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Should We Be Burning Fat Or Glucose For Fuel?

Should We Be Burning Fat Or Glucose For Fuel?

The explosion of the obesity epidemic has made me think about the dilemma individuals face around eating fat. Fat is often directly co-related with an increasing waistline and increase in fat storage. However, if things were that simple, we would have an explanation...

Do Hormones Change Mood?

Do Hormones Change Mood?

Do hormones change mood, or does mood changes affect hormones? The chicken and the egg conundrum.   This is a topic that practitioners like me have grappled with for many years. I have always been interested in the relationship of stress, and how brain health and...

Daylight Savings Time, Circadian Rhythms and Cardiovascular Health

Daylight Savings Time, Circadian Rhythms and Cardiovascular Health

If you are living in the part of the world where Daylight savings occurs, and it has thrown you for a loop, you are not alone. If you are like me and have very strong Circadian Rhythms, you are completely thrown off and feel disorientated. I almost feel like I spend...

Unveiling GLP-1: Debunking The Myths And Uncovering The Facts

Unveiling GLP-1: Debunking The Myths And Uncovering The Facts

Today’s blog is something I’ve been wanting to talk about for some time, but have been on the side lines waiting for more research to be established so that I can have a better idea of what is happening with Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy. I first heard about GLP-1’s...

The Macronutrient Focus: Why Quality Matters More than Quantity

The Macronutrient Focus: Why Quality Matters More than Quantity

Happy Easter Everyone! I hope everyone around the world had a great weekend. Today’s blog is one of my favourite topics. Calories versus Macronutrients and why I focus more on macronutrients versus the traditional calorie counting in meals.   In the realm of...

My Experience With The Ketogenic Diet

My Experience With The Ketogenic Diet

My encounter with the ketogenic Diet or perhaps the first mention to me was introduced by Dave Asprey and the introduction of his “Bulletproof Coffee”. I instantly became very fascinated with this diet although apart from having delicious coffee, I didn’t really pay...

I Have Adrenal Fatigue, But I Love Coffee

I Have Adrenal Fatigue, But I Love Coffee

Coffee, ahh that wonderful cup of Joy. It’s no mistake that it’s the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Touted for its health benefits on the heart, brain, glucose utilization, and fat loss etc, coffee has re-gained a lot of its popularity in the last two...

My Experience with Cryotherapy and Cold Plunging (Part 1)

My Experience with Cryotherapy and Cold Plunging (Part 1)

In the past few months, I’ve become very intrigued with cold therapy. After being an avid infrared sauna user for years, I thought I should dip my toes in cold water…literally! After hearing numerous benefits of cold exposure on stress, exercise recovery, heart rate...

The Importance of Sleep

The Importance of Sleep

As Mathew Walker so beautifully said in his book, “Why we Sleep”, Sleep is Mother Nature’s best attempt at Immortality. If sleep has persisted throughout evolution, there may be more to sleep than we comprehend. In my opinion, it is the end all and be all of good...

“That Gut-Feeling”

“That Gut-Feeling”

This conversation on “The Feels with Charmian Tan” where I talked about the Gut-brain axis and how it interlinks to the “gut feeling” was an appealing opportunity for me. I for one have always been someone to follow my gut feeling and have made numerous decisions based on just “that” feeling.

Why I Love Berries

Why I Love Berries

Let’s face it guys, if you’ve managed to walk into my room this year, I’ve recommended some berries to you. It’s been a very berry year for me and all for good reason. Covid-19 has brought upon the consumption of more antioxidants than ever, and berries are probably...