Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Who doesn’t love a good, freshly picked mushroom from the woods. Their zesty smell and taste bring back childhood memories for the most of us, spending time with friends and family searching forests for edible mushrooms. Or at least it does for me! My parents have always been big mushroom lovers, so they were a…

How to Treat Osteoarthritis Naturally

Osteoarthritis refers to a clinical syndrome of joint pain accompanied by varying degrees of functional limitation and associated reduced quality of life. It is the most common form of arthritis, and one of the leading causes of pain and disability worldwide. Next to pain, the reduced ability to perform day-to-day activities can affect self-efficacy, mood,…

Optimizing Baby Nutrition during Pregnancy

Congratulations! You are pregnant! And how fabulous that you are reaching out on how to maximize your nutrition and lifestyle for this so very important period of your baby’s development. The foods that you eat indeed provide the essential nutrients that you need to support the life of your little one to be, to support…

5 Quick ways to give your liver a make-over

Have you been drinking a bit much lately, or eating too much junk food? Or been spending a lot of time in the city, or simply feeling a bit run down and like your liver could need some support? Try these 5 easy ways to give your liver a make-over. Our liver is one of…

5 Steps to kickstart your period

You’ve been on the pill ‘all your life’, or have been travelling different time-zones ‘too much’ (how can that ever be too much? ;)), or been training for a marathon.. And now your periods won’t come back? As scary as this might be, especially if you are starting to do family planning and might like…

The low down on eating farm vs wild caught fish

Been trying to get in more fish to up your anti-inflammatory omega 3s? What should have been a great choice, and normally recommending wild caught over farmed for added health benefits, might have to be reconsidered.. 1 in 4 fish now contains plastics, which acts as a endocrine disruptor in them and is once we…

5 Steps to reduce heavy periods, PMS and cramping

One of the most annoying things of being a girl can be the monthly surf of the red wave. Despite the normal surfing being fun, this one really isn’t- at least for a lot of girls and women. Moodiness and emotional outbursts the week leading up to take-off, heavy, painful breasts, and when it finally…