With so many choices available, these informative posts will give you all of the knowledge and inspiration you need to choose the best possible dietary options for you and your family. Are you making healthy food choices?
Water – Think of how a plant looks if it hasn’t been watered – dry, wilted, droopy, old…need I say more. Discover the importance of water and how to make sure you are consistently well hydrated.
Our Daily Bread – Join me as I investigate the good and bad of this household staple and learn how to choose the very best types of bread for you and your family. This is essential reading for any one buying bread regularly.
Milk – the best choice – So what is the most nourishing milk? A2, permeate free, full fat, low fat, no fat, fortified….lets investigate.
Why protein packs a punch – Your body does not store protein so it is essential that you eat enough, from a variety of sources.
Quinoa – really is a super food. It has a remarkable nutrient profile rarely found in nature. For a run down of it’s unique properties, how to cook it and lots of delicious recipe ideas, see this post.
Yogurt – why it’s so healthy and some clever ways to eat it. Includes ideas for converting children.
Whole grains – the best choice – Discover why all grains are not equal and how to make the most nourishing choices.
Eat your leafy greens – I explain why and how you should eat the most ‘super’ food of all. Includes tips for encouraging children to eat greens.
Coconut oil – why I’m addicted – The amazing health benefits and many uses of coconut oil.
More fabulous uses for coconut oil (and a video) – The video is an interview with a paediatrician who claims positive effects for the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Berries, why you need to include them in your diet (and how) – Berries are a delicious, low fructose fruit, highly nutritious, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powerhouse. This post is to get you looking (yes they are anti-aging) and feeling great.
Are “Super foods” really super? – or yet another health fad? Is it all hype and the foods that will really benefit your health.
Health Benefits of Coconut Water – why the water from this ancient fruit is so amazing and the many ways to benefit from it. From the elite athlete to children, coconut water has something for everyone!
Pumpkin Seeds Superfood- Pumpkin seeds are a very beneficial whole food, especially if you suspect zinc and or magnesium deficiency is at play (this is common in fussy kids)! I discus why you might need to consider including this super nutritious seed in your diet (and ways to too).
Carbohydrate (those that serve you well) – Not all carbohydrates are created equal. The best food sources of carbohydrates is NOT grain, rather nutrient dense fruit and vegetables. I explain why.