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Paleo for Kids?

Celebrity chef Pete Evans has been promoting his new book, which advocates a paleo diet for children. This has prompted parents to email and ask me for my thoughts. Let me be frank. I believe there is a significant link between our society’s reliance on grains as a staple food and the prevalence of health…

The Impact of What Our Children Eat

Parents often ask, “How do I get my children to eat good foods?” and to this we reply, “Pick your battles and be clear that food is one you want to win!” Every family must negotiate guidelines and boundaries around many facets of lifestyle and behaviour, but there are none as important as diet, because…

Feeding Time at the Zoo.

With the hoards of hungry children in my house due to school holidays I often encourage (okay “force”) my children to make smoothies and healthy muffins or cakes to help ease the load of  “feeding time at the zoo.” If your’e in a similiar predicament with copious children grazing in your kitchen then here’s two…

And so this is “Christmas”

Who knew Christmas would come about so quickly this year? Certainly not me! But seeings as it’s only one more sleep until we all stop and typically have a weeks rest before a new year unfolds, perhaps you too have been wondering how has 2014 been significant? One could easily assume that “the bootie” was…

Understanding the Intent behind Wellness – Salutogenesis

In the last post, we talked about if you mastering your health and vitality or are you perhaps just subscribing to the latest health trend without fully examining if it’s moving you towards greater health and wellbeing? It’s important to examine why we are making a particular health choice. Are we being bossed into it? Or…

Are You Mastering Health And Vitality Or Simply Subscribing…?

Q: Are you mastering health and vitality or simply subscribing to the latest health trend? “You mean to say people pay to have someone put a hose in their bottom and wash out their intestines and they like – just lie there and watch everything that comes out of their bum? No way!!” Yes “colonics”…

A Dose of Jollification for Tired Children and Parents

One of my children who shall remain nameless but for simplicity sake let’s call him Nelson 🙂 has been somewhat argumentative this last week. It’s the end of term, I get it – he’s tired. So I’m picking my battles and trying to stay lighted rather than exhausting myself fighting like cat and dog. You…