What is Normal Eating?

Do you think you have a 'Normal' eating pattern? Take a look at this diagram detailing various eating patterns from our lecture today on Nutrition and Mental Health. Really food for thought eh? I must admit, after trying so many diets and multiple bouts of fasting over the past years, I think I have a … Continue reading What is Normal Eating?

Healing Diet Part 2: CLEAN PROTEIN

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

Healing Diet Part 1: A Green Foundation

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

Spelt-Quinoa-Beans Dinner Pot!

Tonight's dinner pot consisted of a Spelt-quinoa-bean-legume combo! The beans were going at a crazy reduced price and I ran out of spelt spaghetti so it's back to good old pre-soaked grains.   I boiled and simmered these while washing and cutting up the cauliflower, fennel, cabbage, purple kale, onions, garlic and carrot. Adding 1.5tsp … Continue reading Spelt-Quinoa-Beans Dinner Pot!