It seems dairy free milks are fast becoming our preferred choice when it comes to our morning brew, smoothie, or breakfast cereal, and that's a good thing considering the MANY issues associated with cow's milk. (You can read more about these in a previous post I wrote here and here). But one diary free milk that's quickly gaining popularity, is coconut milk. The humble coconut is renowned as a wonder food, thanks to being rich in fatty acids - namely lauric acid - which ma
There’s a lot of talk about whether eating organically produced food is worth the money and health benefits. This is something I get consulted on regularly, including a recent article I contributed to for Fernwood Gym’s magazine. My advice when it comes to buying organic food, at the very least stick to organic eggs and chicken (you can read why here) and avoid non-organic varieties of ‘THE DIRTY DOZEN’ fruit and vegetables – created by The Environmental Working Group (EWG).
New York is one of my favourite cities in the world. I love the buzz and energetic vibe, and although America is typically synonymous with bagels, cheesy pizza and deep fried fast food take away on every street corner, staying healthy in New York is actually far easier than you may think, even if you're gluten and dairy intolerant like me. Below are my favourite healthy New York hangs, and for all you coffee lovers, don't worry, I've included a few fantastic coffee shops and
The case against cow's dairy and whether it plays an 'essential role in our health', is an age old argument, causing plenty of controversy and a divide amongst health professionals. To help dispel much of the confusion surrounding cow's dairy and the role it plays in our diet, I've broken down the science for you so you can be clear about the facts on this supposed 'essential food' and whether we really need to consume cow's dairy for strong, healthy bones. We're taught from