You can still eat chocolate even if you are vegan and even if you are trying to quit refined or questionable added sugars and sweeteners. It’s so funny that the first thing many people said when I did a whole year of no added sugar (2017) was ‘I could never give up chocolate for a … Continue reading Vegan recipes and go-to brands for a healthy chocolate fix
Getting old and suffering with hair loss is something that many of us dread and there is often nothing we can do to prevent it, that's if it’s just a natural part of ageing. However, there are some ways in which our lifestyles can affect the health of our hair and even younger people can … Continue reading How your lifestyle can affect hair loss
One question I’m asked a lot, especially now I’m vegan, is whether it is expensive to be plant based. It’s funny really, as I was veggie for several years prior to going 100% plant based and no one ever questions if vegetarianism is more expensive, but as soon as you mention following a vegan diet … Continue reading Why being healthy doesn’t have to be expensive
My journey to natural beauty products started in 2013 when I changed all my toiletries, skin care and makeup to natural plant based products to avoid harmful toxins such as SLS, SLES, petroleum and parabens. Since then I’ve started also choosing vegan, cruelty-free and organic products. It wasn't until 2017 that I started using organic … Continue reading Reasons to choose natural and organic tampons
Your kidneys are essential organs that filter your blood, removing excess nutrients and waste products from the body. But sometimes, things can go wrong, and kidneys can fail, meaning that people have to go on lifelong dialysis or require kidney transplants. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people suffer from kidney failure, according to expert … Continue reading High cholesterol and blood pressure can hurt your kidneys
My personal story with eczema Until only a few years ago I suffered with eczema at the nape of my neck and into my hair. It started when I was around 11 to 12 years old. I remember this because some girls at school were doing my hair, as we did at break time, and … Continue reading Natural solutions for eczema
Christmas is almost upon us which can mean over indulgence for many. Even those of us, like me, who are plant based and dairy free will be tucking into a little extra raw chocolate and lashings of cashew cheese! It’s no wonder that most of us start the New Year full of good intentions and … Continue reading Healthy TV suggestions to kick-start your New Year’s resolutions
Check out today’s blog post I wrote for the Wood-Create blog.
There’s an app for everything, or so we might believe in today’s culture! Today I have a different post for you, but I’m sure Ben won’t mind as he loves tech and eco-friendly topics and this covers both!
With green living and sustainability being a hot topic this year and interest only set to keep growing, and rightly so, I wanted to explore if there were apps that helped people live more sustainable lives. Although there are many not so eco-friendly apps that make us addicted to using more energy by playing games or checking social media, or even hiring vehicles, there are a rising number of apps that do have green living in mind and can even help us make greener choices. In this blog post I am going to look at some of the green apps that are available to download for your smartphone.
Here are a few apps…
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It's almost the most wonderful time of the year, even for those of us who won't be over-indulging on mince pies or guzzling mulled wine by the gallon! As someone who is health obsessed all year round, I'll be looking forward to my vegan nut roast, mugfuls of raw cacao and lashings of cashew nut … Continue reading Healthy Christmas gift guide for health and wellness lovers
PremierFit DW70 office walking treadmill reviewI remember seeing some shocking headlines a few years ago about our sedentary work lives – ‘sitting is the new smoking’ they read. Of course we all know sitting for long periods of time isn’t really good for us, but I don’t think we all realised quite how much of … Continue reading Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work