Previously, I wrote about the foods that help and aggravate your stomach bloating symptoms. I had really positive feedback from it so I know many people are affected by it in some form or other (it’s also one of the most common symptoms I see in nutrition clinics). If you regularly feel bloated (once a week or more), talking to or working with a...Read More
Take a moment right now and place one hand on your chest and the other on your belly, and observe how you’re breathing.
Are your breaths short and shallow, and is the hand on your chest moving to your breath?Read More
"Meditation" or "mindfulness" or the combination of both "mindfulness meditation" seem to be the buzz words these days. What is it? Why should you care? How do you begin? Let's get down to the...Read More
I've just returned from a one-week holiday in Portugal - staying in a beautiful house in the mountains in Malveira da Serra, near Sintra, and heading to the beach everyday at Cascais. I'd gotten to the point where I was near a burnout - taking on project after project at work, and also heading to nutrition school in London every other weekend (while living in Amsterdam...Read More
Hola! Hope everyone is all settled into their groove in 2014 by now. Say what, it's FEBRUARY already?! Oo er, where did the time go? As always in January, friends joke that they avoid the gym as it tends to be packed with people who are on their "new year's resolution" kick to get fit. The gym-bunny regulars notice that it tends to get super packed the first few weeks, but...Read More
AMSTERDAMMERS!! My awesome friends at We Are Pi are throwing a benefit/ auction to help the displaced people of the Philippines. It's happening tomorrow night, Dec 11, Wednesday 8pm onwards at Rokin 75.
I'm contributing this health booster session for auction: - 1hr private one-on-one yoga class. - Followed by a 30min protein-kick green smoothie session.Read More
Eating well while on the road can usually be a challenge - you don't have a kitchen on hand to prepare nutritious meals, you're in a different timezone that's turned your whole system upside down, let alone your digestive tract, you've usually been flying for some time, so dehydrated skin and water retention or bloating (blechhh!) can happen. Basically - it's not pretty. And add to that you're on foreign ground, so navigating your way to good food can be tricky especially if you're in some place off the beaten track...Read More