about, diet, digestion, gluten, gut, health, immune system, lungs, mast cell activation disorder, probiotics, weight loss

To Be Gluten Free or Not to Be

Gluten has become somewhat of an obsession for me in the past year. I have spent a long time researching the effects of gluten and how it causes all these different health issues. When I did my low carb diet, I've seen the huge improvements in my health so I knew that gluten was definitely… Continue reading To Be Gluten Free or Not to Be

about, health, heart, kidneys, lingzhi, lungs, shuang hor, spleen, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)

Interconnection of our organs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

I find that the Tradition Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory of interconnection between different organs makes a lot more sense, instead of individualising each organ and only focusing on the organ which is showing signs of trouble. In TCM there is direct and indirect relationship between the organs and in many cases the symptoms your body… Continue reading Interconnection of our organs according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

health, water

How much water do you really need?

The other day I came across an interesting article about relation between health and the amount of water you drink. The research was based on Japanese culture and the fact that majority of Japanese women are rather fit and healthy. Of course their diet is one of the reasons for this, however they also discovered… Continue reading How much water do you really need?

cancer, health, natural, toothpaste

What’s in your toothpaste?

Until recently I didn't put much thought into what toothpaste do I use when brushing my teeth. Somehow I was mostly concerned with the toothbrush. I always assumed before that whatever is put on our shelves in the shops has been tested and approved by somebody. Boy was I wrong! Every year there is a… Continue reading What’s in your toothpaste?

about, diet, fiber, health, low-carb diet, nutritional food, probiotics, protein, shuang hor

Low Carb diet updates

It's been almost two months since I started the carb-free diet for 6 days a week. I will still have a cheat day on Sunday, but I try not to overdo it with carbs on that day. I have not lost a lot of weight yet in terms of kgs, but I do fit better… Continue reading Low Carb diet updates

calcium, diet, fiber, health, natural, nutritional food

Chia Seed Benefits

In my quest for better nutrition and health, I have just added one more ingredient to my daily food intake - Chia Seed. I've been reading recently about the amazing benefits of this tasteless, and easy to consume seed. Unlike flaxseed, chia can be eaten whole as a grain, without grinding it. Therefore it is… Continue reading Chia Seed Benefits

Disease, health, immune system, liver, pollen

Face Reading

Recently I've been interested to find out more about what kind of problems you can diagnose by looking at someone's face. This is an ancient Chinese tradition and it has also been implemented in the Western medicine. However, a lot of it is being neglected and doctors don't use this technique often enough. Now days,… Continue reading Face Reading