Confused about food?

We recently asked our Facebook community what frustrated them most when it came to their food. Here’s what people shared: “That there’s always someone, somewhere saying your choices are bad. One minute it’s promoted as “healthy” and the next it’s not” “Knowing what quantities to eat for your age (and avoiding that middle age spread)” […]

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Do you ever get ‘hangry’?

Do you have moments when you get so ravenous you can’t think straight? When hunger takes over your body and you need to eat immediately or you feel you’re at risk of fainting? Some people even use the word ‘hangry’, describing how they get overwhelmingly grumpy until they’ve refuelled. When you’re in this state, your […]

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How Deepening Your Compassion Can Make You Feel Healthier

Treat others how you’d like to be treated – I’m sure many of us would lose count of how many times we were reminded of this as children. Yet many adults seem to throw this saying out the window, in the name of urgency and efficiency, in the frantic pace of modern life. Thanks to […]

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11 Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself

In the heart of winter many people say that they feel out of sorts. People are generally drawn to comfort foods and tend to move less. They experience more difficulty getting up and tend to be lacking in energy – to the point where even routine tasks seem like a chore. They also tend to […]

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Health Gems from Traditional Medicine

We have learnt so much from traditional forms of medicine, whether this is their use of natural therapies or their holistic approach to the prevention and treatment of disease. Here are a few gems that we use in conventional and holistic practice today. Listen to your body Most traditional medicine approaches encourage you to “listen with […]

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin (because it contains the trace element cobalt), is an incredibly important B vitamin. It is necessary for the production of red blood cells and plays an important role in maintaining the health of nerve cells and in the formation of genetic material. All of the B vitamins, including B12 […]

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The Truth About Whether Chocolate is Good for You.  

There have been books and movies written about it, its abundance rivals coffee… and it seems every second week there is a study released about the benefits of chocolate. There are a number of reasons why chocolate can be beneficial for your health, however not all chocolate is created equal.

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Let Food be Your Cold Medicine

The wisdom “let food be thy medicine” dates back almost 3,000 years, and the importance of this statement is no less important now than it was then. Food has the ability to help support us through these times when common winter illnesses such as colds and flus, sniffles, coughs, chapped skin and the winter blues abound for too many.

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