Nutrition Archives - Sandi Louise Ross

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To Meat, or Not? – Rethinking the Way I Eat

To Meat, or Not? – Rethinking the Way I Eat

Are you lost with the type of diet to follow? Me too! With almost a decade in the field of nutrition, I feel I should be quite the expert on this topic. I have never been a big meat eater my entire life. I use to ask my mother what’s for dinner, and if she…

Top Four Nutrients for an Active Lifestyle – Guest Blog Post

Top Four Nutrients for an Active Lifestyle – Guest Blog Post

Guest blog post by Richie “The Hurricane” Hedderman Whether looking to increase fitness, have a healthier lifestyle, lose some weight or improve overall health, nutrition plays a vital role in helping you reach these goals. It can seem complicated to choose a particular diet, or know which foods to avoid or take in due to…

Are you Oestrogen Dominant?

Are you Oestrogen Dominant?

Oestrogen Dominance Cant lose weight? Difficulties Conceiving? Anxious or Depressed? You could be Oestrogen Dominant. In our modern lifestyle, many forms of oestrogen mimicking chemicals surround us. From the oral contraceptive pill to plastic water bottles, oestrogen is becoming the dominant hormone in the female reproductive system. Oestrogen dominance can lead to weight gain, irregular…

Clean Rum Balls

Clean Rum Balls

Clean Rum Balls Gluten, Dairy and Almost Sugar Free Ingredients: 2 cups of almond flour 2 cups oat flour (blended oats) 1 cup sultanas (soaked in warm water and blended into a paste) ½ cup whole raisins 200 grams organic dark chocolate (melted) 1 cup desicated coconut 1/4 cup of rum Method: 1. Mix almond…

My Confinement Month

My Confinement Month

My Confinement Month As a practitioner of traditional medicine (mainly traditional Chinese Medicine), and after living in Thailand for 3.5 years, I decided to follow the way of many cultures for new mothers, called confinement. Traditionally of 40 days, most cultures around the world after birth, new mothers stay inside and rest their bodies while their…