Category Archives: Wellness

Hints for Easy Peasy Water Kefir

Water kefir is an easy to brew carbonated drink you can make at home. It is rich in probiotics and minerals and good for your immune system and gut. This post isn’t about the wondrous health benefits of water kefir … Continue reading

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Which bugs are best? (Comparing Probiotics)

Most of our immune system is in our guts, so we need a healthy and strong digestive system in order to get and stay well. Our bodies naturally contain hundreds of different bacterial species (around 2kg in an adult’s gut) … Continue reading

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YOLO (The Sheeples’ Catch-Cry)

Do you ever have people look at your lifestyle or dietary choices and then rationalise their opposition to it with something along the lines of, ‘Meh! We’re all gonna die some day anyway, I’d rather die happy and fat than have to … Continue reading

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Green smoothies

I’m on week five of a daily green smoothie.  We all know that the most nutritious foods are green leafies, and it gets boring to eat piles and piles of the stuff each day, even for someone like me who … Continue reading

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The trouble with moderation

A comment I often hear when I mention something about foods I don’t / won’t eat, is “Everything in moderation”. I agree. Completely. Wholeheartedly. It is not healthy to be completely restrictive in your lifestyle and dietary choices. I eat … Continue reading

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A few of my goals…

I’ve been MIA for a while as I adjusted to life with a newborn and toddler. I have so many things I have been learning about in my journey of life, mostly food and health related. Informed Papa and I … Continue reading

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How I Cured Myself of Giardia Naturally

I recently gave birth to a baby girl (that’s another story – stay tuned!). When I was around 28 weeks pregnant I became unwell and tests revealed I had giardia.  My obstetrician, as wonderful as he is, prescribed antibiotics, saying … Continue reading

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