Did you know that the most consistent factor among the blue zone centenarians are the fact that they all consume legumes regularly? Did you also know that traditional wisdom calls for proper preparation of grains, seeds and legumes such as soaking or sprouting before cooking? These days I like to sprout them because it makes … Continue reading Sprouting Made Easy
This great analogy popped into my mind today. You know those insecticide sprays you use to kill cockroaches or nasty bugs you don't want in your homes? Would you spray that all over your salad or veggies for dinner? Sure, you can argue that you can always wash it off but seriously ... even after … Continue reading Why Choose ‘Organic’ or ‘Spray-Free’?
Summary You only need 0.8-0.9 g/kg of protein a dayThe best clean protein sources are plant-based whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.Proper preparation and adequate consumption is required to meet your daily requirements. Protein, protein, protein ... supplement companies and mass media tell us we need to eat protein to build muscle, stay lean, lose … Continue reading Healing Diet Part 2: CLEAN PROTEIN
Last weekend, I signed up for my 1st retreat here in Aotearoa - a weekend Empowerment Retreat hosted by my friends Dylan Walter and Simon Kopruch. Before this, my impression of retreats was someplace out in nature where people could slow down, rest and rejuvenate from their busy lives. Somewhere they could literally retreat into … Continue reading A Rejuvenating 1st Retreat
Summary For optimal health and accelerated healing, try to consume at least 9 cups of plant foods, according to the 3 categories mentioned above (dark green leafy, richly coloured & sulphur-rich). Whenever possible, eat fresh, locally grown, spray-free and seasonal produce.Supplementation may not be necessary when you are consuming this much plant foods. In time, … Continue reading Healing Diet Part 1: A Green Foundation
I don't know about you but I personally don't like the word Resolution or the idea of a New Year's Resolution. From its root word "resolve", it means making a firm decision to do or not do something. Sure, it works for awhile when you are all 'pumped up' and motivated but long term? What … Continue reading 10 Ways to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet!
Another year has passed. On the last morning of 2018, I decided it was the perfect time to reflect on the year and think about the year ahead. 📝 Pen and paper is best of course and so I opened my journal and wrote down 3 simple questions on 3 separate pages. 1.What went well … Continue reading 3 Questions to Help You Reflect on 2018