Author Archives: Lucia

Saying Yes to Eggs!

You know what one of my biggest pet peeves is? It’s being hungry. I grew up in the ’80′s which means I was part of the “low-fat” craze – fat is the enemy, avoid at all costs. So for the … Continue reading

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Surviving the holidays – strategies for staying healthy

In case you hadn’t counted, there are only 7 days left till Christmas. Shopping, office parties, neighbourhood parties, family dinners, more shopping, gift wrapping, book club, one more martini…..how many days left?? Not only are there not enough hours in … Continue reading

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Avocados for health…..do you or don’t you?

  Why do so many people still fear the divine avocado? You know, you really should be more afraid of the fruit-flavoured yogurt or bowl of Special K you may have eaten for breakfast this morning. I see so many … Continue reading

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Secret to sugar detox – new green smoothie recipe!

Sunday morning I woke up with a food hangover. Yes, even we nutritionists overdo it sometimes. We are, after all, only human. A few too many of those “oh they’re so tiny I can have one more” Halloween chocolates, that … Continue reading

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Searching for happiness – 7 lessons from Kripalu

I hope you’ll humour me and bear with me a little as I stray today from my usual “drink more green smoothies” type of blog post. I am writing this post on Sunday morning as I find myself in a … Continue reading

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