sugar cubes

 

Sugar-Free or Just Less Sugar?

Wendyl Nissen interviewed Jamie Oliver recently for the The Australian Women’s Weekly.    Wendyl reports – ‘we spent a lot of time talking about the sugar tax which he and his followers managed to get introduced to Britain. From 2018 a 20% tax will be applied to any drink over 8mg of sugar – and the producer pays, not the …

 

various vegetables, on a white bench

 

What Is Clean Eating?

It’s not often (maybe never) that I find myself ahead of any trends, but after reading this definition of what clean eating actually is, I’m feeling trendy. Clean eating is a term that all of you have no doubt heard, but I’ve always thought of it as rather vague and broad. It’s really quite simple, though and is actually a great guidance …

 

coffee granules on white bench top

 

Teeccino

As you all know, I don’t drink coffee or tea anymore, so I am always on the lookout for a coffee substitute. I recently met a friend at Unbakery Café in Kingsland, Auckland,  and was introduced to a great herbal coffee substitute called Teeccino. It is made out of organic chicory, organic carob, organic barley, organic chicory, dates, almonds, organic …

 

the new health rules boo

 

Healthy Living Book

I’m always interested in new ones and recently bought The New Health Rules:Simple Changes to Achieve Whole Body Wellness. I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone wanting to change their lifestyle and get healthy. A lot of the content is things you and I already know such as throwing out chemical laden cleaning and beauty products, but it also has some lovely …

 

various alcohol drinks

 

Alcohol = 7 Different Cancers

I’m sure this comes as no surprise, or at least not a big surprise, but there is now enough evidence to implicate alcohol in the development of 7 different types of cancer. I can’t imagine alcohol being treated anything like our old friend, the cigarette, anytime soon—especially not in New Zealand, but it would be great if there was more education on this. …