My partner, Chris and I have been renovating and decorating our beach house in Marcoola for the last few months and it’s now ready for guests! We bought the property in 2015 and lived there for a year. It was so good to be a 2minute walk from the beach, my favourite cafe, Little Boat … Continue reading The Old Kiosk Holiday House, Marcoola Beach
For those of us attempting to sculpt our bodies into lean, toned dream machines we may feel pressured to buy a top-of-the-range protein supplement. They promise gains in muscle, loss of fat, increased energy and a whole list of reasons to rush out and buy a 10kg bucket TODAY! The market is flooded with various concoctions touting secret ingredients and formulations (many of which read like a pharmacy textbook), but do we need all this to support our exercise regimes?
I’m sure you’ve seen smoothies of all colours, flavours and weird ingredients absolutely everywhere lately, especially on social media. They sure do look incredible! The colours, the crazy toppings all the beautifully styled and layered into a tantalisingly over-filled glass. No Insta-worthy shake is complete without an abstract superfood or unheard-of ingredient like cacao nibs, bee pollen, Himalayan cherry root, powdered crickets, edible irises, camel milk or dried beetroot… Ok, I made up one of those (yes, just one) but you get the idea – the main criteria of a smoothie (or even better, a smoothie bowl) is dictated by how photogenic it is. Of course it’s great to see people embracing healthy food and making it trendy, but let’s not be fooled by the “health halo” that surrounds some of these foods. Just because you look incredible slurping on a smoothie artwork, perhaps they aren’t all they’re cracked up to be….
Back from another incredible few weeks of Ben Wilson Kite Weeks in Fiji. Here are a few photos plus the new clip we shot there to give you an idea of what to expect. Already next year’s trips are selling out but you can join the wait list for cancellations here.
Thanks to everyone plus of course Mandy & Scotty for another incredible year. See you all again in 2017!
Over the last few months I’ve been helping my partner manage a low FODMAP diet to treat bloating and discomfort and help address his gut dysbiosis. Continue reading Treating IBS: The FODMAP Diet Explained
It comes as no surprise, but a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry(1) has found that maternal consumption of ‘junk food’ results in increased mental health issues. More reason than ever to take care of yourself and your child by eating the best pregnancy foods you can. … Continue reading A Very Basic Guide to Pregnancy Nutrition
Sometimes being healthy seems overwhelming, confusing and just too complicated. It’s not. Most people can make some simple changes that over time will have a huge impact. One good technique for breaking things down into small, attainable chunks is to take on one tip from the below each week until in a few weeks you’re … Continue reading Simple Tips to Sustained Weight-loss & Wellbeing