For a long time I’ve dedicated this blog to the inns and outs of a natural and healthy diet. And It’s been a whole lot of fun, and I feel like I’ve been able to share something worthwhile. But in all honesty, I’m not sure I have anything of note left to say. I mean … More Moving on from Food
It’s becoming quite trendy to declare carbs the enemy. Gone are the days of pasta and spaghetti. Everywhere you look someone is turning zikini into noodles, or making cauliflower rice. And it’s easy to understand why. We’re all tired of blood sugar spikes and every other carb induced ailment under the sun. So many of … More Low Carb or low Glycemic Index?
We are what we eat, as the old saying goes. We all know the choices we make affect our physical body, but what effect do they have on our mind and spirit? Many ancient practices, including Ayurveda are of the belief that what you eat ultimately determines the level of consiousness you can achieve. Generally … More Exploring Ayurveda: subtle energy and sattvic food.
The idea of practicing Ahimsa is a rather attractive one. Generally speaking it means “Non harm”, though it might be more accurate to think of it as trying to avoid causing unnecessary suffering. Most people interpret Ahimsa to mean giving up meat, or in more extreme cases: eggs and dairy as well. In fact, there … More Exploring Auyrveda: The Vegetarian myth.
Everywhere you look, someone is promoting their personal version of a detox diet. If we’d just follow this plan, we’ll finally be able to be perfectly healthy. Yet nobody seems to agree on how to go about doing this? Some people suggest drinking nothing but water, or to start juicing and gulping down green smoothies … More What’s the best way to Detox?
At the minute, Avoiding anti nutrients is all the rage. It’s true that plants would prefer not be eaten, but should that stop us? Some People upon learning this start making drastic changes to their diet. I did it once. I cut out almost everything from my diet- nuts, seeds, dairy, grains- Beans Too! I … More Should we worry about antinutrients?
I once met a lady who refused to eat anything that wasn’t organic. She was terrified of toxins. Because of this she refused to eat out, and brought lunch to work every single day. Following this restricted her to little more than brown rice, potatoes, spelt bread, eggs, along with a few veggies. That was … More Looking past the labels