Kick start your health upgrades

Nutritional Supplements that will boost immunity 6 food tips to boost your immunity - It’s powerful to trust that our bodies have an incredible power to heal themselves, but sometimes they just need a little help. Whether you’re about to travel; or you happen to be surrounded by people who are unwell; or you are facing more stress than usual; or you’re just preparing yourself because you notoriously succumb...
Teas We’re on a coffee break - Nine reasons to have a conscious relationship with coffee You couldn’t have a conversation about caffeine without referring to the topic of adrenals. The adrenal glands are endocrine (hormone) glands that sit atop the kidneys. They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of steroid and other hormones, including cortisol (the...
How to upgrade your health: 9 ideas for you! - Navigating the landscape of food and lifestyle can be overwhelming… One minute fat is bad for you, the next we learn that the RIGHT fats are actually critical to health. One minute we are batting for the high protein / low carb diet, the next minute red meat is out… And now we are striving...
Main squeeze Your main squeeze: a juice or a blend? - Firstly, it is a belief at my very core that our bodies are DESIGNED to heal. And I believe that our food and lifestyle choices make us – literally, they become our cells and our thoughts and can influence every aspect of our being. Understanding that our food & lifestyle choices are the very first...
Silhouette of lady with arms raised Embracing living foods & self care: my best “diet” ever! - You can’t walk past a magazine stand without being confronted by one of our biggest obsessions: weight. Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions and millions luring you to try the latest diet (low carb, high protein, low fat, no fat, you name it) with promises that this will (finally!) be the solution—your shortcut...
Avocados Food focus: oils & fats - Not all oils and fats are created equal. Heavily processed, hydrogenated, “trans” fats and oils that are used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. However, fats and oils from whole foods and other high-quality sources can steady our metabolism, keep hormone levels even, nourish our skin, hair and nails and...
Glass of cold water How to dump toxins & start cleansing - This is the easiest and first step to cleansing. Get this one right and you’ll hit the ground running when you upgrade your food and lifestyle choices! Most of us are aware of the importance of drinking enough water. Getting our daily dose of water helps our organs perform their functions, keeps our skin clear...
Kale Add in the good & “crowd out” the bad! - Do you know what the most missing ingredient is from the Western diet? Get more of them in to your diet and reap the rewards! Dark, leafy green vegetables are some of the easiest and most beneficial vegetables to incorporate into your daily routine. Densely packed with energy and nutrients, they grow upward to the...
Go organic, where it counts -   A friend of mine recently called me a hippie. Whilst I carefully kept a straight face and continued the conversation as if I wasn’t phased, the truth is that my mind was whizzing with curiosity as to how I could be likened to a hippie. A hippie, seriously? When I think of hippies, I imagine the 1960s...