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Cocoa vs Cacao

Image found here By now, I’m sure you would have seen cacao used in lots of healthy cooking recipes.  I thought I’d let you in on a little secret.  Sure cacao is higher in antioxidants, but humble old cooca is still fabulous too. Let’s take a look at cocoa vs cacao – starting with a […]

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Change your thinking, improve your eating.

Changing mindset, thoughts and behaviours around how we feel about our bodies and our eating behaviours is something I’m really passionate about.  Too many women spend their lives yoyo dieting, fixated on good foods/bad foods and have an unhealthy relationship with food – but it doesn’t have to be this way. I mentioned on Facebook […]

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Tastebud detox – how to retrain your tastebuds

Sometimes a few treats here and there end up becoming more and more treats – and before you know it you’ve slipped into some not so healthy eating patterns and are constantly craving junk food.  If this sounds like you, don’t fret!  You can beat it. It’s absolutely possible to retrain our taste buds to […]

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Coconut oil vs olive oil – what’s really healthier?

In recent years, olive oil has fallen out of favour in the media/blogsphere while coconut oil has taken over as a favourite.   Some of the claims about coconut oil are a  little over hyped.  Sure it has it’s place, but unfortunately many of the claims are more marketing than science.  So what’s healthier, coconut oil […]

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Lessons from the world’s healthiest diets

Today it seems as if everyone has an opinion on what the healthiest diet is – from paleo, to grain free to vegetarian. The truth is there are lots of health ways to eat, as I outlined here.  One thing I’m not sold on that grains and legumes are “unhealthy” and “bad for you”. Sure […]

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Eating “normally”

  I’ve been thinking a lot about eating and been trying to figure out how it all became so hard.  As a child,  you’d eat when you were hungry, stop when you were full (well, unless your parents made you eat everything on your plate…) and you’d feel so special when you got given a […]

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