Some fat is essential in everyone’s diet and is majorly misunderstood. We have become so obsessed with Low Fat or No Fat, we forget that we need some fat. Fats provide a source of concentrated energy as well as the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Fat transports these vital nutrients around the body. We also need fat for hormone metabolism, healthy skin and
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Josh who is now 6 has been a vegetarian all of his life. He is now becoming more aware and exposed to other options at school and at friend’s house which I do not limit him from experiencing but in our house, we are meat free. Here are my 5 steps for raising a little vegetarian: 1. Educate yourself There are a lot of myths
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. Jim Rohn When I first started out on learning more about health & nutrition, I completely overwhelmed myself with everything I told myself I needed to know. I do that. A lot. It’s a great strategy for
I don’t know about you but most people I meet are confused by health information, and who can blame them. You will not get the bigger picture from most TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. These are entertainment media, not information media. Few ‘good news’ health topics are presented as ‘good news’ is not considered news so ‘bad news’ topics are covered. We are bombarded with
When I first decided to completely dedicate my blog to health. I was afraid. Who was I to ‘teach’ people about good health. Yes, I was a qualified health coach. Yes, I was a passionate vegetarian and yes I was a mum to a healthy, energetic boy but am I a role model? I always believed it is important to be a good role model.