Plate of watermelon

My Favourite Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Sometimes you just don’t want to drink – whether you’re looking to reign in your alcohol intake, you’re working hard to balance your hormones or improve your gut health, because you have something on at work the following day or you’re pregnant! Whatever the reason may be, it’s your choice, but I know how hard it can be! Not only

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Problems with Scientific Research

Efficacy vs. Effectiveness in Clinical Trials

Efficacy and effectiveness – what’s the difference? Efficacy is the maximum performance of a treatment under ideal and controlled circumstances. This includes testing on healthy populations and within a time constraint i.e. test controls will be monitored for 14 or 30 days post administration. To determine efficacy the outcome is plotted against dose in a graph, to give the dose

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Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

There’s only a short seasonal window of opportunity for Baked Pear and Plum Crumble, but when the dates align, my goodness is it worth it. The sweetness of the pear, with the tartness of the plum makes this dessert one of a kind. When preparing this dessert, I recommend always using black plums over red plums as the flavours work

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Baked Eggs - An Apple a Day

Spicy Baked Eggs

Baked eggs have always been a favourite of mine and it is very rare (actually, I don’t think I have ever) that I turn them down if they’re on the menu when we eat out. Paired with some fresh sourdough or gluten free bread and butter… YUM. This recipe encompasses everything I love about this Middle Eastern Dish. Rich in

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Christmas Gift - An Apple A Day

My Christmas Gift List

The votes are in and an overwhelming number of you have asked for it: My Christmas Gift List.  I hope these sustainable and health conscious options help make the last minute dash easier 🙂  SODA STREAM – If you know someone who hasn’t had the luxury of having sparkling water on demand, then this is the perfect gift! Not only

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Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa - An Apple a Day Nutrition

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Mmmm… Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa; Is there anything better than the fresh, sweet taste of mangoes paired with a little Mexican spice on a balmy summer’s night? I didn’t think so. This dish is on frequent rotation at our place; not only because it’s delicious, but because it’s fresh, light and incredibly easy to prepare. For those on a

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Studying Student - An Apple a Day

My Favourite Summer Reads

In a world that celebrates the hustle, I am always encouraging my patients to slow down. It’s a concept foreign to many and more often than not, when I ask my patients to tell me more about their favourite way to wind down, they look at me with a blank face. After some discussion, the first thing that comes to

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Home Workouts for Everyone

At Home Workouts for Everyone

After much success with the recent home-delivery services, compiling a list of at home workouts was of course on the agenda.  Again, like the original “fresh food delivery” this list is not sponsored, it was simply compiled by recommendations you all put forward via Instagram. Any additional suggestions, please feel free to add them in the comments below and I’ll

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Plate of watermelon

My Favourite Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Sometimes you just don’t want to drink – whether you’re looking to reign in your alcohol intake, you’re working hard to balance your hormones or improve your gut health, because you have something on at work the following day or you’re pregnant! Whatever the reason may be, it’s your choice, but I know how hard it can be! Not only

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Problems with Scientific Research

Efficacy vs. Effectiveness in Clinical Trials

Efficacy and effectiveness – what’s the difference? Efficacy is the maximum performance of a treatment under ideal and controlled circumstances. This includes testing on healthy populations and within a time constraint i.e. test controls will be monitored for 14 or 30 days post administration. To determine efficacy the outcome is plotted against dose in a graph, to give the dose

Read full article →
Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

There’s only a short seasonal window of opportunity for Baked Pear and Plum Crumble, but when the dates align, my goodness is it worth it. The sweetness of the pear, with the tartness of the plum makes this dessert one of a kind. When preparing this dessert, I recommend always using black plums over red plums as the flavours work

Read full article →
Baked Eggs - An Apple a Day

Spicy Baked Eggs

Baked eggs have always been a favourite of mine and it is very rare (actually, I don’t think I have ever) that I turn them down if they’re on the menu when we eat out. Paired with some fresh sourdough or gluten free bread and butter… YUM. This recipe encompasses everything I love about this Middle Eastern Dish. Rich in

Read full article →
Christmas Gift - An Apple A Day

My Christmas Gift List

The votes are in and an overwhelming number of you have asked for it: My Christmas Gift List.  I hope these sustainable and health conscious options help make the last minute dash easier 🙂  SODA STREAM – If you know someone who hasn’t had the luxury of having sparkling water on demand, then this is the perfect gift! Not only

Read full article →
Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa - An Apple a Day Nutrition

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Mmmm… Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa; Is there anything better than the fresh, sweet taste of mangoes paired with a little Mexican spice on a balmy summer’s night? I didn’t think so. This dish is on frequent rotation at our place; not only because it’s delicious, but because it’s fresh, light and incredibly easy to prepare. For those on a

Read full article →
Studying Student - An Apple a Day

My Favourite Summer Reads

In a world that celebrates the hustle, I am always encouraging my patients to slow down. It’s a concept foreign to many and more often than not, when I ask my patients to tell me more about their favourite way to wind down, they look at me with a blank face. After some discussion, the first thing that comes to

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Pumpkin & Pear Quiche

Roasted Pumpkin & Pear Quiche with Spelt Pastry

This Roasted Pumpkin and Pear Quiche recipe is my go-to meal when I am time poor. It is so quick and easy to throw together. Perfect for lunch or dinner or even breakfast – just make sure you set aside a slice for leftovers BEFORE you serve it up as it will be gone in seconds.

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Home Workouts for Everyone

At Home Workouts for Everyone

After much success with the recent home-delivery services, compiling a list of at home workouts was of course on the agenda.  Again, like the original “fresh food delivery” this list is not sponsored, it was simply compiled by recommendations you all put forward via Instagram. Any additional suggestions, please feel free to add them in the comments below and I’ll

Read full article →