6 Diet and Lifestlye Tips to help you reduce your cancer risk

Posted by Emily on 23 Feb 2015 at 17:56
On 4 Feb it was world cancer awareness day.  So, I thought that before the month of February is over, it would be fitting for me to write a post about some practical things that you can do to help to reduce your cancer risk.  The development of cancer is a complex process with many contributing fa...

5 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Pregnancy!

Posted by Emily on 16 Feb 2015 at 23:49
Today marks the last day of national pregnancy awareness month. There is so much research coming out about the importance of the mother’s nutritional status BEFORE, and DURING pregnancy. Your food choices before and during pregnancy have a lifelong impact on the health of your child. Wow, quite a...

Celebs we met and food we ate at the Stellenbosch ‘Slow Market’

Posted by Emily on 25 Jan 2015 at 21:59
The Stellenbosch Slow Market was hot (like 38 degrees Celsius kind of hot!) and happening this Saturday morning. Bob the famous French Bulldog and the Expresso show were hosting a dog pageant and interviewing the market stall owners.       Our dear little pup Bella (follow thi...

How to make your 2015 health New Year’s resolutions last

Posted by Emily on 15 Jan 2015 at 14:04
I feel divided in my opinion on health-related New Years resolutions. On one hand, when I hear about someone’s health New Year’s resolutions, I get excited and encouraged that people are prioritising their health. It makes me happy that at New Years, a time of naturally reflecting on the year g...

3 more ‘Do’s’ for a happy, healthy holiday!

Posted by Emily on 7 Oct 2014 at 22:58
Drink lots of water. We should be getting in 6-8 glasses of water per day. Make sure that you stick to this during the holiday season, even though you may not be in your usual routine. Often when we think that we are hungry and we start nibbling on something, we are actually thirsty. So, make...