Juicing or Blending – which is better?

Juicing or blending- which is better?

 Untitled-3There are a lot of opinions out there on whether juicing or blending is better, which fruits and veggies should be used for each option and which method is healthier. While at the end of the day both methods are a great way to increase your daily nutritional intake, there are a few points to remember for each: Read more

Coffee and Decaf – Pros and Cons

The ritual of drinking coffee and the social aspect of being able to enjoy a coffee with friends or take a break from your desk makes it one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world today. It is the world’s favourite pick-me-up giving us energy and clarity. It helps us through the afternoon lull and keeps us focused. In fact, there are countless studies that prove coffee is useful for mental and physical performance and may even improve some aspects of health. But like any ‘drug’, it is addictive and has negative qualities. Caffeine appears to have a greater effect on men than on women and the effects start just 10 minutes after it is consumed. Its half life is 30 minutes, meaning that it will reach maximum absorption (and effects) at this time. So it is good for you or not? Read more

10 week weight loss program

This is a no B.S. scientifically validated, individualised weight loss program that will work for you long after your sessions with Hayley Stockbridge our naturopath have finished.

We know just how many programs, pills, shakes, bars and celebrity fad diets are  out there. It is hard to know what will work and even harder to maintain your weight once you reach your goal. The truth is, there is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to weight maintenance and healthy eating (literally!). Every body is different, everyone has different stories and reasons for why they have reached an unhealthy weight. Read more

Chocolate – Hayley’s thoughts!

Is it all bad?

Chocolate is the single most craved food (closely followed by pizza in second place). The key ingredient in chocolate is cocoa (well it should be!!).  Cocoa possesses many health benefits which were first exploited by the Native American’s in the 17th and 18th centuries. Unfortunately the key ingredient in most chocolate these days is sugar and this is where the problems start. But for now, back to the good stuff….

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10 foods to boost your energy

Are you feeling rundown?  Do you keep heading back to the coffee machine, or your favourite coffee shop to get that daily pick me up?  For longer lasting energy boosters, try our top 10 foods that will boost your energy!

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