My Morning Routine

My Morning Routine

When I wake up, I don’t start the day by looking at my smartphone. Instead, once I’m awake, I take a minute to breathe deeply, be grateful, and set my intention for the day." set my intention for the day.” Arianna Huffington It is a well-known fact that many...

What is the big FAT deal about Avocadoes?

What is the big FAT deal about Avocadoes?

When I hear the word Avocado my brain responds with the sensation of creamy deliciousness that is full of goodness and so versatile that I can create my own tasty concoctions, sweet or savoury! Generally grown in Guatemala, Mexico and West Indies, the most popular...

Da Coconut!

Da Coconut!

Eat it, drink it, gargle with it, apply it on your skin, use it anyway you like, the health benefits of Da Coconut are immense. The familiar hairy egg-shaped coconut (which is the seed of the fruit) is found in many tropical countries such as Indonesia, Thailand,...

3 reasons you need Tea Tree Oil…

3 reasons you need Tea Tree Oil…

Top 3 reasons you need Tea Tree Oil in your home this Summer! Melaleuca or Tea Tree Oil has been used for centuries. Its excellent antiseptic properties have made it one of the most favoured antibacterial, anti fungal essential oils. Tea Tree Oil’s powerful properties...

Quick Tip – Healing with Essential Oils

Quick Tip – Healing with Essential Oils

Healing with Essential Oils Since I discovered Essential oils about 2 years ago, I have just been in love with them! They are therapeutic, aromatic, relaxing and best of all natural, as they are derived from plants. I use many of them for different reasons and today I...

Quick Tip – Top 2 Nutrients to Boost Energy

Quick Tip – Top 2 Nutrients to Boost Energy

Since my practice is focussed on working with women who experience excessive fatigue, exhaustion and feel like they have no energy at the end of the day they often ask me if I can just give them a pill to become energizer bunnies? Before I consider any...

3 Food Combining Tips to Enhance YOUR Energy

3 Food Combining Tips to Enhance YOUR Energy

Food Combining Did you know that the combination of foods we eat can impact our energy levels and leave us sluggish, bloated or gassy with a feeling of heaviness? The typical meal consists of starchy carbohydrates, protein and vegetables, followed by some fruit.  This...

Quick Tip – Wonderful Benefits of CASTOR Oil

Quick Tip – Wonderful Benefits of CASTOR Oil

Castor Oil has been used for centuries for eye infections, digestive issues, as respiratory aid and most popularly for constipation in children. Made from the seed or bean of the Castor oil plant called Ricinus communis, Castor Oil has no taste or smell and is a very...

Is Healthy Eating Making You Fat and Tired?

Is Healthy Eating Making You Fat and Tired?

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you should eat. This has gotten way too much attention because while portion control does affect your weight and energy level, it's certainly...

Quick Tip – Dry Skin Brushing- An Energizing Cleanse

Quick Tip – Dry Skin Brushing- An Energizing Cleanse

One of my favorite ways to detox and get energized is Dry Skin Brushing. It is simple, easy and very invigorating! Dry Skin brushing is done by brushing the entire body with a body brush. This process stimulates the Lymphatic system which is our garbage disposal...

Quick Tip – Is your ALL-PURPOSE household cleaner toxic?

Quick Tip – Is your ALL-PURPOSE household cleaner toxic?

Most household cleaners that are available in the stores are a fantastic concoction of harmful chemicals that are making us sick! I know you don’t want this unnecessary exposure for yourself or your family so here is my easy to...

Why am I always tired? – Part 2

Why am I always tired? – Part 2

It is almost impossible to be with a group of women and not have someone mention that they are always feeling tired these days! We generally put it down to the weather, busy time of the year, family responsibilities etc. In last week’s article I shared some basic...

Quick Tip – How are you washing your veggies?

Quick Tip – How are you washing your veggies?

Most people wash their fresh produce in running water for under 20 seconds, but is plain running water enough to really clean them? On the farm Fruits and Vegetables are sprayed with insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and toxic chemicals which we ingest. These...

Why am I always tired

Why am I always tired

3 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ENERGY LEVELS   As a Holistic Nutritionist there are 2 questions that I ‘always’ get asked when I am at social events: 1- Can you help me lose weight? ? and 2- I am always tired, do you have a cure for that? Today my focus is on the latter;...

Is your heart burning?

Is your heart burning?

Do you belch frequently after meals? Have a burning sensation in your chest when you didn’t even eat spicy food? Pass embarrassing amounts of gas after meals? In this article I will discuss Heartburn, a common condition which is experienced by millions of people all...

To buy Organic, or not to buy Organic, that is the dilemma!

To buy Organic, or not to buy Organic, that is the dilemma!

 Many people are confused about whether its worth buying organic or not and whether there is even much of a difference between non-organic and organic fresh produce. This post provides a fresh perspective with a list of produce that should always be bought organic and...

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