Nourish yourself well, it’s A No Grainer
Food does matter!
Everything that passes our lips has an impact on our body. We are a collection of atoms, that makes a collection of cells, organs and an organism. The delicate balance of nutrients in our body can easily become disrupted resulting in sick cells and a sick you.
Nutritional therapy is about identifying potential imbalances and using food to correct them.The potential for healing through nutrition is great. Learn the nourishing foundations here.
"Whole grains are healthy. Fat makes you fat. Cholesterol will kill me."
Let’s debunk the nutrition myths that are preventing us from eating REAL FOOD.
This lemon baked chicken is a really easy one tray dish. The lemon and olives give the chicken give this dish a sharp, tangy flavour and the chicken fat combined with white wine and stock creates a nice gravy.
We can get rid of the idea that lean chicken breast is the healthiest choice of meat. It’s so boring! Thighs and wings are fattier and far more nutrient dense cuts.
Whipping up a sweet potato and carrot hash for breakfast is a quick way to get a delicious and balanced meal on the table. It goes perfectly with any kind of eggs and will make a great accompaniment for leftovers!
hese paleo hemp protein balls are an absolute winner in terms of health, flavour and convenience. Hemp protein contains a number of essential amino acids, including methionine, tryptophan, phenylalanine, leucine and more. Essential amino acids are those that our body cannot make so we must consume them from food.
Recent nutrition articles
Avoiding grains will have many health benefits. In today’s article I explore the macronutrient problems as well as the inflammatory components of grains. We also have a quick look at the environmental problems associated with farming huge monocrops like grains.
In my first 5 quick reasons article I look at why we should eat more saturated fat! It is an essential building block, tastes great and helps with maintaining a healthy weight. Everything you need to know in my short article.
In part II of my mental health articles we look in detail at neurotransmitters. What are they, what are they made from and how can I support healthy production. This will challenge the accepted paradigm around mental health. Do not miss this.
We all know someone that suffers from anxiety or depression and the common solution is to write a prescription. Mental health is treated the same as other chronic physical conditions, we are told to take a pill. Rarely is there any investigation of what could be the root cause of our mental health troubles. But we cannot overlook the role of nutrition in supporting mental health.
We are inundating our bodies with refined carbohydrates and have not evolved to cope. Learn exactly what happens to sugar in your body and why it is TOXIC.
Dysregulated blood sugar could be the key thing preventing you from losing weight and enjoying stable moods and energy. This is a must read.
Carbs, protein and fat – confusing isn’t it?
Today we look in detail at the three macronutrients our bodies need: carbohydrate, protein and fat. These nutrients have different impacts on blood sugar and hormones.
“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong.” I imagine there are not many readers who didn’t hear this at least once or twice when growing up. The need to consume dairy products is ingrained in all of us. On this blog I talk a lot about how marketing is...
Having spent over six weeks in Thailand (with more planned) I feel fairly confident in giving my readers some tips on how to find good gluten free Thai food. In this post I cover the basics of finding delicious gluten free options and in later articles I will...
Micronutrients are the essential minerals and vitamins required by your body to perform all of its functions from breathing to hormone production. When we have even a small nutrient deficiency it can result in a host of issues.
Learn how to maximise nutrient consumption in your food in this explanatory article.
Weight management is far more complex than a simple calories in = calories out equation. You can’t out think your body, you need to work with its hormones. Today we look at one of the very basics of diet and weight loss.
Starting with calories, we examine nutrition basics over three articles to help you.
A huge number of toxins are processed by the digestive system and eliminated as waste products. Due to the digestive system’s role as a major detoxification path, it is critical that it is working effectively before a detox is commenced to ensure that toxins are...
What is detoxification? Detoxification is the way that our bodies heal and repair themselves. As chemical organisms, detoxification is the natural process by which our body removes toxins that can cause harm to our various systems. This is an ongoing process that...