Healthy Nutella

It’s Shrove Tuesday and everyone around us is enjoying pancakes.  If you’ve decided to indulge, be sure to check out our paleo pancakes so that way you can celebrate without worrying about gluten or dairy. And part of celebrating guilt-free is to enjoy crepes or pancakes with our healthier Nutella. Hazelnuts are a great source…

Happy Holidays

Earlier this year we opted out of sending you emails and clogging up your inbox.  Instead, we referred you to our Social Media pages, which you can find in the footer of this post, to stay up to date with our wellness news and healthy recipes. However, with Christmas a week away, we wanted to…

PRIORITISING SLEEP FOR WELLBEING AND PERFORMANCE

Lately, it seems everywhere we turn, we are faced by the conflicting messages around what constitutes as healthy behaviours.  But the one thing that is undeniable is the importance of good quality and quantity sleep.  As a society, we are sleeping less than our grandparents, due to our reliance on technology and being constantly “on”.…

Heal Your Gut, Heal Your Life

Imagine a life where your energy levels are high, but your anxiety is low, your sleep is great, your skin is clear and your tummy is flat. If you have suffered from digestive issues, like acid reflux, colitis, diverticulitis, food allergies, peptic ulcers, or any of the symptoms under the broad term IBS, it is very likely…

THE GUT-BRAIN CONNECTION

The link between Anxiety and IBS is no secret. It’s probably the easiest way to understand the gut-brain connection. FOOD AND MOOD A lot of people start their days with cereal or oats or toast. But did you know that those carbohydrates are probably the least beneficial way to balance your energy and your mood…

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING PROTECTS BRAIN AGING

The human brain has approximately 900 billion neurons (nerve cells). We lose an estimated 9,000 neurons daily from our early twenties. This process is accelerated by injury, stress, toxins, and inflammation. However, there is hope! Neuroplasticity allows the brain to reorganise and compensate for the loss of neurons by forming new neural connections. There is…