After the holiday period you may be feeling like you need a little bit of a detox… Ok, maybe a BIG detox. Now of course our amazing little body’s are very capable of detoxifying on their own, but sometimes – and especially after the holiday period – our liver can benefit from a little help to enhance it’s natural processes.
Coffee scrubs are hugely popular at the moment and it’s no wonder why when we look at the benefits which claim to reduce cellulite as well as smooth and firm the look of our skin. Furthermore, they smell absolutely delicious and are literally good enough to eat. Some coffee scrubs on the market however, are unfortunately very expensive. Why pay $18 for a packet of scrub, when you most likely have all the ingredients you need to make your own in your kitchen!
These days, food is confusing. You only have to step foot into the supermarket to immediately become overwhelmed by the vast amount of products to choose from. Just look at the toothpaste section. Over 20 different types of toothpaste I can choose from that all do the same thing, and I spend 20 minutes choosing one when I only needed to come here to get eggs… Continue reading “Common Mistakes To Avoid When Trying to be “Healthy””
One of the most common questions I get asked is “Should I cut out carbs to lose weight”?
Well, yes. And no. There’s a few good reasons as to why I think cutting carbs is a great idea which I have outlined in my latest Q&A video (see below). One of them being that many studies have shown that low carb diets don’t just reduce our waistlines, but also lower our blood glucose levels, blood pressure, LDL (“bad”) cholesterol patterns, as well as lower triglycerides. Looking at just these few, but very important reasons, is enough to consider reducing the amount of carbohydrates (especially refined carbohydrates) in our diet, HOWEVER, we do have to consider the individual when it comes to any type of “diet” or lifestyle choice.
It seems like everyone is sick with the cold or flu at the moment! Something nasty is definitely doing the rounds, and although it may be good excuse to have a couple of days rest at home (and binge on Orange is the New Black Season 4!) it’s never fun to be stuck with a blocked up nose, sore throat and headache for a few days.