sufficient amounts on an everyday basis. Our bodies require adequate amount of water daily to function [...]

How to drink enough water daily and improve your health: dehydration 2017-12-02T21:11:06+00:00
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