Organic food consumption is on the rise, and the availability out there has changed drastically in the last decade alone. No longer do you have to trek out to the middle of nowhere to get organic produce, and that has to be a good thing. The question is, should you be eating it exclusively?
A few years ago, I blogged about an Australian study which showed that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful to our health regardless of how much exercise we do. Up until then it was often considered that exercise was a mitigating factor against ill health so to hear that it had a much less effect
Dust off the cobwebs and welcome in the New Year. Your health isn’t just about not feeling ill, it’s also about feeling well. In order to feel well, your body, mind and emotions work constantly like a thermostat fine-tuning and maintaining to make sure you have the best possible day you can with what
The excitement of the holiday season finally got to me and lo and behold on Boxing Day I woke up with the sniffles and a sore throat that seemed to go all the way to my ears. Swallowing was painful and I was starting to feel miserable. This simple cold and flu remedy
The end of the year festivities is fast upon us. Lights in stores are twinkling and there is the wonder of ice rinks and mulled wine, hot chocolate and dashes after work to the parties. I really like this time of year, it is especially nice crossing the bridges of London on foot
It is that time of the year again (how quickly it comes around!) when the chill is starting to set in. I find this a particularly challenging time of year because my health no longer relies on just me but is largely dependent on others around me. Wishful thinking can only get you so
What is mindfulness? For me it is being present in the moment, cognitively and emotionally. It is savouring the tangy, refreshing juice and tiny seeds of a ripe tomato. It is feeling the crunch of leaves and hearing the sounds underfoot. It is feeling your voice raise on the line with customer service and
Almonds are one of my go-to snacks: delicious with some Greek yogurt or with a small handful of cranberries. However I have never really gone for almond milk even though it makes a fantastic hot chocolate. I never really knew what was putting me off – it wasn’t the flavour for sure, being infinitely