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Back to School : Back to Health!

 

If you have kids you might have just packed them off to school looking cute and gorgeous in their new freshly pressed uniform, like I have just done. And if you are anything like me you might be saying to yourself that you “need to get back on track” after summer indulgences, less exercise and little structure or routine. And the sundowners with friends on the beach, rich indulgent dinners and delicious desserts with a loved one, carefree pizzas with the kids after a long and fun day mould the memories that we will remember. But, however lovely this all is, it is not…
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Adaptogens for Radiant Skin

 

For years women have obsessed over expensive face creams, lotions and potions with promises of gorgeously glowing, radiant and youthful skin.  We have invested time and money into treatments and procedures to keep us looking younger and the value of the skin care industry reflects our commitment to youthful beauty.  According to market research the Global Skin Care Products Market is to Value US$155.44 billion by 2021: Transparency Market Research – That is a lot of product!!  Ancient traditions didn’t have access to the variety of product available to the modern Western world and relied on nature to provide their…
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My Sugar Story!

 

I have recently been very drawn towards this sweet subject and have felt compelled to share my sugar secrets with you.  For years I haven’t been comfortable with my relationship with sugar as I felt it had a controlling hold over me.  I also felt that I was the only one in the world that felt like this and it was completely unacceptable that someone who was working in the health industry could have an issue with it!   So today I thought I would share my sugar story with you and the fact that I can comfortably be in…
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A NEW Chapter

 

I started 2017 with a deep seated feeling that something BIG was going to change this year and the curiosity grew within me over those early months to the point where I found myself in a low and dark place feeling insecure about myself and unhappy with my life.  I hadn’t admitted to myself before but I had been in a silent internal battle with myself for years, fighting the fact that I should be happy with the life I had living the South of France – after all I was “Living the Dream” as people would tell me.  I…
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How to ditch Sugar with 3 effective tips and get LEAN for summer

 

SUGAR, is a troublesome sweet subject that many of my clients battle with and is an increasingly worrying problem with more and more studies reveal the damaging effects sugar is having on our health. And as a Health Coach and Eating Psychology Practitioner I also personally struggle with sugar too which is very frustrating as I have the nutritional knowledge about how damaging sugar is for my health and I am well aware of all my emotional attachments I have to sugar yet I still find myself craving it and over indulging once in a while!  However over the years I have learnt how to stop fighting sugar and finally developed a healthier relationship with it. Fact is…
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Superfoods – more than just another “healthy” buzz word – My 10 favourites

 

The definition of Superfood – “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being” You are probably already eating an abundance of superfoods if you are already including salmon, nuts, seeds, avocados and blueberries in your diet.  Recent years have shown a gradual rise in “trending” superfoods which are ever increasing to become even more weird and wonderful and you may have heard of some of the more popular ones including goji berries, chia seeds, wheatgrass and maca.  But what about shilajit, lucuma, baobab, alfalfa, chaga and MSM?  Have you come across these yet? For us Westerners…
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5 Superfoods For Healthy Hair

 

Your hair is an important part of who you are. So what happens when your hair begins to lose its healthy shine and strength, and becomes brittle and lack luster? Luckily, there are plenty of methods you can use to improve your hair’s health and bring it back to its former glory. One such way is with the addition of various superfoods to your regular diet. These foods – full of vital nutrients – are an easy and quick way to boost your health and that of your hair. Flax Seeds Inflammation can be a common cause of hair damage…
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The all round Blend for the MEN!

 

I AM Superman is the unique and complete blend of superfoods and nourishing adaptogens to support the needs of the every day Super – MAN! The properties of this blend include: Improving energy, strength, stamina, endurance and athletic performance Recovery after intense exercise Improving focus and concentration Boosted libido. What makes this blend Super?   I AM Superman contains Pea Protein – An energy boosting, digestible protein rich in B vitamins and that improves strength and stamina! It is abundant in MSM – a compound which acts as a detoxifier, including the elimination of lactic acid build-up after strenuous exercise…
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I AM Beautiful – Radiant Beauty that begins within.

 

I AM Beautiful – Radiant Beauty that begins within. I AM Beautiful is a unique blend of powerful adaptogens and superfoods which promotes anti-ageing, skin healing and younger looking skin by working from within.   HERE’S WHY: It contains a huge amount of vitamin C which is vital for collagen synthesis including Goji, Rosehip, Camu Camu and Acai which is one of the highest sources of resveratrol.   It heals from within with nutrients that renew, replenish and revitalise from the inside out, including superfood lucuma which is beneficial for wound-healing, ageing skin and promotes tissue regeneration and adaptogen sea…
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2017 Trending Superfood – Moringa

 

The last few years has seen a consistent rise in superfoods and products containing the word “superfood” and in 2015 alone there was a 36% increase in such food and drink products.  Personally I have been using superfoods for a good 7 or 8 years now and “new trending” products have been my superfood pantry staples for just as for just as long, however the commercial markets are just catching on and cashing in on this new health trend!  As I have said in many of my previous blogs, these foods have been around for thousands of years, they are…
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The low down on Pea Protein!

 

Protein powders are fast becoming popular with fitness enthusiast and it is a buzz word you may hear in the gym and among health conscious people alike. Protein plays an important part of a healthy diet and is part of the essentials macronutrients needed to ensure good health and optimum functioning of the body.  Protein is the building blocks of the body, it is need to create muscle muscle which effectively promotes faster fat burning, it is also needed for a healthy endocrine system and helps to balance hormones levels. Lack of protein in the diet can: A slow and…
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Make way for Adaptogens!

 

You have may have noticed the word “Adaptogen” popping up all a lot on my website and social media since the launch of the I AM Superfood Blends and you would not be alone if you are thinking “Adapt – a – what?” Adaptogens are the hottest new health trend since cold pressed juice and even Gwyneth Paltrow swears by them.  Funky juice bars and cool cafes are adding them into smoothies and gradually the word is spreading. What are they and why do we need them? In simple terms adaptogens are healing herbs that help the body well – adapt!  They…
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