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 …

Future 50 foods

Future 50 foods

I was pleasantly surprised to find out that this is not one of those “stick to these to make you better and skinny”  food lists. Nor is it a list of the most nutritious foods, instead it has the future …

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 – …

To breastfeeding and beyond

For the 9 months during pregnancy a women takes care of herself in ways she normally  would not have. Eating better, getting more rest (or trying to), seeing the doctor much  more often and drinking her supplements, all to make …

Doing good and mental health

I recently launched a MLife project called us women. Focussing on assisting women in need of toiletries and other feminine hygiene products. Why I chose this specifically is women in single households tend to look after the kids and makes …

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 …