Your Food & Your Mood – Part 2

Inflammation (eating inflammatory foods which launch an immune response).⠀Eating foods which have been proven to be inflammatory like dairy, peanuts & gluten can increase inflammation in the body. So if you’re feeling a bit sad, cheese & bread aren’t going to help.⠀Additionally, are you eating foods which you know your body doesn’t react well to?…

Food as Medicine

Do you know why I love nutrition so much?⠀To me it’s modern day magic.⠀You can find all sorts of nutrients which are naturally densely packed in whole foods.⠀What’s even more magical is that each whole food has a blend of different nutrients which synergistically compliment one another.⠀To add another layer of magic, consider the fact…

Delicious Liver Lovin’ Salad Recipe

This is my new favourite salad du jour.⠀⠀This salad’s ingredients:⠀-help encourage the population of good gut bacteria⠀-helps raise stomach acid levels to help chemically digest the food to a liquidy form, so that it can move freely throughout the intestinal tract.⠀-keep your tummy debloated⠀-removes water retention/swelling⠀-helps remove toxins from the blood⠀-provides LOADS of nutrients &…

Egyptian Red Onion Tajine/Lahma Bil Basal Recipe

⠀A really easy, low maintenance, simple recipe which you can leave to cook as you work from home. You cannot mess this up!⠀Full of nutrients, very filling and very DELICIOUS 😋⠀Recipe for 4 portionsPrep time: 30 minsCooking time: 2 hours⠀Marinading ingredients:600g lamb neck fillet, cubed1/4 cup White wine vinegar1 tsp salt1 tsp black pepper1 tsp…

Why Meat is One of the Best Foods You Can Eat for Your Immune System.

Why Meat is One of the Best Foods You Can Eat for Your Immune System.⠀We’ve talked about the vitamins, we still haven’t covered minerals. These are just as important. In fact, it’s not an either/or situation, you want to be combining all of these nutrients for optimal absorption and function.⠀One of the best ways to…

Everything You Need to Know About the B Vitamins, Why They’re Important For Immune Health, Where to Find it in Foods, & How They’re Best Absorbed.

B Vitamins⠀There are 8 types of vitamin B, most of which work best synergistically.⠀B vitamins are super important for regulating not only the immune system, but also the nervous system.⠀You see, the nervous system kinda controls everything. It decides when it’s the right time and environment to send out this hormone, or start such and…

Do You Know the Key Nutrients to Supporting a Strong Immune System?

If you have been following my posts for a while, you will see I have been religiously talking about getting 10 portions of vegetables a day. That excludes my fruit intake and other plant foods like quinoa, nuts, seeds, rice etc.⠀As you read the series, you may appreciate why I bang on about this quota.⠀The…

A Little Story About Omega 3 and You

There are several foods which contain omega 3, like nuts and chia seeds, as well as eggs, oily fish, and organic free range meat/chicken.⠀However, as I keep repeating throughout my posts, just because a food contains a certain nutrient, doesn’t mean that your body can absorb said nutrient from that source.⠀So plant based omega 3…

SOUPER SALAD! My fast track method of resetting the gut.

Next time you feel your gut is about to play up and you just don’t have time for it, make yourself a soup-er salad. If you don’t have time to make a chicken broth yourself, there are some really great ready made options you can simply heat up in minutes at home.

Why am I not losing weight?

You’re battering gym, your calorie intake is low, you’ve sworn off carbs and processed foods. So WTF? Let me explain. Many people think that calories in vs calories out is the million dollar secret to fat loss. This is true to some extent, however what you’re not taking into account is: 1)Not all calories are…