KNOW THIS: Humans aren't built to tolerate dairy after childhood. WHY? Only 35% of people carry a mutant gene allowing them to digest milk. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? If you ever suffer from symptoms such as cramping, bloating, diarrhoea, acne, eczema or asthma, consider whether you are intolerant. No whey! I’m not a … Continue reading No whey! I’m not a weirdo after all
KNOW THIS: Up to 90 different pesticides can be found on one food alone. WHY? Unfortunately that’s the price we pay for cheap fruit and veg. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Reduce your exposure to pesticides by 80% by switching just 18 foods. A dozen apples and ninety pesticides please. You might have guessed … Continue reading Organic logic
KNOW THIS: Most sunscreens are very toxic. WHY? The toxic chemicals commonly used penetrate into our bloodstream. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Choose a non-toxic mineral sunscreen. Sunscreens vs Miss Macadamia Standard sunscreens are considered so toxic by some, that I once read that an Australian doctor thought it was safer not to wear … Continue reading Miss Macadamia
Ten skincare ingredients to avoid
KNOW THIS: Over 174 of the chemicals found in products are found in our bloodstream. WHY? Skin is the largest organ of the body and it can absorb a lot of what we put on it. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Check that the chemicals in your products aren’t harmful. The top 10 skincare … Continue reading Ten skincare ingredients to avoid
The meats to eat in moderation
KNOW THIS: Eating too much ham, sausages and bacon can cause cancer. WHY? Processed red meats contain chemicals that generate N-nitroso compounds in the gut that damage the cells that line the bowel. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Keep processed and red meats to a minimum in your diet. The meats to eat in … Continue reading The meats to eat in moderation
Is your oil cooking up a toxic treat?
KNOW THIS: Cooking with some oils can make them carcinogenic. WHY? When any oil is heated to the point where it smokes, it breaks down, forming free radicals that damage cells. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Make sure you always cook with a healthy oil that has a high smoke point. Is your oil … Continue reading Is your oil cooking up a toxic treat?
The dairy-free switch
KNOW THIS: Going dairy-free is easier than you think. WHY? There are a plethora dairy-free alternatives. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Try it. I bet you’ll feel better for it. The diary-free switch I’m quiet glad that I don’t carry the lactase persistent mutant gene. (see my blog post about it here) Ok, so … Continue reading The dairy-free switch
The real beauty miracle
KNOW THIS: Rosehip oil is a beauty miracle cure. WHY? It delivers antioxidants that stimulate collagen production and it protects from ageing. HOW DO I USE IT? Nightly as a moisturiser, and or as a make-up remover. Mother nature: The real beauty miracle I accidentally come across a miracle beauty product. Rosehip oil. Pure, organic, … Continue reading The real beauty miracle
KNOW THIS: The fashion industry is poisoning people. WHY? The processing of cotton clothing uses very toxic chemicals. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Shun ‘fast fashion’, buy less clothing, and go organic. How toxic is your clothing? I love fashion. I always have. It’s a second language that we silently speak with. However fashion … Continue reading Killer fashion
The beginning of a better life.
My quest for better living started rather oddly. I was working as a creative at a small advertising agency in Soho, and was given a brief for Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK), a UK charity focused on tackling the problems caused by pesticides. Throughout my career I’ve worked on all types of brands, from … Continue reading The beginning of a better life.