Quick Tidbits

This is a collection of random facts and tidbits that I couldn’t find a good place for – so they’re collected here! There are over 10,000 additives on the food market in processed food. 99% have NOT been tested. Look out for the team GRAS (pronounced gee-ras) – it means Generally Recognized as Safe, but […]

10 Tips for Your Healthier Future

Breathe! And take a few minutes each day to create that quiet space to help your body relax. Why? Reducing your stress levels reduces the stress on your body’s systems. Why? stress causes disease, even if you are eating healthy food. Include a walk at a nearby park, or relax in a chair in your […]

The Importance of Thylakoids

Obesity is becoming a global issue. Research has demonstrated for many years direct and some indirect links between obesity and many chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease and cancer and arthritis. Our bodies have some incredible systems in place that have served us for thousands of years. We have around 75 trillion cells working in […]

Treat Yourself Royally with Sesame Oil

Sesame oil has been used by many cultures around the world including China, Japan, South India and the Middle East in a variety of cooking styles. When it is toasted it has a wonderful roasted, nutty flavour. Its history goes back thousands of years to ancient Babylon, Assyria and Egypt and the Indus Valley in […]

The Wonders of Ghee

Ghee is clarified butter, a.k.a. butter that has been simmered and strained to remove all water. Ghee is cooked over low heat until the milk solids have a chance to start to brown lightly, creating a slightly nutty, caramelized vibe. The clarifying process also removes casein and lactose, making ghee suitable for the dairy-sensitive. The absence of […]

Gut Biome Facts

Some interesting information on your gut microbiome that we really didn’t know about 20 years ago. Research is revealing that most of our diseases are dis-eases within our body and our LIFESTYLE choices are impacting our health, much of it negatively. Exercise and Relaxation which we covered in the first 2 lessons contribute to a […]