Raw or Cooked Vegetables? Which is better?
The other day I asked the question: “What is better to consume; raw or cooked vegetables?” I had an excellent voter turnout and wasn’t surprised when most people voted raw - I too, used to think that! The correct answer might surprise you. There is no right or wrong way to eat, there is only the way that is best for YOU. Eating more vegetables will overall have a beneficial impact on your health, regardless of the nitty gritty details on whether they are cooked or not. I myse
Blood Sugar in Pregnancy & Fertility
🤰🏾🍭Pregnancy, fertility and your blood sugar. Contrary to popular belief, did you know that your blood sugar naturally runs LOWER in pregnancy than outside of pregnancy? Because this is a normal physiological process, when blood sugar levels drop too low it can be a major trigger of pregnancy related nausea. Keeping your blood sugar stable with regular balanced meals or snacks is one of my best tips! Cue all the health fats, proteins and slow-digesting fibrous carbohydrate
Skincare, Aging & Vitamin C
Let’s talk vitamin C for your skin - the good and the bad. Vitamin C is one of the most powerful antioxidants in your skin! There are MANY different forms of vitamin C but the most bioactive form that has the most evidence to support its use in skincare is Ascorbic Acid (or L-Ascorbic Acid). While many of us might think that citrus fruits are the highest source of vitamin C, they actually are not. In 100 grams of oranges, there are only 53mg of Vitamin C but there’s 120mg in