What’s the beef with dairy?

What’s the beef with dairy?

So, what’s the beef with dairy? Honestly – I’m not as extreme as others about dairy. It slips into my diet every now and again – I mean… cheese and wine anyone?! (There are some important caveats to these times though) But here’s the real deal; for most people it doesn’t just sneak in. It’s … Read More

The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin

V I T A M I N  D Blinking in the sunshine… I’ve been loving the warm autumn we’ve been having so far and so has my body. Our main source of vitamin D is the sun – ultraviolet B radiation from sunlight can be synthesised by vitamin D3, the active form of Vitamin D, … Read More

Which Diet? Part III – Keto

Which Diet? Part III – Keto

#keto, Bulletproof products (coffee and fat anyone?) and the Ketogenic Diet has gained huge traction in recent years. The fans of the diet are pretty obsessed and promote how ketosis can curb appetite, enhance performance, and cure nearly any health problem that ails you – but does it live up to the hype? This one, … Read More

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Paleo has been a buzzword in nutrition land for a while now – but is it the one for you? Here’s the good, the bad and the ugly so you can decide yourself. The idea of eating “what we’re programmed to” has been around for donkey’s years, but then in 2001 Loren Cordain, a Professor … Read More

Back for good

Back for good

I’ve been a little quiet in the blogosphere for well the PAST YEAR and I apologise. I could tell you what I’ve been telling myself for the whole time; I’ve been waaaaaay too busy. Training to be a nutritional therapist is no piece of cake (well only if it’s made with sugar alternatives that don’t … Read More

Life is an open door

Life is an open door

It doesn’t happen very often, but last night I suffered from ‘what-the-fuck-am-I-doing-itis’. I’ve been so focused these past few months on study and work that I was sure the path I was on was the right one but this feeling crept up on me like the morning sun on a bender. I suddenly realised I’m … Read More

Mumday Sunday

Mumday Sunday

March is almost done and with it comes along Mothers Day. I know so many wonderful Mums – friends, family – I’m surrounded by inspiring, strong women who manage not only to keep other humans alive, but guide and nurture them. I am always in awe of how mums ‘do it’ and it’s so very … Read More