I figured the title of this blog should get the attention of those who love looking at what people had for breakfast on Instagram ;-) But, I also wanted to give you a little insight into what I do, and why I eat the way I eat. Probably the most important take-home message for you is that I rarely eat to look a certain way, or to lose fat/weight etc. I find that if I am eating for overall health, all of that stuff falls into place, naturally.Read More
Depression is not a disease. It is a symptom.
~ Kelly Brogan, MD
A holistic approach to mental health aims to figure out exactly what your depression is a symptom of.
Moods are affected by many things happening inside your body and this is why treating depression according to the current model of ‘chemical imbalance in the brain’, simply isn’t getting the desired result for everyone.Read More
I'm a big fan of eating nuts and seeds as they're such a quick, healthy and nutritious snack. As you can see in the picture above, they're also a really good source of certain minerals which can be difficult to obtain from the diet. I find vitamins are easier to get from food sources but because our RDA for minerals is typically higher, it may be challenging to obtain adequate amounts of minerals, especially considering our soil quality plays a huge part in the nutrient composition of foods.Read More