Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

For many years I’ve been against the idea of juice cleanses. I don’t believe that in three days you can truly make lasting changes to the body. Let’s face it, a crappy diet or lifestyle isn’t going to be fixed in three days. If you truly have issues with junk food, or even issues with…… Continue reading Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

There are few other places in the world where there is such a market for meal delivery plans as the UAE. Once the domain of those losing weight or bodybuilders on strict macronutrient plans, the UAE has adopted meal delivery plans as its own version of high-end fast food. The plans usually include five days…… Continue reading Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

Food Allergies? Six Tell Tale Signs Your Food May Be Ruining Your Health And Fitness Goals

Sick of feeling bloated, fatigued, down, or struggling to lose weight? It may just be that you’re suffering from food intolerances. We really are what we ‘digest’, not only what we eat. Here, Dr Nasim Ashraf, an internal and functional medicine specialist with over 35 years experience and head of the DNA Health Clinic in…… Continue reading Food Allergies? Six Tell Tale Signs Your Food May Be Ruining Your Health And Fitness Goals

To dairy or not to dairy? The great milk debate

The more we learn about nutrition, the more the advice becomes confusing. There is an ever growing list of foods we aren’t meant to eat, whether or not a person is insensitive or intolerant of them, so what to do? One of the big ones is dairy. Some people are staunchly against it, saying the…… Continue reading To dairy or not to dairy? The great milk debate

Over doing it? Training, hormones & body image

Usually, my blogs are either inspired by my own personal experiences or by the many amazing people I am fortunate enough to meet. Recently, I’ve totally shifted my attitude to my training and yoga practice and begun to reflect more on this since meeting Dr Maria Ridao Alonso from Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre. A ‘conventional’ doctor, she also…… Continue reading Over doing it? Training, hormones & body image

Food intolerance: it’s not a fad diet

All too often when you tell people you can’t eat something, whether it’s gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, maybe like me, all of the above, people will assume you’re ‘on a diet’. So I thought it was a chance for me to explain here that really, food intolerances aren’t a choice, they’re not a diet, they’re…… Continue reading Food intolerance: it’s not a fad diet