Summer foods to keep you hydrated

Summer foods to keep you hydrated

Do you hate chugging litres of water?  You’re not alone.  The good news is, there are other ways to boost your water intake other than drinking straight water. Does water from food count? Many people are under the impression that water only hydrates you if you consume...
The truth about detox programs

The truth about detox programs

Feeling sluggish after winter? Now that the weather is warming up, you may be thinking about a spring cleanse. Why most detox programs are rubbish Qualified health practitioners are often sceptical of most detox programs available on the market. Here are a few reasons...
What you need to know about seasonal eating

What you need to know about seasonal eating

Want to eat well without breaking the bank? Most diets can get pretty pricey, but a seasonal approach can save you money. What is seasonal eating? Put simply, eating seasonally means focusing on foods that grow naturally in the season that you’re in right now....
Easy ways to boost your water intake

Easy ways to boost your water intake

Dry skin, fatigue and constipation are signs that you may not be getting enough water intake and as the weather warms up, it’s important to keep hydrated. When we talk about diet, the focus is often on food. But water is actually more essential than other nutrients we...
Weighing in on Calorie Counting

Weighing in on Calorie Counting

Australia’s growing obesity epidemic saw a staggering $635 million spent on weight-loss counselling services, low-calorie foods and dietary supplements last year.  That’s a staggering amount of money being thrown around by people desperate to achieve a healthy weight,...
Herbs Rock, Especially Rhodiola

Herbs Rock, Especially Rhodiola

What I love most about herbs is their versatility. That one single herb is capable of so many different actions in the body never ceases to amaze me. This can certainly be said of one of my all-time favourite herbs – Rhodiola. Rhodiola is grown in high altitudes in...