The body speaks

I always find it pleasant and uplifting when I surround myself with people that can inspire me to write blog post. This instance is no different.  I was once again amongst some cool friends of mine and as usual they …

Diet Culture

Diet; of greek origin from the word diata. Diata had 2 meanings for the greeks: 1. To habitually take food and drink and 2. It meant a way of living that involved and included food, drink, lifestyle and exercise.  But then diet culture …

Mindful Eating

No it does not involve eating when you have a full mind. To be mindful means you are fully aware of what you are eating; including the decisions you make regarding meals and snacks. Its also called intuitive eating – …

Why you should not be relying on your scale

Too many times I have seen and hear people feeling the worst about themselves (and their health) because of a number on a scale. Yes it help us make our assessments, especially with regards to your nutritional status, but it …

What the Menu don’t tell you

This is legit a true story. I recently went home for a mini holiday and we decided to have breakfast at a restaurant. I decided to go full on with eggs, bacon, fries the works. My sister on the other …

Insulin resistance

You have heard of sugar/diabetes but what is insulin resistance or pre diabetes? How does it influence your everyday health and most importantly, how do you manage it from here. Before answering these questions we need to get the background info first…. …

Healthy eating during pregnancy

Its safe to say that being a pregnant women in todays times, with google and the older more adulted generation and all their knowledge, you never know what to believe, what to do, what advice to take and what to …

Diets and Lifestyles

The debate surrounding these two topics seems to be never ending. But believe me when I tell you there is a spot for both of them in our lives (with the correct facts of course). Diet is a word thrown around …

Let’s Shop

If there’s one thing I don’t mind not doing every month it’s grocery shopping but hey a girl’s gotta eat, right? But there are those days I just refuse to fall into the trap of month-end-big- trolley-shopping. So I decided …