Category: General

General, MTHFR, Nutrition

An introduction to MTHFR Gene Mutations

I often forget that I have not had the pleasure of actually meeting most of you face-to-face before, and it is a challenge that I face when I assume that you all know what makes fuels my fire for knowledge as not only a clinical nutritionist, scientist, healthcare practitioner, but as a general human being. […]

General, Nutrition, Recipes

Lovers Day + Chocolate Mousse

Happy Lovers Day + My Super Simple Chocolate Mousse Recipe! For all of those that despise V-Day and the commercialism that surrounds it, we decided to keep the 14th of Feb as a day for self love or to spoil your friends a family with the gift of  delicious & nutritious chocolate mousse recipe that is […]

General, Nutrition, Recipes, Snack of the Week

Lemon Chia Bliss

My kitchen has been overflowing with lemons lately, I’ve been trading with a lovely friend for kombucha scobys and I have had a ball creating (and recreating) some delicious recipes and trying to sneak them into as many meals as possible. My baked lemon chicken has been a hit, and there aren’t many people who […]

Fitness, General, Inspirations

Positive Self-Talk & Mindfulness

I’ve been considering this post for quite some time now,  I’m often asked to write about how to become more mindful in everyday life, so this one is for you. For those that don’t know, I’ve been a Personal Trainer since 2009. The amount of clients that I trained day in and day out that […]

General, Nutrition

Sprouting

Did you know that soaking nuts, grains & legumes for a minimum of 3 hours (overnight is optimum) removes enzyme inhibitors that makes it much easier for your digestive system to break them down and improve your digestion? All nuts, grains & legumes all contain the enzyme, phytic acid. Phytic acid is a binds to minerals […]

General, Nutrition

Dry Skin and EFA’s

Dry skin is often a sign of essential fatty acid deficiency, since healthy cell membranes are made up largely of fatty acids. When fatty acids are not available, skin may become rough and dry. Fatty acids are found in low mercury fish, or in purified fish oils. Dry skin will heal in 4-6 weeks with adequate […]