Are you sitting near another person at the moment? Have you been talking to someone else recently? Thinking of someone else? On current estimates, one in nearly every two people alive today will develop cancer in their lifetime. That is way too many. But if you have someone else near to you, that is two people. So who might it be? How good would it be to save a life in 2013?Read More
Yes that’s right. Black beans are totally superfoods. Betcha weren’t aware of that piece of culinary insight. They may not look fancy, have a fancy name, or come from some fancy forest, but these little beans pack one hell of a nutritious punch. Let’s call forward their list of achievements:Read More
You would have to have been hiding under a cheeseburger for the past few years if you’ve missed all of the buzz about coconut oil. This controversial product has the health world split down the middle – those of us into holistic health love it, while those who stick to the “food pyramid” style of nutrition loath it. So, who is right?Read More
Today’s Foodie Friday is someone I love, admire and have so much respect for. Sam Gowing is a therapeutic chef, an award-winning clinical nutritionist, a renowned teacher of food as medicine, and author of The Healing Feeling. She is also the creator of Food, Health, Wealth, a company that provides culinary and marketing solutions to the wellness industry. Sam is also one of my healthtalks co-hosts, lending her knowledge and incredible kitchen skills as our superstar chef.Read More
Your virtual inspiration board! A collection of inspirational sayings and words of wisdom.Read More
GUEST POST BY LEANNE VOGEL.
Throughout my journey to live a healthier life, I’ve found that caring about what I put in my body becomes effortless when I’m inspired to create excitement around the foods that I’m eating. Whether I’ve transformed an apple into a healthy muffin or a tablespoon of nut butter into a tasty dip, a bit of creativity goes a long way in making me feel good about my eating habits.
I approach my water consumption with the same vigor as I do everything else in my life – I want it to be full of color, flavour and authenticity. No artificial flavours or colors, fizzy water, water with extra vitamins, or water that costs $5.00 per bottle either. I just want the plain stuff… with a bit of pizzazz.Read More
I’m so excited about today’s interview with my good friend Dr Sherrill Sellman. A little while ago Sherrill told me about something called Nutritional Genomic Testing, which is a simple test that tells you, based on your genes, where you are most vulnerable and most at risk for creating poor health.Read More
A couple of weeks ago on healthtalks Nat and Mel chatted with Dorota Trupp all about gut health and the importance of including probiotic foods in the diet. Today we’re going one step further by showing you how to actually make some of these probiotic foods. Nat and Mel are back in the kitchen, this time with Dorota’s husband Walter – a guru when it comes to fermenting foods.Read More
If I had just five second to stand up on a global soap box and declare something to the masses, it would be this: Being healthy does not mean deprivation. In order to adopt a clean and healthy diet, you don’t actually have to give anything up. It’s simply about educating yourself and swapping out junk foods by replacing them with foods that are natural, whole, nutritious and way more satisfying.Read More