Sufficient quality sleep has so many health benefits. I recently did a deep dive into an aspect of sleep which I found quite surprising; sleep impacts our ability to manage our weight. Yes, it’s true. Getting sufficient good quality sleep moderates our appetite. There are three players identified in this;
Salads are an important element of any whole foods diet. I love experimenting with seasonal salad ingredients, and different combinations of ingredients for taste and texture. Most of us do not eat enough vegetables so I try to incorporate leafy greens at every meal, and a salad often finds a
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a long term (chronic) neurological condition that effects the nervous and immune systems. According to Emerge Australia, it is estimated there are around 250,000 Australians living with ME/CFS. Those with ME/CFS experience pain and fatigue associated with post-exertional malaise
Drinking sufficient good quality water is required to keep you hydrated, and keep your body’s processes running well. Whilst there is some disagreement about how much we should drink, I suggest letting thirst be your guide. This requires having good connection with your body, and understanding that sometimes when you
Often when focusing on health people think of areas such as exercise, nutrition, sleep and stress management, and for good reason. Research is highlighting another area to consider, when thinking about health. It’s community. Why? Loneliness is more likely to contribute to poor health than: Humans require connection and acceptance.