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3-Apr-2019

Coconuts have shot to stardom in recent years and, in my humble opinion, quite rightly so, as they have many health benefits.

To date, there are over 1500 studies asserting coconut to be one of the healthiest foods on Earth.

In many tropical countries the coconut tree is...

2-Jan-2019

We’re well into the winter season and a lack of sunshine is probably something many of us notice quite regularly and complain about. That is why I chose to write about ‘the sunshine vitamin’ aka Vitamin D and its importance for our overall health.

Vitamin D is actually...

4-Dec-2018

When the temperature drops, the chance of you coming down with a cold or the flu increases significantly. It’s widely accepted you’ll get sick more often in the winter. That’s because you’re likely to be inside more and the common cold thrives better in dry air than wh...

6-Nov-2018

What do you envision when the word cleansing or detox comes to mind?

Do you picture a specific detox diet or fasting? While there is definitely a place for the aforementioned it is worth noting that our body has an innate ability to ‘self-clean’ through a process called...

2-Oct-2018

The autumnal season is upon us with its changing weather and vibrant colours. Colder days are a perfect excuse to wrap up warm and enjoy some ‘comfort’ foods. Some of my comfort foods are warming soups, stews and crunchy salads. I find that I’m drawn to more ‘earthy’ t...

4-Sep-2018

Your digestive system is a gateway to your well-being or, if not treated with the care it deserves, it can lead to countless visits at your GP practice. It is the interface between the inside and outside world, which is only one cell thick! It houses about 70% of your...

7-Aug-2018

Don’t let holiday health hazards spoil your long awaited and well-deserved break.

Adopt these useful tips to ensure your holiday is ‘smooth sailing’!

* Travel sickness – one of the best remedies for travel sickness is ginger. You can have it as tea. Add warm water, not b...

3-Jul-2018

Have you heard of earthing? It is an ancient practice that is meant to equalize your energetic frequency with that of Mother Earth.

This is usually done by walking barefoot, touching the earth with your bare hands, sleeping on a special bedsheet or sitting on a conducti...

5-Jun-2018

When we focus on health, and how to support it, it is important that we consider not only the impacts of our nutrition and movement but also sleep.

Diminished sleep seems to be one of the most underappreciated health and wellness problems in our society. We try to overr...

1-May-2018

Some of my favourites I use liberally to nourish myself and my loved ones…

·      Fermented foods

Traditional cultures used fermentation as a pre-refrigeration preservation technique. The fermentation process produces various strains of microbes that...

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