Welcome to my blog Five Reasons Why….
For anything food, fitness and health related I give you five reasons why…. you should be eating chocolate everyday, why coconut oil is good for you, or why you should be mindful…..
Finding balance for me has been the pinnacle of my career change and the most important thing in becoming a yoga teacher. Until just over a year ago, I was living a pretty unhealthy lifestyle. Working all hours as an Assistant Director in TV meant that I never had...read more
(Image curtesy of Steph on Flickr) I eat blueberries everyday in my breakfast and here are five reasons why….. Blueberries are rich in phytochemicals – in particular flavonoids which are responsible for the deep blue color of blueberries. Flavonoids are bursting...read more
Photo curtesy of Carol Mitchell Turmeric is an Indian spice that comes from the root of the curcuma longa, a relation of the ginger family. Nicknamed 'Indian Solid Gold' for all its incredible health benefits. Here are five reasons why you should add a little...read more
(Photo curtesy of Darya Pino) I eat avocados pretty much every single day…there are so many amazing health benefits of eating avocados but here I can only share five reasons why! Avocados are full of healthy fats – in particular monounsaturated oleic acid which...read more
Chia seeds are the tiny black seeds of the plant Salvia Hispanica. Chia means ‘strength’ in South America where these little seeds have been consumed for hundreds of years… I eat them everyday in my yogi breakfast and here are 5 reasons why…. Chia seeds are packed...read more
This week I was asked why flaxseeds are so good for you and I didn’t have a particularly good answer so I wanted to do a little research. Here are 5 reasons why…. Flaxseeds are super high in Omega 3 fatty acids – these beauties are one of the most nutritious fats...read more
Last week in my yoga classes I decided to talk about the breath and why it is so important for us to stop and take a moment to focus on our breath… Here are five reasons why…. Become present – by focusing in on the breath we become present. Our breath is something...read more
A while ago when I was really struggling with exhaustion I went to T2 and asked them for a tea that would give me energy and a boost but without the caffeine crash that comes with coffee. They suggested Matcha Green Tea. Matcha green tea can come in tea bags but the...read more
I used to be a milk chocolate girl all the way but when I was told I had bacteria growing in my stomach (SIBO) causing all sorts of problems and that I should try and avoid sugar I was completely gutted. However my dietician told me that I could eat dark chocolate...read more
People have been very skeptical about coconut oil due to its high calorie count and the fact that it is a saturated fat. However studies are now showing that not only are saturated fats not as bad for us as we once thought, but that coconut oil is immediately...read more
I have recently started to experiment with fermenting food. So far I have made my own sauerkraut and I have a tomato salsa in the process of fermenting. I have struggled with various digestion issues for a long time and had been reading a lot about how fantastic...read more