6 Reasons Why You Should Stay Hydrated The summer months are always exciting for people of all ages, and are typically enjoyed by going on beach trips and other outdoor activities. The warmer weather and physical exertion, however, comes hand in hand with the risk of dehydration. While it might sound like a simple problem that's easily rectified with a chug or two of cold water, dehydration comes with serious health repercussions that can be difficult to recover from! Here are 6 reasons why you should always keep hydrated:1. Our...

I found this 94 sec video on youtube and even I couldn't believe what it shows about a family switching to organic food... I don't want to spoil it, but let's just say that there was a significant difference in a measurable outcome for every family member after going from non organic to organic food. It's worth the minute and a half... Click below to watch now. I love that there are people out there at least investigating the potential benefits of choosing organic foods over those mass-produced and sprayed with pesticides....

Now you might be thinking of curry when you hear turmeric… but there’s definitely more to this spice than being the highlight of many Indian delicacies. Turmeric has been dubbed by some as “the queen of spices” or “holy powder” because of its many health benefits. It has been widely used for by eastern cultures for centuries, especially in traditional Ayurvedic medicine.  What is turmeric? Turmeric belongs to the ginger family. It is most commonly a yellow-orange powder that is obtained from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. In...

Most of us have a mindset that if you start early, you finish early-- hence we tend to just grab a cup of coffee and rush out the door upon waking up. Yet how often do we end up feeling more tired and unproductive throughout the day as a result, regardless of the fact that we hustled and raced against time? In this post, we have aggregated some of the best tips you can follow from nutrition and fitness experts that we respect on the web, and I’ve included my...

For anyone on the yoga path, at some point there is eventually a light bulb moment that occurs. It’s the moment we realise what we do on the mat is just preparation and practice for how we live life when we’re OFF the mat. Ok not a new concept…  …but one of the most important, and often neglected, “off mat” activities that we do every day is EAT. We all want to grow in our yoga practice, even if it’s just in the physical sense, and our food is an...

We’ve previously talked about the superpowers of the Supergreens including Spirulina, Chlorella, Barley Grass and Wheat Grass in Part 1 (if you haven’t read it yet, click here). Now let’s dive into the wonders of the other Supergreens. ALFALFA SPROUTS Alfalfa sprouts were originally harvested as a food source for farm animals. Then about 1500 years ago it was discovered and used as a herbal medicine. These sprouts are harvested from the alfalfa plant before they are fully developed (for higher nutrient content). They are an excellent source of calcium,...

The word “Superfood” is definitely becoming more and more common place but by far some of the most important are the Supergreens. The best of these belong to the algae and cereal grass community because of their very high nutrient levels. They are renowned for having a broad spectrum of vitamins and minerals, as well as digestive enzymes and trace elements but some of the biggest benefits come from their high concentration of chlorophyll and protein. Some of the benefits of chlorophyll include: antioxidant powerhouse * assisting healthy blood flow...

The key to reducing chronic inflammation in your body starts with your diet. It’s unfortunate we are often misled by popular media and mostly outdated health information into believing that the modern western diet and many modern foods are healthy. What I learnt through my own journey and inability to thrive was that nothing could be further from the truth! The “western diet” is made up of mainly processed foods, lots of added sugar and a lot of the bad fats, which are all problematic, but that’s not the whole...

Not too long ago, I frequently had a lot of aches and pains in my body and my energy levels were constantly up and down like a roller coaster. I also felt bloated after most meals (thinking it was normal) and would have periods of mental fog where I just couldn’t focus well. At the time it baffled me because I thought, “I’m a super healthy guy and not that old”.  I mean, as a doctor of chiropractic and yoga teacher I’m ridiculously passionate about health and felt well educated...