Nutrition

What you eat has a direct impact on the quality of your life! Nutrition is especially important to feed your active body to not only maintain it but to fuel it so that you can enjoy your active lifetime.

Here you will find recipes, advice and useful references to help improve your diet and supercharge your life.

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” -Brillat-Savarin

BEING WHOLE: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED – Plant-Based Food

Our family’s transition to plant-based food Only a few years ago my life looked completely different. With two young children, then 12 and 14, and our own business, I was working 24/7. I did volunteer work on the side, and had no time for myself. We lived on a Caribbean ‘paradise’ island. Every now and […]

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Is unstable blood sugar preventing you from achieving your health goals?

What’s blood sugar you ask? Blood sugar is a simple sugar (glucose) that is broken down through digestion from the foods we eat and travels through our blood stream to our cells to provide energy to our bodies. Our bodies are unable to make or store this energy. Since every movement we make requires this […]

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Spinach Egg Protein Exercise Recovery Lunch

After a long run or any other sort of workout it’s important to feed your body what it needs. After a long run for example it’s important to replace lost electrolytes and protein exercise within 30 minutes of the activity. Greens also provide a nice alkaline food to reduce acidity in the body. High quality olive […]

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Dr. Shelby’s Healthy Chocolate

Tasty treat with no refined sugar! This is an easy-to-make chocolate. No cooking. No refined sugar. Plenty of delicious! Ingredients: 4 cups shredded UNsweetened coconut Cocoa butter 2 Tbsp cocoa/cacao powder 2 Tbsp carob powder Vanilla extract (the real thing) Options: Cinnamon + cayenne powders Peppermint flavour Coarse salt Coconut flakes will ‘melt’ after a […]

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Detox

“When is a good time to do a detox?” is a question I am frequently asked. Have you ever wondered this yourself? The convenient answer is “autumn and spring”. The realistic answer due to our current environment is “every day”. Why every day? Because every day you are exposed to many toxic chemicals, whether you […]

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Can bacteria really be friendly?

Not only are there friendly strains of bacteria, but many are actually essential for human health. You may be familiar with hearing about the most common strain, Lactobacillus acidophilus, as this is often the probiotic promoted in yogurt products… but it is just one of hundreds of strains of bacteria, or ‘flora, in your gut. […]

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Basic Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are a fantastic way to take your greens because you don’t need fatty dressings, can take it in quickly and it’s another of your glasses of water for the day! They are alkaline and an ideal balance to a typical diet which is too acidic. After physical activity they make a fantastic recovery […]

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