Why it is important to have regular menstrual cycles

It’s been a while since I talked about my favourite topic.. the menstrual cycle. Specifically why having regular menstrual cycles is important for your overall health and the problems associated with not having a regular period. Any guys out there, maybe this isn’t the article for you. Feel free to read on though and youContinue reading “Why it is important to have regular menstrual cycles”

Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE

As usual, I want to go against the typical health and fitness industry advice and this time talk about common nutrient deficiencies and the benefits of eating more food. We are so often told we need to eat less if we want to be fit and healthy but is this really the case? In myContinue reading “Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE”

Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss

I touched on masculine energy and the over-controller in a previous post about goal setting. If you have read that post, maybe you can relate! Today I want to talk about the masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss. You might also like to read my post about how to practice feminine energy yoga.Continue reading “Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss”

Is caffeine bad for you? Caffeine and health

Caffeine.. one addiction I just can’t seem to shake! I know I’m not alone as this study reported that 85% of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day. Experts say that caffeine is good for your health. Certainly, there are many health benefits of caffeine that have been proven by science. But thereContinue reading “Is caffeine bad for you? Caffeine and health”

Fitspo and fitness influencers, helpful or harmful?

I actually wrote this post about 5 years ago for my first ever blog! This was before fitspo and fitness influencers were a huge thing, or at least they weren’t really on my radar. However, I think it is more relevant than ever today. I’ve updated it a little but the core message is stillContinue reading “Fitspo and fitness influencers, helpful or harmful?”

Adrenal fatigue and burn out, the epidemic

Long before COVID19, there was already another epidemic silently over-taking the world. Adrenal fatigue aka burn out or the “21st century stress syndrome” is a condition which probably affects millions of people but often goes undiagnosed or untreated because it is just seen as normal in our busy society. Have you ever felt totally exhausted,Continue reading “Adrenal fatigue and burn out, the epidemic”

Morning routine for mental health

Today I want to talk about the power of a morning routine for mental health. Let’s start by imagining this scenario… you wake up at 7.45am, 15 minutes before you need to start work, you rush to have a shower and get dressed, switch the TV onto the news channel, make yourself a coffee thenContinue reading “Morning routine for mental health”

Drinking too much water is unhealthy?

Most people worry about drinking enough water these days and getting in their “8 glasses a day”. There are even water bottles with markers on showing how much water you should have drank by this time of the day. This really freaks me out! Are we really so detached from our bodies that we needContinue reading “Drinking too much water is unhealthy?”

Slow metabolism causes to be aware of!

People always talk about metabolism but what does it actually mean? Your metabolism is the sum of all of the processes which go on inside your body. Everything it does to keep you alive and functioning as a human. This includes digesting the food you eat into macro and micro-nutrients as well as using theseContinue reading “Slow metabolism causes to be aware of!”

Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?

As a public health nutritionist, I like to keep track of current trends in the dieting world and wow 2020 was the year of the keto diet! On average there are a million internet searches a month for the phrase “keto diet for weight loss” and Youtube health and fitness world is full of peopleContinue reading “Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?”