I Just Broke Up With My Love For… Peanut Butter

Up until a few days ago did I stumble across some shocking facts about peanut butter… Organic or not, what you need to think about is the nature of a peanut, rather than it’s surroundings. PEANUTS are known to be a part of the ‘mold’ family, a mold that produces a toxin called alfatoxin. What…

5 Ways to Start Eating More Mindfully

If you are into your fitness you will be full aware of ‘mind to muscle connection’, but in this instance were going to talk about the ‘mind to gut connection’! Your gut is like a second brain in your body. The digestive tract is technically known as the gastrointestinal tract and is 10 metres long so…

How To Get in Calcium Dairy Free

Calcium is very important for your health and plays a vital role for an overall healthy wellbeing. It plays a role in: strengthening bones and teeth regulating muscle functioning, such as contraction and relaxation regulating heart functioning blood clotting transmission of nervous system messages enzyme function. The recommended dietary intake of calcium is different for…

3 Steps to Making Healthier Choices

As I mentioned on my IG post, food and nutrition are the foundations of health. Specifically, our food is the building blocks for cell growth and development and gene expression. All of which goes on to impact mood, energy and overall well-being. Eating a wide range of foods that include a variety of nutrients is…

Eating The Rainbow

Most people don’t get enough Phytonutrients, let alone enough vegetables and fruits in general. But what are Phytonutrients? Plant foods contain thousands of natural chemicals. These are called phytonutrients or phytochemicals. These chemicals help protect plants from germs, fungi, bugs, and other threats. Along with fruits and vegetables other plant-based foods also contain phytonutrients, such as:…