"Will this do more harm than good?" That's a question to ask yourself. As someone who has recovered from an "incurable" condition, my body is still quite fragile. Easily "broken" again might be another way to put it. I have learnt this the hard way many times over with my food choices. Take this once-a-week … Continue reading How to Make Wiser Food Choices?
We only have one body to live in. It takes care of us, but do we take care of it? Every moment of every day, our bodies talk to us and give us feedback on how its doing. Sometimes it is direct and immediate, like when your hurt yourself by accident. Other times, it is … Continue reading Your Body Knows Best
Reversing Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer and Crohn's through a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet?! These are some outrageous claims and surely require some outrages evidence, right? I mean Type 1 diabetes is basically a disease that usually starts at childhood and sentences a child to a lifetime of insulin injections. Crohn's is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease … Continue reading Reversing Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer and Crohn’s through a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet?!
If you know me, for the past 3 years I've pretty much been vegetarian/vegan and I've attributed most of my autoimmune healing to a plant-based, mostly animal-free diet. So when I heard about the Carnivore Diet doing wonders for all sorts of autoimmune diseases, I started questioning and finding out more. It has since been … Continue reading Curing Autoimmune Disease with a CARNIVORE DIET???
Here's a neat factsheet on how a modified ketogenic diet can help autoimmunity and chronic diseases!
Last weekend, I attended the annual Naturopaths and Medical Herbalists of New Zealand (NMHNZ) conference. This year, the theme was Enhancing Immunity: Mind, Body & Naturopathy. It was held in Wellington which also gave me a good excuse to travel out of Auckland and see Wellington! 😋 Here are some of my main takeaways summarized … Continue reading NMHNZ Conference 2019 – Takeaways
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
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
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
Are you struggling to take that "cold plunge"? Perhaps you've heard about the benefits of cold showers. From improving immunity, circulation, testosterone, fertility, recovery after workouts, complexion, emotional resilience and willpower to reducing weight, stress, inflammation, joint pain, depression and even hair loss!  It's clear that there are a myriad of benefits to be gained. … Continue reading Cold Shower Tips and Tricks