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Interview with Dr. James Costello: Sprouted, Raw Nuts: Best Healthy Foods to Boost Digestion & Energy?

  While this article has been published before, I've decided to republish this interview series with Dr. James Costello to refresh your memory. This is probably one of my favourite articles on the website, especially since this interview inspired me to follow a plant-based diet. ------------------- “Why am I not going to the bathroom when I’m eating tons of nuts?” “I’m always ...

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Plant-based Protein Hot Chocolate

This is not the first of my hot chocolates, but I feel it will be my last. You can easily blend the raw cacao powder into hemp seed milk, and I love the particular richness and thickness you get from the cacao and hemp seeds. Plus, I add teeccino, so there is an extra chocolate taste. The protein powder is not essential but for those of you who need extra protein, depth, and crave a grainy ...

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4 Bloat Causes and Relief Tips

With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner, you’re probably going to attend many functions and consume tempting treats. Poor digestion and bloating are amongst many other “costs” you may be paying for having that next bite of obviously excessive, yet irresistible, sugar-laden pumpkin pie. Overeating over the holidays can create indigestion, because your body may not have sufficient ...

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12 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Beauty

Other than following your morning routine to ensure that your digestive system is well-functioning, what you use on your body may also be very important to your long-term health and beauty. This is why the green beauty concept is going strong. However, do you really believe in the concept of 100% organic and natural beauty products, as many beauty brands claim? In other words, is it ...

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Drink Hot Water to Detox, Energise and Lose Weight?

If there’s one simple practice that’s going to boost your energy, improve your circulation and performance, enhance weight loss and make you look better, what would that be? Drink hot water. Morning. In between meals. After meals. When I’m outside of Asia, a lot of people ask me why I order just plain hot water. Waiters would be perplexed and say “You just want hot water…?” And ...

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Ground-up crickets: The Highest Quality Protein Out There?

While you may cringe at the thought of chewing crunchy crickets, insect protein may just one of the most sustainable, environmentally friendly, and healthy protein sources out there. Amongst the many benefits, insect protein may have: More arginine that soybeans More zinc than pumpkin seeds More protein than snail meat Low saturated fat content Maybe… you’ll give cricket protein ...

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Interview with Dr. Pam Popper: Is High Fat, High Protein the Best Way to Boost Productivity ?

Is the call for a low-carb diet that embraces fat the best way to health and instant productivity? And, can we ever have too much protein? Especially when it comes having meat and eggs 3x a day, 7-days a week and cutting down carbs? This time around, we're back with Dr. Pam Popper to revisit this topic in more detail.  We've covered this in the previous article. Today, we're going to ...

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5 Best Ways to Cook Vegetables & 2x Benefits

What’s the biggest difference between someone with a six-pack ab and someone with a four-pack ab? (For the record, I think a four-pack is perfectly fine, but some of you may wonder why your six-pack isn't coming out to play, why there's a layer of fat/"bloat" on top of your muscles, which is what this article is about...) “Genes” might immediately come to mind. (God, why can't you just give ...

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