How to Beat the Belly Fat

Unfortunately as we get older we’re more inclined to put on a fewextra kilos, especially around the tummy, bum and hips! This isespecially true for females as we naturally have more fat tissue than men (for reproductive purposes) and many have had babies so more kilos to lose after each ..Continue Reading


This risotto is light and creamy with vibrant colour and fragrance! Makes 5 cups (Serves 2-3 ppl as a main dish) INGREDIENTS: 1 large leek, diced 1.5 cups fresh asparagus 4 Tbsp olive oil 4 garlic cloves, rough chopped 1 cup arborio rice 1/4 cup white wine (optional) 3.5–4 cups hot veggie broth (or use ..Continue Reading


Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the modern world. One person dies every 34 seconds in the States from cardiovascular disease (CVD). Heart disease is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries which sticks to the walls causing plaque (atherosclerosis). This results in ..Continue Reading

4 simple ways to improve brain health.

Here are 4 simple things that you can do daily for overall better brain health and to slow down cognitive decline. 1) Take a cold shower: Cold water boosts the levels of noradrenaline and dopamine in the blood by over 500%! These hormones improve alertness, cognition, learning, memory and improve ..Continue Reading


Peri-and post-menopause are associated with the onset of a range of unpleasant symptoms which can be very debilitating for women and last for many years. Commonly experienced clinical symptoms include hot flushes, night sweats, weight gain, reduced lean muscle mass, musculoskeletal pain, cognitive impairment, brain fog, mood swings, depression and ..Continue Reading


INGREDIENTS: 4 cups orange juice, freshly squeezed 1.5 cups coconut oil (melted) ¾ cup dried figs, roughly chopped ¾ cup dried dates, roughly chopped ½ cup raw cashews ½ cup raw pecans ¼ cup cacao powder 1 tsp fresh chopped ginger 1 tsp natural vanilla extract 1 tsp pink salt METHOD: ..Continue Reading


  INGREDIENTS:                                                          6 Japanese eggplants, halved lengthwise 3 Tbsp sesame oil 1/4 cup white miso paste 1 Tbsp mirin 1 Tbsp sake ..Continue Reading


  INGREDIENTS:                                                200 ml water 1 cup organic dried apricots, chopped 2 small ripe bananas ½ cup coconut oil 4 eggs 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 ..Continue Reading

The role of Nitric Oxide

Nitric Oxide (NO) is an important cellular signaling molecule which has many roles in assisting optimal health and longevity in humans. Its most common role is in opening up blood vessels, thus improving blood circulation, the function of the heart and the vascular system. By increasing the flow of oxygen ..Continue Reading

The importance of Probiotics during Pregnancy, Infancy & Childhood

An expectant mother’s gut microbiome is critically important to her pregnancy experience and to the future health of the newborn, making supplementation of beneficial bacteria an attractive treatment option for expectant mothers. Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), found in breast milk, changes in women who take probiotics. The presence of HMOs ..Continue Reading