What is Orthorexia?

Orthorexia Nervosa is a term used to describe those with an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, not those who choose to live a healthy lifestyle. Last week on social media, I saw the term “Orthorexia” thrown around one too many times and today, I attempt set the record straight.

Coca Leaves & Altitude Sickness: Fact or Fiction?

When I told our travel doctor we were doing the Inca Trail (up to 4125m above sea level), he was VERY quick to tell me that there was ABSOLUTELY NO scientific evidence that proved Coca leaves helped with altitude sickness; they were a myth he said, a placebo and not to waste my time with […]