Superfood – Moringa & Ginger

Superfood – Moringa & Ginger

One “superfood” that I have discoved is Moringa, so Move Over Kale, Moringa Is Here! Moringa According to the USA’s National Institute of Health, Moringa has been used for thousands of years to assist with the treatment and prevention of over 300 diseases and medical...
Superfood – Coconut & Gelatin

Superfood – Coconut & Gelatin

SUPERFOODS  My household cannot run without coconut oil, I am a HUGE fan of it. I use it in cooking, baking and if I run out of eye make up remover…yes, coconut oil is brilliant!  Coconut oil Coconut oil is one of the super healthy fats you definitely want to add to...
Superfood – Chia seeds & Cinnamon

Superfood – Chia seeds & Cinnamon

SUPERFOODS In the last article we discussed the benefits of beetroot and cayenne pepper.  Let us now take a look at Chia seeds, my absolute best and cinnamon which I LOVE. I will also post a recipe once again inspired from a fellow health and smoothie enthusiast,...
Superfood – Beetroot & Cayenne Pepper

Superfood – Beetroot & Cayenne Pepper

  SUPERFOODS What are superfoods?  In my opinion, as a nutritionist, there is no such thing as a “superfood”.  There is no single food that holds the key to good health or disease prevention.  The word “superfood” is more of a marketing term for foods that have...
A surfboard Stomach throughout Silly Season

A surfboard Stomach throughout Silly Season

  Feeling Bloated? Its Ab’vember and this article from our nutritional Guru Karen Smed is all about how to keep that surfboard stomach through the silly season. We have all had those embarrassing moments. We eat certain foods and a little while later our...
Nutrition

Nutrition

So, my mind can be as healthy as my body? Nutrition is about providing your body with the right fuels in order for it to remain healthy.  Good health is about a good balance between mind, body and soul. It does not matter if you eat healthy, if you don’t exercise then...
Everything you need to know about Apple Cider Vinegar

Everything you need to know about Apple Cider Vinegar

  Despite its recent surge in popularity, the extensive list of apple cider (AC) vinegar benefits has been well-known for centuries. It’s been shown to keep blood sugar in check, amp up weight loss and even improve the appearance of acne and scarring. APPLE CIDER...
Benefits of Drinking Hot Water vs Cold Water

Benefits of Drinking Hot Water vs Cold Water

Benefits of drinking Warm Water Improves digestion – According to Ayurveda and ancient Chinese medicine, you should drink a glass of warm water early in the morning. This is because it activates your digestive system, which helps avoid indigestion. It also helps...
“Let’s drink” to Healthy Kidney’s

“Let’s drink” to Healthy Kidney’s

Although your kidneys are only about the size of a fist, they perform pretty important functions in your body! These tiny organs are critical for: removing waste products from the body removing drugs from the body balancing the body’s fluids releasing hormones...
7 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies to kickstart your day

7 Healthy Breakfast Smoothies to kickstart your day

Simple Smoothie If you are relatively new to drinking smoothies, then this simple smoothie bursting with antioxidants is a good place to start. It is deliciously creamy and will leave you feeling satisfied despite being low in calories. Ingredients 100g fat-free Greek...
Breakfast Ideas for Losing Weight & Toning Muscle

Breakfast Ideas for Losing Weight & Toning Muscle

A breakfast containing the proper macronutrients to assist in shedding excess weight and preserving lean muscle is vital for success. A healthy breakfast that can help fuel your body without overwhelming you with calories consists of lean protein for lean muscle...
A New Way to Approach Breakfast

A New Way to Approach Breakfast

Breakfast has been touted as the most important meal of the day for so long we’ve taken it as truth and haven’t bothered to question it. However, the popularity of intermittent fasting, and research backing it up as a potential weight-loss tool, has flipped the...