How to curb your sugar cravings – 5 simple steps

How to curb your sugar cravings – 5 simple steps

Sugar is addictive, it releases dopamine and opioids in our brain.  Dopamine influences how we feel pleasure hence the need for more sugar once you have some. So how can we curb those sugar addictions?  Most sugar cravings stem from a blood sugar imbalance, so how do...
Diabetes – The Dawn Phenomenon

Diabetes – The Dawn Phenomenon

 Dawn Phenomenon and the Somogyi Effect The dawn phenomenon and the Somogyi effect cause high blood sugar levels, especially in the morning before breakfast, in people who have diabetes. Dawn phenomenon The dawn phenomenon is a normal rise in blood sugar as a...
Cauliflower Korma (Vegan/GF)

Cauliflower Korma (Vegan/GF)

Ingredients – serves 6 as generous side dish, 4 as a main Cooking time 30 mins 1 large cauliflower olive oil and/or coconut oil salt 2 large brown onions, thinly sliced 6 cloves of garlic 6cm ginger peeled 8 cardamom pods, seeds extracted black pepper 2 tsp...
Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

Survive and Thrive – The Secret to Health

All this hype about immunity and boosting our immune system at this time of year! So often we are told that 70% of our immune system is in our gut but what does all this really mean and what can we truly do to keep ourselves as well as possible? Bacteria live on the...