Its my second year in New Zealand and I am currently also experiencing my second winter! ❄ It seems like coming from a tropical country, my body is not apt at dealing with changing seasons, especially when it starts to get cold. Last year when the weather turned, I started experiencing swollen and itchy fingers … Continue reading Naturopathy and Seasonal Allergies: Year 2!
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
Are you suffering from an autoimmune disorder? Or do you know someone who does? Instead of being subjected to drugs that just treat the symptoms for the rest of your life, have you (or them) considered changing your diets to help heal yourself naturally - the way nature intended? Contrary to what most specialists and … Continue reading Healing Diet: Overview
What are some basic habits/routines/disciplines you do to stay healthy? Recently a friend of mine surprised me with this question and I was eager to share as helping others heal and stay healthy is my passion. Whilst typing the (looong) reply, I figured I might as well turn it into a blogpost to benefit as … Continue reading 6 Basic Health Practices Anyone Can Do To Stay Healthy!
Beginning 14th February on Ash Wednesday and ending on 30th March (Good Friday) this year, Catholics like myself observed the season of Lent. This is a period of abstinence where one would eat simply like not eating meat, or give up something such as not watching television. Lent actually consists of 46 days but every … Continue reading 40 Days of Fasting