Having a little trouble going to the toilet on a regular and consistent basis? You’re not alone on this – many people suffer from bowel and digestive issues. This is common. Common, but not normal. Continue reading …
Have you ever wondered why some women seem to just radiate with health during pregnancy and even afterwards? They are resilient and strong throughout labour and birth, and in the early postnatal period seem to cope and recover well?
Although there are many reasons why this may be the case, here are 5 ways to use nutrition to improve health at this beautiful time in your life. Continue reading …
Oh yes – LIVER!!
You may have seen me post this on instagram a little while ago. About how I finally became an adult :-D
Liver is a nutrient-dense food. This means that it contains a wide variety of nutrients packed into a small amount of food. Liver is a great source of protein, iron, zinc, selenium, vitamin A, K, B12, folate, and the other B’s, even vitamin C (which is hard to find outside of fruit, veg and some seafood), and more. A true superfood.
I could never really relate in the past. Sure, I felt sympathy for these women who had lost their babies, but I never really got it. I could understand that it would be horrible to deal with. That it was a loss. But that surely they would move on. I was never callous to anyone who had a miscarriage, but then again, I didn’t really hear about it very much. Seems to be something that is kept quiet. Under wraps.
And then it happened to me.
I <3 this. Someone posted this online today and it really got me thinking. I’ve been steadily and slowly minimising our crap over the last 18 months or so. My issue used to be (and sometimes still is) that I don’t want to ‘waste’ things that I paid good money for. Or that it’s a really ‘nice’ item (that I happen to never use/wear). It can be hard to get over these deeply ingrained thoughts. You need to find a new way of thinking about it. For me, it was the prospect of selling some of these things and making a bit of extra money while creating space in my home (and brain), or for items not worth selling, being able to donate them to people who could make much better use of them. The total junk went in the bin.
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