I bought some ceremonial grade Matcha recently, for a delicious coffee alternative. While I love coffee, both as a delicious beverage and a health tonic, I like to take breaks every once in a while to re-set my adenosine receptors (the brain receptors that coffee acts on to keep you alert and focused). Coffee, like most … More Matcha latte with collagen
I have no idea why it took so long, but yesterday was the first time I tried “Golden milk”, which is an adaptation of an Ayurvedic health tonic made with milk and turmeric. Golden milk seems to be all the rage in the West now; I keep seeing it in health food cafes and on … More Golden milk latte
Hi Folks! I’m in Bawwwston, I’ve been here for a week! The first week of a three month adventure going around the US, and then South America! :D. I’m going to continue to blog about my adventures as well as the standard health stuff. Today, I thought I’d talk about some of the steps I … More How I travel healthy
Whoever said a low carb or ketogenic diet was “hard to follow” or “unpalatable” must really have never actually tried to make one work. They definitely must never have eaten my version of the British classic “Bangers and mash”, otherwise known as sausages and mashed potato. The “paleosphere” has been using cauliflower as a substitute … More Bangers and cauliflower mash
Have you heard of ketosis or a ketogenic diet? If you’ve known about paleo for as long as I have, or even the Atkins diet, you will know all about ketosis. It looks like more people are getting interested, because apparently google search terms for keto are on the increase (even more than paleo). Ketones … More Ketosis and Garlic caraway “bread”
I’ve just returned home after a wonderful 10 days in Finland! I went to Helsinki to attend the Biohacking summit on 13-14th October, followed by a few days up North with the finacee (in the Arctic circle!) staying in a log cabin, then back to Helsinki for a few days.. The summit was great; the … More Biohacking summit in Helsinki and adventures in Finland
I’ve been super into adaptogenic herbs for the past few months. An adaptogen is defined as “a nontoxic substance and especially a plant extract that is held to increase the body’s ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning.” In essence, adaptogens are not herbs that affect one … More What are Adaptogens and why should I take them?