Star fruit – the super-fruit

Today I write about how high-acid fruits – specifically the Star Fruit – which I absolutely love the flavour of (and usually buy by the dozen when it’s in season). Here’s what Food Facts has to say on this topic [1]: The greatest amount of nutrients in star fruit is derived from vitamin C, providing […]

Eat Vegan Protein for Weight Loss

Today I’m examining a post written on Draxe.com – basically I’ll look at various premises they have introduced, and explore it to a deeper level. For a number of reasons, plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in developing countries. Whether for ethical or health-conscious reasons, people are increasingly hungry for high-quality plant-based protein foods. (1) Quality protein foods are essential […]

Water for weight loss

People don’t believe it when I tell them that drinking the right amount of water per day can help weight loss. I guess that’s because its such an obvious and simple remedy, people simply want to run away from it… Drink before a meal Because water is an appetite suppressant, drinking it before meals can make […]

Peanut Butter is Bad for Weight Loss

There’s so many people talking about using Peanut Butter as a weightloss tool. Unfortunately the unhealthy aspect of peanut butter is shrouded – probably intentionally – by supposed ‘health food’ propaganda. But the truth cannot be hidden. Here I make a case for exactly what’s in the box, and why you should take due precautions […]

Vegan food

I’ll be drawing upon the wisdom of our friends at The Spruce. The essence here is to explain what a Raw Vegan diet is, and how it can impact health positively! The basics: A raw food vegan diet consists of unprocessed raw vegan foods that have not been heated above 115 degrees Fahrenheit (46 degrees Celsius). This automatically excludes […]

Weight loss at 35

The body slows its metabolism as you transition from a ripe 20-something to a slower 30-something. Here I’m focusing on understanding how the slowing effect impacts you, and how you can continue living like you did at 20! While you might have been able to eat whatever you wanted in your teens and 20s without […]

Tooth Health and Dental Wellness

I wanted to do an analytical report on how dental treatments have changed over time. Once upon a time (circa 5000BC) Ayurveda used essential oils to treat the teeth with exceptional success. Then came the age old practices of dental surgical correction. Fast forward to the 1950s, and modern medicine is re-inventing the same wheel […]

And why do you NOT get gas when you’re on a Raw Diet?

Releasing gas is a common thing in most workplaces – it’s commonly a source of embarassment to the perpetrator, and a source of nose-wrinkling for those around. But why does it happen? Here’s the 3 main causes and their cures. Too much fat Fat produces foul smelling gas.  In The 80/10/10 Diet Dr. Doug Graham recommends consuming […]