Improving digestion with Yoga

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Yoga has many benefits, but did you know it can help you improve your digestion? If you are suffering from bloating, cramping or even IBS, yoga may help you manage such symptoms and elevate feelings of health and vitality. The incredibly talented Tully Lou from Tully Lou performance wear, tells all!

Surviving the Holiday Season – Part 2

To finish off for the year, I have included my last few tips for surviving the festive season! Follow these tips for a happy and healthy Christmas and an empowering 2014!

Surviving the Holiday Season – P1

Christmas Diet Tips - An Apple a Day

The festive season is well and truly upon us and whilst we all set our sights on a happier and healthier 2014, putting in the ground work before the end of the year, will only have you kicking some serious goals come Jan 1st. Below I have compiled a list of my tips and tricks to surviving the festive season. Follow these tips and you will be flaunting the very best version of yourself in no time!

Bones & Bone Broth – What You Need To Know

Want to get started on Bone Broth, but not sure what bones to buy? Don’t worry, I get this question A LOT; so I thought it would be a good idea to put everyone on the same page… Literally

6 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Many of us know that dark chocolate is of course “better” for us, but we aren’t really sure why. With Easter around the corner and our chocolate consumption set to sky rocket, I thought it might be a good idea to set the record straight. On the blog I explore 6 health benefits of dark chocolate, (plus list 9 chocolate recipes to help you make the most of it!).

The Truth About Your Coffee Cup

Re-usuable Coffee Cup - An Apple a day

Despite what many people think, coffee cups aren’t recyclable; they are also the believed to be the second largest contributor to litter waste after plastic bottles. Everything you need to know (and what you can EASILY do about it), is up on the blog.

Easy, Peasy, Lemon Squeezy – Benefits of Warm Water and Lemon

Lemon Juice Warm Water

The healing properties of lemons are often overlooked. If you want to improve digestion, balance your body’s ph, boost your immune system, clear your skin or move a little extra weight, then drinking a simple, natural and extremely cost effective little concoction first thing in the morning might just be for you. Move over detox-ers and juice fast-ers, everyone deserves a little bit of this action!

The dehydrator that didn’t cost me a fortune

Activating nuts were one of my non-negotiables, but to be honest, drying them in the oven for 12-24 hours on the lowest temperature wasn’t something I was thrilled about (nor did I have the time to do it). To overcome this problem, I used to spend a small fortune purchasing activated varieties from the health food store. This seemed to work well UNTIL I moved in with my partner and I quickly realised he was going to send us broke on the consumption of activated nuts alone. I knew I had to find another solution. I started to do some research on dehydrators… Today I reveal my inexpensive and still very impressive find that will save you hours in the kitchen…

My Favourite Paleo Potato Mash Substitutes

As the chilly months are well and truly upon us, one of the most regular appearances on the dinner time menu is that of potato mash. Whilst organic potatoes can be a wonderful source of nutrition, using them each and every night can do more harm than good. What’s the easiest solution? Substitution. To help you get started, I have listed my favourite potato mash substitutes for you all to enjoy.

10 Tips for Optimal Gut Health

It’s hard to believe that over 2,000 years ago Hippocrates, was the first to realise that the health of the gut was integral to the health of the individual and only now, are we beginning to catch up. Recent research has suggested that an unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, autism spectrum disorder, depression, anxiety and chronic fatigue syndrome, not to mention PCOS, Endometriosis and an array of other health issues. Suffering from any of the above conditions or simply want to improve your overall health and wellbeing? Today I have included my top 10 simple and effective tips for a healthy gut!