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The “Exposome” & Our Exposure to Toxins, EMF’s and More

Exposome seems like a made-up word someone’s coined up, right? But, it’s actually one of the most important things that determines health, gene expression, and our risk of disease. The first time I heard of the Exposome was during a podcast with Dr. Todd LePine and Dr. Mark Hyman called, The One Factor That Determines…

Health Lessons We Can Learn from Blue Zones – Healthy Ageing & Longevity

Those parts of the world with more centenarians than anywhere else. I first heard of Blue Zones about four years ago. I was amazed to learn there were places in the world where reaching 100 years old was considered common, let alone being a healthy, active 100-year-old. This made me want to find out everything…

Juice Cleansing & My Personal Experience

I did a 10-day juice fast… Here’s why. Fasting has become a regular part of my routine, I do it almost every day (we all do, actually – fasting between dinner and breakfast). I’ve found intermittent fasting to be really beneficial; I’ve had more energy, I eat less throughout the day, and I’m not as hungry as…

Water Fasting & My Personal Experience

I tried fasting for 5 days… And this what happened (results). Fasting… Sounds crazy, right? I recently did one myself, voluntarily! And I would 100% do it again. I documented my first experience of doing a long fast on Instagram, and I received a lot of questions about it, so I’ll do my best to…

How to Oil Pull for Naturally White Teeth

How to Oil Pull to help whiten teeth and improve health! This one health practice has a dozen health benefits. Here’s how you do it the right way. This age-old remedy involves using natural substances, like oil, to clean and detoxify teeth and gums. It can help to whiten teeth naturally, among many other benefits,…

How to Heal Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Naturally

When you wake up, you’re tired. While going about your day, you’re tired. After just having a nap, you’re tired. Does it ever end? This was pretty much my norm for 2-3 years before I found out I had chronic fatigue. I thought I was pushing myself too hard, so I started resting a lot…

What is Grounding & How to Do It?

The idea that walking barefoot outside will ‘ground’ us and make us healthier. Earthing (also known as grounding), was something I heard about quite some time ago, but never really gave it much thought until recently, when I was discussing with a friend how it could help minimise/counteract WiFi exposure. Since working on my computer…

How to Cure Candida Naturally (No Medication)

How to naturally treat Candida Overgrowth without using medication. I share the tips that helped me get rid of my candida naturally, plus how to prevent yourself from getting candida again in the future. Now I’ve had candida a few times, and for me it was very uncomfortable. I developed thrush and a fungal ear…

Is 5G Safe?

It’s getting real. 5G is coming, and it will change the way the world connects to the internet. But while this may seem like an incredible advancement in technology, is 5G radiation making us sick? Every 10 years or so, new generations of mobile phones and smartphones are brought out with the promise of faster,…

The Truth about Mobile Phones & WiFi Radiation

Today, WiFi is everywhere, and much stronger than it’s ever been… I had one of the most engaging conversations with one of my friends a few weeks ago. It was one of those conversations that inspires, empowers, and amazes you all at once. One of the subjects we touched on was WiFi and its affects…

How to Reduce Chlorine Exposure & Prolong the Life of Your Swimwear

A few simple tricks to minimise chlorine exposure when swimming and prolong the life of your swimwear! I am all too familiar with chlorine. One of my early jobs was as a swimming instructor at a local swimming centre. I would spend hours in the pool teaching little ones to swim, and by the end…

Natural Remedies for Healing Sunburnt Skin

Natural remedies for healing sunburn naturally and help relieve the pain, itching, and redness that comes with it. While mindful sun exposure can be very beneficial (bringing with it vitamin D), sunburn on the other hand can cause quite a bit of damage to skin and should be avoided. Whenever I go to the beach…

How to Tell the Difference Between Real & Fake Honey

Natural, pure, organic honey can be so healthful. However, is this what you’re buying at the supermarket? Many honey brands at grocery stores nowadays have artificial sweeteners or high fructose corn syrup added to them to keep them cheap and affordable for the ever growing market of consumers purchasing these items. So, how can you…

The Benefits & Uses of Coconut Oil

Do you want some coconut oil with that? Coconut oil is by far one of the most versatile oils I’ve come across. I use it on my hair, skin, nails, lips, teeth, as well as in my cooking (it’s a household staple). Over the years it’s become my “Windex”; my go-to remedy for almost anything…

Homemade Magnesium Oil Spray & the Benefits & Uses

How to make homemade magnesium oil from scratch! The recipe is super simple and inexpensive. I finally got around to running again last week, after 2 years of nothing (I ran three half-marathons in one year and kind of burnt myself out). My legs didn’t know what hit them, and my muscles were super tight,…

The Benefits & Uses of Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s mane mushroom has many medicinal benefits and uses. It gets its name for looking just like the scruff of a lion, and has some very impressive health benefits. Lion’s mane (Hericium erinaceus) is native to North America, Europe, and Asia, and is quite distinctive in appearance, with its white pom-pom, shaggy-looking mane. According to…

Can You Out-Supplement a Poor Diet?

You might have heard the phrase; “You can’t out-exercise a poor diet.” No matter how much exercise you do, if you’re eating nothing but junk food, you’re still going to put on weight and live a very unhealthy life. The same goes for supplementing. The idea that one can rely solely on supplements to provide…

Where BPA is Hidden & How to Avoid It

The most common sources of BPA and how to minimise exposure in your daily life. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a toxic chemical found in plastic. A while back, I was on the train home coming back from the city (after meeting up with one of my friends), and to pass the time I thought I’d…

Are You at Risk of Antibiotic Resistance?

Antibiotics have revolutionised modern medicine and how we treat illness. However, we’re now facing a new problem, something that could be quite catastrophic if left unaddressed. But it’s not just the small tablets we’re given that could be contributing to this issue, some of the reasons could be stemming from our daily habits… In our…

How Grains May Be Killing You Slowly…

There’s a lot of controversy around grains… Do we eat them? Do we not? What is the right choice? It turns out that both sides have valid points, but it’s not a simple, straight-forward answer (though we’d all love it to be). Personally, for me, I’ve opted to remove gluten-containing grains from my diet. What…

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The common causes behind leaky gut syndrome and how to heal it naturally. The first time I heard of the term ‘leaky gut’ was when I was in Fiji with my family on holiday. I was reading the book GAPS: Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride while lying on the beach. It was…

The Benefits & Uses of Chaga Mushroom

The health benefits and many uses of Chaga Mushroom. This mushroom can be found in many forms; supplements, elixirs, coffee, and powders. I first heard about these medicinal mushrooms whilst listening to one of Wellness Mama’s podcasts. During her podcast, Katie Wells mentions a company called Four Sigmatic. They’ve created a mushroom-coffee blend that contains…

The Benefits & Uses of Bentonite Clay

Bentonite is a miracle worker in that it is fantastic at removing toxins, heavy metals, chemicals, and other impurities from the body. Find out how you can reap its benefits by incorporating it into your daily life.

The Benefits & Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

This fermented drink comes with incredible health benefits and can be used in so many different ways! Find out how to make apple cider vinegar a part of your daily life.

What to Look for in a Multivitamin

There are so many different multivitamins out there on the market that it can be difficult in choosing the right one for you. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding on a the right multivitamin.

Is Blue Light Keeping Us Up at Night?

Blue light is essential for our health and wellbeing, but receiving it at the wrong times of day can be harmful to our health. With technology, blue light can be accessed 24 hours a day, and this is having an affect on our natural circadian rhythm. Have you heard of blue light before? When we…

The Benefits & Uses of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal has some incredible health benefits, with its leading light being its ability to remove toxins from the body. But don’t be mistaken, activated charcoal is NOT the same as the charcoal you find on charred wood or for the grill.

The Benefits of Lemon Water in the Morning

Have you ever had a glass of warm water with a touch of lemon juice in the morning? You may have heard the many benefits of lemon water, but were they all true?

The Vegan Ketogenic Diet

Many of you may have heard about the popular diet that’s been sweeping the nation: The ketogenic diet. It’s a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carb diet which forces the body to rely on fat instead of carbohydrates for energy. Instead of burning glucose (which comes from carbohydrates) for energy, the body switches to burning ketones (energy from fat).…

The Toxic Effects of Plastic

Every single piece of plastic that was ever made still exists on Earth today… And not only are these plastics polluting our beaches, our oceans, and the environment in general, they’re also polluting us. Here are some of the harmful effects plastic is having on our health. This is because plastic takes anywhere from 10-1,000…

What to Look For in a Protein Powder

You may have noticed there are A LOT of protein powders out there on the market to choose from. As the dietary supplement industry is largely unregulated, additives, fillers, and other questionable ingredients can make their way into supplements, causing more harm than good. Here are some things to look for when choosing a protein…

What Food Cravings Actually Mean

What do your food cravings mean? Here’s how can you stop cravings in a healthy way rather than giving into temptation. Ah cravings. We’ve all had them before, but for some, this can be a daily occurrence. Some cravings can be so intense that the mind is completely consumed with the thought of eating that…

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