Advice and tips

10 Ways to Jazz Up Your Veggies

vegetables

Wake up the sleeping princess on your plate… Vegetables are the mainstay of a healthy diet. While much of the nutrition research is contradictory, to say the least (‘coffee is good for you’; ‘no, coffee is bad for your heart’; ‘milk … Continue reading

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15 ideas for good-for-you snacks

Snack time is often when the hand goes to an unhealthy and un-energising sweet treat – a biscuit (or five or six), a chocolate bar from the vending machine, a piece of cake. How about these as alternative options? Sweet … Continue reading

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15 no-cheese, no-ham sandwich ideas

wholesome, healthy sandwich

Anyone who knows me knows that, for health and energy reasons, I’m not a big bread fan. I used to be, years ago. Baking is what got me started in the kitchen in the first place, and for years I … Continue reading

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20 different breakfast ideas

young man drinking an energising smoothie

Are you at a loss as to what to eat for your first meal of the day? Or bored with the same thing you’ve been eating every morning for the last 20 years? Here are 20 fresh and different breakfast … Continue reading

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Additives – top ones to avoid

additives

Not all E-numbers (the European indication for additives) were born equal. Some are worse than others. Below is a list of some top additives to avoid due to their various effects. Google up any of them and you’ll find mountains … Continue reading

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Calcium – alternative sources

milk as just one calcium source

When thinking of calcium, most people immediately reach out for the milk carton in the fridge. Here is a list of alternative, good sources of calcium with the added advantage that they actively boost calcium levels without leaching any (see … Continue reading

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Cancer – self-help resources

This page was written for the benefit of anyone out there who has had to look cancer in the eye. You may have just been diagnosed, you may be undergoing treatment or you may be post-treatment and in remission. If … Continue reading

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Cause(s) and prevention of breast and prostate cancer

Estrogen dominant cancers (breast, prostate) are fueled by estrogen, a hormone produced in fat tissue. Although there are numerous reasons why women predominantly experience estrogen dominance (use of birth control, menopause and pregnancy), women, men, and teenagers alike are increasingly … Continue reading

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Choosing a nutrition college

graduate receiving nutrition diploma

Many of you have written to me asking for advice on the right nutrition college. In the following article I will explain the different options available and what I believe you should be looking for before committing to a particular … Continue reading

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Cook books for health

author Vardit Kohn with her two cookbooks

The way to a healthier you goes directly through the kitchen and yes, it does mean more time spent cooking than it takes to defrost a synthetic pizza in the microwave. If you read this article, I assume you have … Continue reading

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