Depression, anxiety and mental health – the nutritional connection

The human brain is an exceptionally complicated organ with around 100 billion brain cells in the average adult. Every single emotion, thought and action relies on communication between these cells and it is the role of chemicals called neurotransmitters to trigger this communication. Research has shown that most mental disorders involve imbalanced levels of or…

Chia Seed Pudding – Paleo

2 tablespoons organic chia seeds Pinch of himalayan or sea salt 3/4 tablespoon raw honey (or stevia, or a combination of both) 3/4 cup of almond milk or coconut milk OR (my favourite for an incredibly creamy texture) 1/2 cup coconut cream plus 1/4 cup filtered water 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Optional – 1 teaspoon nutmeg…

Vegetarian Protein Combining

What are proteins? Proteins are the building blocks of the body, needed to construct virtually all parts of the body such as cells, tissue, organs, fluids, enzymes and hormones. A protein is made up of individual amino acids, most of which can be synthesised within the body. However, there are 9 amino acids which cannot…