The postpartum period has been both magical and difficult for me. Filled to the brim with love for my baby, the days have drifted by in a haze of cuddles and kisses. But it’s also been hard to come to terms with a body that’s pretty well unrecognisable. With a floppy tummy, cellulite, sudden lack ...

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myths about calcium plant-based

Got milk? No thanks! We’ve all seen the adverts. The message is clear: thou shalt drink milk. And the belief that calcium can only be found in dairy products is now hard-wired into our collective consciousness. But what if this was a myth propagated by those who profit from widespread consumption of dairy products? What if we ...

These tasty morsels are nutritionally dense, raw and vegan. They’re also super quick and easy to make. The magical green ingredient in these energy bars, and what makes them so nutritious, is moringa. More-what? Perhaps you’re thinking this is just another wacky *must have* superfood that’s all hype and no trousers. It’s the new kid on the block of ...

Or, the case for not getting duped. You’ll have noticed that the Internet is awash with New Year miracle detox plans right now. The detox industry is very sneaky at highjacking our heartfelt motivation for a New Year health kick in order to make a quick buck. It doesn’t have our longterm wellbeing in mind. A lot of bogus ...

Remember learning about the food pyramid at school? How it was the model for a perfectly balanced diet? Well, I’d like to take exception to this received wisdom if I may, for a couple of reasons. For one it’s a total carb party (carbs make up the biggest portion of the pyramid), and for two, the best food on the planet, greens, ...

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