Tricky Little Hormones

Hormonal imbalances can occur at any age, whether you are a 15 or 55 year old female you may suffer symptoms of hormonal imbalances.  Unsure what that would look like – if you answer yes to any of these, it could be a sign of hormonal imbalance.  Whilst they are common, they are not normal.Continue reading “Tricky Little Hormones”

Sugar Substitutes

Refined sugar is not good for you & I don’t think that info is a big surprise to anyone.  It has no nutritional value; zip, nil, nada – no fibre, no nutrients & no healthy fats.  Evidence suggests that too much sugar & too many refined carbohydrates actually cause inflammation & curbs your immune system.Continue reading “Sugar Substitutes”

Digestive Enzymes

Huh, what are you talking about?  OK, your organs work together to make up your digestive system.  This system processes the food break down, so nutrients can be transported & absorbed, to make energy for growth & repair within the body.  It is digestive enzymes that help with the breakdown process so foods can beContinue reading “Digestive Enzymes”

Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas

Lunchbox food is important.  Whether it is for a little person at school or someone bigger at work, it helps with the ability to concentrate.  It should be packed with the good stuff that fuels up the brain for the afternoon, sadly most processed packaged foods just don’t hit that goal. Why not sandwiches?  HonestlyContinue reading “Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas”

💡 Portions and Measurements 🤷🏻‍♀‍

OK – the more food on your plate or the more drink in your cup – the more you will eat… yup, sounds legit.  However, portion sizes are getting bigger & so is the number of overweight or obese people – sadly also sounds about right. It is super easy to get big portions theseContinue reading “💡 Portions and Measurements 🤷🏻‍♀‍”

Let’s talk about your liver

Ok, so you’ve heard of it – but what does your liver actually do? 🤷‍♀️  It leads the charge in eliminating toxins from your body, it is a powerhouse. Often we don’t help the liver to do its job for a multitude of reasons (THINK poor diet, stress, medications, even chemicals & pesticides which areContinue reading “Let’s talk about your liver”

Skin Care = Self Care

OK, the weather is cooling down, so often showers are hotter & longer, there are more hot drinks like coffee or tea, the heaters are on, & exercise can drop off a bit.  It is these little things adding up that can impact your skin & hair. What to do?  Here are some of myContinue reading “Skin Care = Self Care”

Gut Health & Constipation?

A lot of people have constipation issues & many don’t even realise they are issues nor how bad it is for their health.  Basically, sometimes your normal, just isn’t normal.  Now I talk about this a lot.  Why?  It is a great indicator of how your gut is working. Some conditions can & do causeContinue reading “Gut Health & Constipation?”

Count Colours on Your Plate

The more colours you have, the more diversity you are getting – that means more antioxidants, more phytonutrients & more nutrients in general – yup, all the good stuff.  There is no single coloured fruit/vege which contains everything you need.  Bottom line –you need variety to get a good mix of multiple phytochemicals. The differentContinue reading “Count Colours on Your Plate”

Stocking the pantry

For me a well-stocked pantry equals less overwhelm, yummier meals & a more relaxed me.  By the way, this was not actually written with COVID19 in mind, but it will probably also assist in making life a little easier as you can streamline the pantry. It is how I try to operate my pantry soContinue reading “Stocking the pantry”