Natural flu busters

To keep your natural immune system in top condition this winter, you may just find that you already have many flu busting foods in the pantry. By including these foods in your meals each day you can prevent yourself falling sick to the flu and other illnesses lurking around this season. Keeping yourself fit andContinue reading “Natural flu busters”

Proactive prevention against colds and flu

As we head into the winter months Down Under, the flu season also starts to pick up. While many people protect themselves with their annual flu shot, there are also natural vitamins and strategies you can adopt to be proactive active colds and flu this season. Here are just five ways you can help beatContinue reading “Proactive prevention against colds and flu”

Remember rosemary for memory

In Act IV Scene V of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, Ophelia turns to Laertes and says; “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember”. As far back in history as you can remember, Rosemary has been often used as a plant to help improve the memory. For decades, scientists have been studying the magical power thatContinue reading “Remember rosemary for memory”

The art of winefulness

Mindfulness can be engaged in almost all activities when you think about it. Whether you enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine, you can apply the principles of mindfulness and being present in the moment. In fact, there is no right or wrong way to enjoy wine. You don’t even have toContinue reading “The art of winefulness”

Easter around the world

In Australia we celebrate Easter with the traditional hot cross bun like the United Kingdom. However, the death and rising of Jesus Christ is celebrated around the world differently. This week I would like to share a few different traditional easter dishes I discovered from other countries.

Food journal and planning

Over the past couple of months, we have looked at how eating mindfully not only helps you plan your meals but contributes to improving your health and wellbeing. As you have worked through your food journal aligned with the mindful eating blog series, you may have noticed some trends to your eating habits. Such asContinue reading “Food journal and planning”

Food for your brain

As we have seen in previous posts, your brain is the most important tool in your wellness toolkit. So, it is equally important feed your brain with memory boosting foods. The foods that you eat impact your brain function and thoughts, either positively or negatively depending on your diet. Your diet has much to doContinue reading “Food for your brain”

Five natural herb remedies

Staying health naturally is easier than you might think because you are surrounded with natural products you may not have previously considered. The spices hanging around in your kitchen pantry are not just used for flavouring your favourite dishes, they are also good to protect you from illness and bacteria. With all these herbs readilyContinue reading “Five natural herb remedies”

Food and your nervous system

You are what you eat. This saying is truer than you might imagine because scientists can now prove a link between what you eat and the health of your nervous system. That is why choosing the right foods goes a long way to boosting your mood.