We know the reasons we should cardio Better heart health, mood, energy, sleep, healthier skin etc the list goes on. I want to talk about the most underrated exercise, WALKING! Cardio is any exercise that brings up your heart rate.  You don’t have to go do a spin class and run for miles to getContinue reading

Real Life Update!

Its been over 6 months I think since I wrote a post about myself and not about Nutrition. Two things prompted this post. 1. It’s been a year since I started my blog, for those who don’t know I actually started this blog to talk about my journey quitting alcohol. 2. I wasn’t feeling anyContinue reading “Real Life Update!”

Should You Be Gluten Free?

Yes!!  If you have Celiac disease or non- celiac gluten sensitivity. This really is one of the biggest myths.  The amount of times I have heard people say that something is gluten free so it’s healthy, or they have cut gluten from their diet and they feel so much better. First of all, lets explainContinue reading “Should You Be Gluten Free?”

My New Website!

I am very excited today! My website has gone live for my new business Whole Health with Emma. I have never had a website before and I really love it. When I imagined my website I wanted something bright, fresh, easy to navigate, simple and informative. Jen (of Jennifer Mackinder Designs) captured everything I wanted.Continue reading “My New Website!”

Skinny Jab – does it work?

When I first heard about this, I was like oh no, not another fad, just like to skinny teas, detox teas and keto drinks, eye roll.  However, after looking into it and how it works, I could be a little on the fence on this one, let me explain. Skinny jab (is actually the nameContinue reading “Skinny Jab – does it work?”

The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep

I’m not sure where to start, I didn’t want to write a post that we have seen a million times, we all know we supposed to get enough sleep but do we understand why? I am no sleep expert however I have read, watched and listened to nearly everything by Matthew Walker, the world leadingContinue reading “The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep”

What Are Your Non-Negotiables?

Non-negotiable meaning – not open to discussion When you start to think about implementing changes that will help improve your health or achieve your goals, I believe you should have these non-negotiables.  This mean that unless something happens out of your control you will do these non-negotiables and eventually, they will become fixed into yourContinue reading “What Are Your Non-Negotiables?”

This is me!

For those who don’t know I started this blog over 6 months ago.  It was an anonymous blog which I started at the start of a 3 months alcohol free journey.  I became part of a community of others going through the same things as me and I believe because of the blog it madeContinue reading “This is me!”

Phytonutrients – what even are they?

They are never talked about in the mainstream media. If you follow nutrition then you will possibly have heard of them but all everyone talks about is macro nutrients and micro nutrients. We really need to know about phytonutients too. Phytonutrients was not even covered in my nutrition training. I’ve learnt about them through podcasts,Continue reading “Phytonutrients – what even are they?”

Macronutrients

I mentioned macro’s yesterday to my husband and he didn’t know what it was.  Once I said it was simply carbohydrates, protein and fat he was still totally clueless.  I mean yes he has heard of them but he is very old school in what he relates them to.  He knows bread has carbs inContinue reading “Macronutrients”