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  • 90 Day Food & Skin Challenge starting 12.2.2018

      together with 90 Day Challenge Start 12of February Overview: This will be an easy to follow food and skin health program. No special skills needed but arrive with an open mindRead More…

    Slippery Elm Porridge

    Get earthy and eat to heal. Start to repair your root with a bark. Slippery elm can easily be made into a tea, but you can also whip it into a littleRead More…

    Try this gut lovin’ super herb – Slippery Elm

    What do the following symptoms have in common? * bloating * allergies * eczema * depression Can you guess what’s at the root of all those expressions? It’s your gut. That’s right,Read More…

    Fungal Infections and Parasites

    We all have them in our bodies to some extent, but how do you know if they are getting out of control and causing problems for you? Well here are just aRead More…

    Detox Cleanse for Health, Vitality, and Rejuvenation

    Are your pants a little tight after all that festive indulging? Feeling a little more sluggish than usual? Why do a Detox Cleanse? We cleanse our body to clear symptoms, treat disease,Read More…

    The Importance of Sprouting

    What is sprouting? Sprouting is an alternative term for germinating, although the sprouting process goes a little beyond basic germination and results in a partially grown or young plant. In a rawRead More…

    Fungi and parasites

    We all have them in our bodies to some extent, but how do you know if they are getting out of control and causing problems for you? Well here are just aRead More…

    Blueberry Morning

    Ingredients ½ cup fresh blueberries 1 banana, chopped (optional) ½ cup buckwheat soaked/sprouted 2 Tbs chopped almonds, presoaked 2 Tbs ground chia seeds 1 Tbs ground flaxseed 1. Choose favourite nut milkRead More…

    8 week Challenge

    Want to get rid of that belly fat?

    Take the 6 week Eat, Move and be Healthy WELLness Challenge. You get Body composition and muscle mass report 2 workout sessions @ 40 min. per week 30 min nutrition session perRead More…

    Are you Stressed?

    Stress in and of itself is not the problem. Stress is a part of living. There is no life that is lived without stress. More importantly, the human body is superbly designedRead More…

    Do You Know The Right Diet For Your Metabolism?

    If you (or anyone else for that matter) do not already know the answer to that question, finding out can prove an overwhelming if not impossible undertaking. Where can one go toRead More…

    Spring Cleanse

    Do you lack in energy and vitality? Join us for a 7 day Spring Cleanse! Start on Monday, 26 of September Most of us don‘t even think about doing a periodic cleansingRead More…

    Kale Chips

    Ingredients 2 bunches kale, broken into large pieces Marinade: 1 cup cashews – soaked 2-4 hours and drained (other nuts and seeds are nice too) ¼ cup tamari ½ cup water ~Read More…

    Buckwheat Power Grawnola

    Ingredients ¾ cup chopped walnuts ¾ cup chopped pecans ½ cup almonds, preferably soaked and rinsed 1 cup pecans 1 cup dates, pitted 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/8  teaspoon sea salt 2 cupsRead More…

    Buckwheat

    Energizing and nutritious, buckwheat is available throughout the year and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge. While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain,Read More…

    How can excess Carbohydrates lead to obesity, diabetes and all sorts of trouble?

    What are the vital things we need to survive? Air, water and the macronutrients like protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Plus the micronutrients like minerals, vitamins and enzymes. The carbohydrates can get usRead More…

    Strong Bones Smoothie

    Ingredients 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 banana 2 cups kale leaves 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nettles 1 teaspoon alfalfa 1 teaspoon horsetail 1 cupRead More…

    Osteoporosis. Natural ways to improve your bone health

    Your skeleton is a masterpiece of nature. When healthy, it lasts a lifetime. In fact your bones continually remodel and rebuild themselves every ten years. They provide the structure for your body,Read More…

    Bones Don’t Crack Crackers

    Ingredients 1/2 cup chia seeds, soaked in 2 C water for at least 4 hours 1/2 cup onion , roughly chopped 1 large tomato , roughly chopped 4 cups green cabbage, finelyRead More…

    Case Story – Male, 50 years old, high BP lost 13 kg

    Case Story: Client, male 50 years old, high blood pressure(under medication). His weight on 30.7.2010 was 102.9 kg. Went on Shake it program that includes nutritional advise. We only added some proteinRead More…

    8 Steps to Good Nutrition

    1. Keep it simple. This simply means choosing the least processed forms of foods (specifically carbohydrates) when building the majority of your meals. Typically, the less processed the foods and the closerRead More…

    Cooking methods are as important as food selection.

    Selecting the proper food preparation method is equally important as selecting the right foods. Some foods require cooking while others are best whole and live. Cooking methods affect nutrition of the foodsRead More…

    Energy Muesli

    Yummy, for that extra bost in the morning Suitability: Vegan, Vegetarian, Caeliac

    Roasted Pumpkin, Smoked Paprika and Cashew Dip

    Ideal summer snack. Suitability: Vegan, Vegetarian

    The Benefits of Soaking Nuts and Seeds

    Soaking nuts, grains, seeds, and legumes Nature has set it up so that the nut, grain and seed may survive until proper growing conditions are present. Nature’s defense mechanism includes nutritional inhibitorsRead More…

    Health protecting Mineral – Selenium

    This time I like to look at some of the minerals that we need for good health. Selenium falls in the category of a metallic antioxidant. That is, a metal that preventsRead More…

    Could how we store our food affect our health?

    The chemical industry has developed more than 90,000 man-made chemicals in the last sixty years. Eighty-five percent of them have never undergone testing for their impact on the human body. The lastRead More…

    Minerals – we can’t live without them.

    Every living cell on this planet depends on minerals for proper functioning. Minerals are needed for the proper composition of body fluids, the formation of blood and bone, the maintenance of healthyRead More…

    Zinc, The defence mineral

    Scientists first discovered zinc was as essential nutrient for the growth of living organisms in 1869. The requirements for zinc in human health was proven in the early 1960’s.Since then researchers haveRead More…