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 …

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 …

Nutrition in Dance

I’ve been part of a dance team for close to 3 years now (it would have been 4 but life decided I need a break) and the importance of eating well especially on and during rehearsal days, when preparing for …

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 …