I make my my own lunch everyday, and I couldn’t have it any other way for several reasons: I know exactly what’s in it – and since I can be a bit of a control freak, it works out quite well; it’s much cheaper than eating out; and I produce less waste. I find it…… Continue reading The (salad) lunch box or How to get organised
Matcha is an authentic green tea, but it’s grown, harvested and produced differently. I’m not going to go too much into technical details here, but what is important to remember I reckon is that the leaves are turned into a very fine powder known as matcha. (You can read a lot more on How Matcha is produced…… Continue reading The powerful Matcha powder
I had some kind of a revelation after watching this video a couple of years ago, and it might actually be at the origin of my fight against refined sugar. Did you know that (refined) sugar is as addictive as alcohol and cocaine? Are you aware of the damage it does? Watch this video, stay… Continue reading How sugar affects the brain
Don’t even get me started on the Chia Seeds! They’re first on the superfood category; they’re an amazing energy booster and they have super powers! No kidding, they are loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates (the good ones), protein, fibre, antioxidants, and calcium. You can’t get any better! You couldn’t tell really, chia seeds are these…… Continue reading The powerful Chia Seeds
I’ve always considered parsley and coriander to be just garnish, these little green things that you add to your dish to make it look more colourful. They are so much more than that! They both have healing properties and super duper powers. Parsley Parsley can help protect the body against free-radical damage and fight the effects of…… Continue reading The power of herbs
Carbohydrates – carbs- are one of the three macronutrients. For your information, the other two are fat and protein. They’re designed to provide the body with energy, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, essential fats, fibre, and water. A lot of people treat them very unfairly though, mainly because they don’t know what they are and because of all…… Continue reading The truth about carbohydrates
What is it good for? Where can you get it from? Vitamin A Prevents eye and skin disorders Strengthens the immune system Promotes skin and hair health Improves health of bones and teeth Lowers cholesterol Essential to the reproductive system Leafy, dark green vegetables (kale, Brussels sprouts) Dark orange fruits…… Continue reading What are vitamins good for?
Avocado Reduces cholesterol, lowers risk of kidney failure and heart disease, prevents cancer, promotes skin health, helps reduce inflammation, improves digestion and fights constipation, helps with weight loss. Good source of pantothenic acid, dietary fibre, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. Artichoke Improves liver function, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure,…… Continue reading What can veggies do for you?