The good news is; your gut will look after you if you look after it. Recovering from gut problems means adopting a diet that’s gentle on the stomach, nourishes the entire body, and doesn’t create additional toxicity.
When you reach for that bottle of multivitamins or vitamin C pills at the supermarket you may wonder, do they work, and do I actually need them for good health? I get asked this all the time, and unfortunately the answer is not a simple yes or no. It depends.
The benefits of breathwork and cold water on the nervous, circulatory & immune systems combine to foster a deeper mind-body connection, increase energy, lift the mood, balance hormones, reduce stress and improve all sorts of health issues.
While eating fat is an essential part of a healthy diet, it’s important to eat the right kind (and in the right state) because some fats will contribute to your health while others will detract from it. Knowing the difference is crucial to preventing disease and living a healthy lifestyle.
Here’s a quick guide to the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to dietary fats.
Knowledge is power. Understanding why swapping certain ingredients out of your diet and replacing them with these new "whacky" ones will help you understand why they work. I use MCT every day in some capacity. This is why I champion it.
In an ideal world, we would be getting doses of collagen from our diets. Collagen is abundantly found in animal connective tissue, skin, bones and cartilage (especially inbovine—cow collagen), however, very rarely do we consume adequate amounts of these sources.
I believe biohacking is needed now more than ever. We live in a society that has sadly normalised feeling sub-par and having a variety of symptoms like aches and pains, brain fog, headaches, fatigue, and insomnia, just to name a few. While the conventional healthcare system has had a reactive approach to treating what’s wrong in the body, biohacking takes a proactive approach to adopt health-promoting behaviours.
Today, the concept of fasting has been taken and given a modern spin, known as intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting is creating a lot of buzz among health professionals these days. Some claim it to be “the breakthrough” to fat loss while others believe it’s just another fad diet. But what does the evidence say? And who can really benefit from it?