According to Met Éireann, Ireland averages 3 ¼ -3 ¾ hours of sunshine per day. The average sunshine peaks in May at around 5 ½ to 6 hours and is dullest in December with 1-2 hours of sunshine on average. While some years may seem better than others, most of us would agree that an […]
Swap Unhealthy Carbohydrates for These Nutrient-Rich Alternatives
Over the past 10 years there have been some big changes in the world of Nutrition. It is well past time to let go of the low-fat diet fads and look at the latest research. Many studies have proven a low carbohydrate diet (higher in fat and protein) has greater benefit for those looking to […]
Nutrition is real whole food nourishment the body needs to be satisfied, energized and alive so we can get on living our dreams.
The ‘Culture’ of Raw Milk
I was speaking to my new friends at Great Island Crossfit about nutrition to fuel the body for performance a few nights ago. We got onto the subject of dairy, as you do, and I expressed my feelings on pasteurized milk. Pasteurized dairy is acidic, pro- inflammatory, plays havoc on people’s sinuses and digestive health […]
Nutrition to Support Smoking Cessation
This time of year many of us make positive lifestyle changes, quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news with over 5,200 lives lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ireland. But right about now many people begin to find it hard and abandon their efforts. Many […]