It’s no surprise that in this ‘always on’ culture 4 out of 5 adults feel stressed in a typical week. Plus 1 in 6 people suffer with a common mental health problem such as anxiety or depression each week. Stress, anxiety and depression take away our usual happiness and replace it with feelings of anxiousness, … Continue reading How to naturally boost your mood
Since January 2017 I have been ‘refined sugar free’. I have unknowingly made a couple of slip ups (thanks Baxters for changing your lentil and veg soup recipe), but I have tried my best to not consume anything that has sugar as an added ingredient. I had already, long before this, begun my quest to … Continue reading The problem with refined sugar
Leading a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle has never been more important. We are causing so much preventable damage to our planet and that's without the whole global warming scenario. I’m not sure whether I believe man is causing global warming or whether it’s actually a natural phenomenon that was inevitable regardless of human pollution. … Continue reading 5 simple ways to reduce waste in the kitchen
I’m a huge advocate for healthy eating and fuelling our bodies with the most nutrient rich superfoods we can. I believe poor diets are the number one cause of illness and disease across the world, particularly the rise in type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Most day to day illnesses such as coughs and … Continue reading How to easily eat these 7 delicious super foods every week
One thing that’s been winding me up lately is this ‘everything in moderation’ diet nonsense. Yep, nonsense. I said it and I reckon a lot of people will disagree, but hear me out. I truly believe that this ‘moderation diet’ is just most people’s excuse to be able to eat all the bad things they … Continue reading Is the ‘everything in moderation’ diet a load of baloney?
Many people question whether it’s more beneficial to eat organic food and if it’s a healthier choice. After all, organic food is a lot more expensive, so is this extra cost worth it? In my opinion it is totally worth it. I would rather cut back on something else in order to afford the majority … Continue reading Why everyone should eat organic food
This is something that I have thought for a long while and it’s a topic that has recently been in the news with some arguing we need 10 portions a day and others claiming just 3-4 portions of fruit and veg are enough. Both articles claim scientists came to these conclusions, so it’s no wonder … Continue reading Getting your 5-a-day does not make you healthy
When I was an early teen I became a vegetarian. My mum was veggie and a couple of girls at school were and it intrigued me. Back then I just went along with the notion that eating flesh was gross and I never really knew much more about it. Around age 17 or 18 I … Continue reading Why I’ll never eat meat again (unless perhaps I’m stranded on a desert island)