June 6, 2017

Weightloss detectives: Power up your Genes for Greater Success

Let me ask you a question. How long has it been since you felt good in your body? I mean really good. Are you waiting till summer, hoping you can hide under winter wollies before you think about the next diet? If you made the commitment to finally fit into that favourite dress again – you know the one in the back of the wardrobe waiting for that magic day – would you cut calories, hit the gym, or try […]
February 22, 2017

Can Vitamin D fight aging?

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” ― Andy Rooney Aging is an unavoidable part of life, but does it have to start so quickly?  it’s painfully visible on the outside and we all lament the grey hairs and the smile lines, but on the inside it’s a more intricate story. At the end of every chromosome is a ‘cap’ or a telomere that […]
February 25, 2014

Eat to suit your headspace

We often group depression under one umbrella, but in fact, depression is experienced differently by everyone. For some it’s an experience of bubbling resentful anger, for others the inability to get off the couch. By drawing on the ancient traditions, Dr Henry Emmons, a American Psychiatrist, has new way of looking at your style of depression based on a western understanding of neurotransmitters, TCM approach to the elements and Ayurvedic Doshas.
November 7, 2013

High Intensity Interval Training for Weight Loss – Power Up!

When I talk to people about their exercise habits, I get two basic themes over and over: “Um,……..does getting up from my desk count as ‘activity’?  or “I’m at the gym for two hours a day, four days a week, doing weights and aerobics and my personal trainer is upping the intensity……but I haven’t lost any weight yet. Do you think I need to do more?” For the Answer A – absolutely. Our body’s are built to move and bad […]