Contains no MSG! Sound familiar? I know some people might think that this advertisement means its preservative free. Well folks, I’ve got bad news: monosodium glutamate or what I like to call, a ‘slow poison’, is a little trickster and fools many with its alias names. Let’s find out how this slow poison hides in those food labels and what it can do to our health. READ MORE
To salt or not to salt… that is the question. Many are under the impression that salt is bad for our health. However, the fact is that it actually contains essential trace minerals necessary for many metabolic functions in the body. Salt varies from different sources, so which salt is best? Let’s undress this issue to find out the benefits of sodium, which salt looks good naked, and how to spot the big troublemakers that may be lurking in your cupboard. READ MORE
Mascara is the magic wand of the cosmetic industry and one of the most used cosmetic accessories in the world of makeup. Mascara creates focus on the eyes by giving long, thicker, fuller, voluminous lashes. Who wouldn’t want flirty peeps!
The problem is that most commercial mascaras are filled with synthetic dyes and minerals that cause skin irritation, allergic reactions, and can be carcinogenic. We all knew beauty can be intoxicating, but who knew beauty was so toxic. Yikes! READ MORE
I would like to introduce you to the benefits of coconut oil. Yes I would like to tell you that certain “types” of fat in your diet are actually beneficial. Gone are the days where it is believed that eating fat is what makes us fat. The truth is that eating too much food (fat, carbohydrates, or protein), not exercising, and living a crazy lifestyle is what makes us fat. In fact, we actually need fat in our diet to be healthy and coconut oil is one of the friendly fats we can become buddies with. Let’s undress this sexy product to uncover the amazing benefits this 4000-year-old exotic oil offers and some of the incredible ways it can be used. I’ll give you a hint; it’s not just good for cooking with! READ MORE
I’d like to introduce you to an amazing food! This ‘seed’ that looks, cooks, and tastes like a grain is an incredible addition to any food preparation repertoire. The food I’m referring to is known as quinoa! Quinoa has become a red-hot number in the food industry. It is as a jam-packed “Super Food” filled with nutritious benefits and is one of the few complete protein plant sources available. Amazing! Let’s get right to it and undress this fan-favourite to uncover all the delicious secrets it has contained in its cute little grain-like self. READ MORE
Our rich and creamy little green friend, the avocado, is often given a “bad rap”. I am here to tell you that this fruit has been underestimated and I would like to clear things up and show you that underneath that thick alligator green skin, lays a soft textured filling, enriched with nutrients that will benefit you and your health. It’s time to dive in and see what this green goddess looks like naked. READ MORE
Nathalie Norris is a training Holistic Nutritionist who focuses on and adores working with women through infertility, fertility, pregnancy and introduction of foods to their infants. She can't wait to help you!