Health and Nutrition | Lifestyle

Why using natural deodorant is so important (and a review of my favorite one right now!)

In light of breast cancer awareness month I thought I’d highlight the importance of using natural deodorant. Studies have shown that using antiperspirant under the armpits is linked to an increase risk in breast cancer. This is due mostly to the fact that it is applied close to the breast and contains harmful chemicals that are…

Health and Nutrition | Lifestyle

7 Ways You Can Boost Your Brain Power

Are you doomed to slower reflexes and poor memory as you age? Science doesn’t seem to think so… Every person’s brain, like their body, is uniquely different. Not everyone is subject to the slowing down of mental faculties that tends to come with aging. The Benefits of Brain Exercises Like every muscle, the brain needs…

Health and Nutrition

Your Gut Health Matters

I think Hippocrates had his head screwed on right and so I’m going to take his point of view on gut health seriously. Of course it is a bit of an over exaggeration to say that ALL disease begins in the gut, but your gastrointestinal system still plays a BIG role in your health. The…

Recipes

Christmas Spice Cookies

How is it that Christmas is already around the corner? I’m pretty sure we were in June yesterday. Well I don’t know about you but it suddenly dawned on me that it’s Christmas in like 2 seconds and so it’s crucial to start making festive treats. My favourite treats for this festive season are: Mince…