A missed miscarriage followed by a second pregnancy served up with a dose of the truly debilitating illness that is hyperemesis gravidarum has left me with a level of humility I couldn’t possibly have reached before. I would often get frustrated by what I thought were people not taking their health into their own hands yet our health can very much be out of our hands!
Water is the essence of our life and is required in every cell of our body. So how much should you drink and what type of water is best? Is tap water okay? Do tea and coffee count and how about fizzy water?
Most people think they need to get protein from meat yet meat protein takes anywhere between 24 to 72 hours to digest whereas plant based protein offers slower releasing protein within hours of consumption which sustains your energy levels for longer.
If money were no object and little things like green cards didn’t stand in my way I would almost certainly have a crash pad in LA. I spent a month there back in 2013 and came back feeling every bit a Venice beach babe.
LA is a mecca for anyone into clean living and raw food delights.
Next time someone tells you chocolate is bad you’ll be able to give them ten reasons why Raw Chocolate is good for you
For instance did you know that pure chocolate contains fabulous esoteric properties and this is likely why for centuries it has been linked to having strong aphrodisiac effects.
This is a fabulous alternative to sugar and doesn’t push your blood sugar levels up, so it’s perfect for diabetics. It also contains fewer calories than sugar so for me is a firm favourite when sweetening smoothies, raw cookies, breakfast cereal, I even add it to my raw ice creams.
With so many more people announcing they have a gluten-intolerance without ever being tested, I thought it time I share my findings with people who come on my courses. You can’t go in a supermarket these days without seeing the gluten free isle and the thing that concerns me is how people see the gluten free sticker and immediately think healthier option.... well read on!
When your body is acidic it can lead to pain, excess weight and in some cases the more acid your blood the increased risk of chronic disease.
By being alkaline, you can increase energy, improve digestion and build a strong immune system.
Before I began my raw journey, one of my guilty pleasures would be banana butties and as a young girl I can remember my mum and I would settle down with a cup of tea and a banana butty for a good natter.
The banana bread I make now is every bit as good as that and each time I eat it all those childhood memories flood back.
A fantastic blend of jumbo oats, with bee pollen, goji berries, cacao nibs, coconut flakes, raisins, flax seeds and sunflower seeds. This superfood breakfast offers an amazing start to anyones day, packed full of densely nutritious foods, high in slow releasing protein, that stops you snacking before lunch.