Check out this article before you buy coconut flour.

Coconut Flour Health Benefits and How to Use It

Have you ever felt frustrated or disheartened after checking out gluten-free cookbooks? I know I have – way too many recipes call for an odd mix of starches, various flours, thickeners, and gums. And a staggering number of gluten-free recipes contain hefty amounts of nut flours that can be pro-inflammatory. That’s why I almost always […]

Could these commonly consumed foods be behind your digestive or IBS symptoms?

Low-FODMAP Diet: Everything You Need to Know

The first time I mentioned FODMAPs to a patient; he stared at me blankly and then said ‘Uh, nope I’m not really into fancy navigation systems.’ That was funny in a sad way. After all, FODMAPs are very trendy in the health and wellness world, but people who would benefit the most from understanding the […]

Bugged by histamine intolerance? Find out how to naturally get rid of your symptoms.

Histamine Intolerance: How to Address the Root Cause

Do you start itching when you eat cured meat? What about random headaches you can’t figure out? Or perhaps your tongue gets all swollen when you eat bananas? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, let me assure you that it’s not ‘all in your head’: you could have a histamine intolerance. Or […]

9 Unbelievable Health Benefits of the Pineapple + Recipes

Wouldn’t you agree that the pineapple has an intimidating je ne sais quoi about it? I mean, you’d never guess that the fruit’s flesh is luxuriously sweet-sour by just looking at its weird rough, tough and scaly skin! And cutting the spiky bugger properly (without wasting a lot of the flesh) is a work of […]

Magnesium Supplements: How to Choose the Right One For You

Do you consider your pillow as something magical? You know, hugging it after a very long and hard day at work helps you remember e-very-thing you were supposed to do? I can relate – a year ago, I would consciously avoid going to bed before 2 am because I just couldn’t face another night of […]

If you an autoimmune disease, you'll be amazed by how effective the autoimmune paleo diet is.

Pills or Autoimmune Paleo Diet – Which One Is More Effective?

‘Well, whatever you do, your kidneys’ health will deteriorate. In a few years, you’ll need to start dialysis.’ Two years later, the rheumatologist’s words still resonate painfully in my ears. And the extremely brief, yet intense, look of despair in my father’s eyes will forever break my heart and make me furious at the same […]

How to Recover Naturally from Adrenal Fatigue

‘I was losing A LOT of hair, barely sleeping and feeling anxious and exhausted all the time. My family could hardly recognize me, and I felt like a stranger in my skin. I have always been a very calm person, even under pressure. However, when I finally decided to seek support, the mere thought of […]

Should you avoid MSG? Or is it safe for consumption? These little-known facts will surprise you.

MSG Side Effects: Myth or Reality?

A few months ago, the government of Mauritius decided to ban ‘Ajinomoto’ – this is how we call monosodium glutamate (MSG) here. And of course, this created a fiery debate between those who believe MSG is harmless and natural and those who deem that MSG is a silent killer that will ‘fry your brain’. At […]

Good Carbohydrates vs. Bad Carbohydrates: Debunking The Myths

Carbohydrates… So irresistible yet so fattening…Not to mention that they are non-essential and increase the risks of diseases like cancer, neurological disorders, heart disease and diabetes! That must be true, right? I mean with the innumerable articles on the wild, wild web claiming that carbohydrates make you fat and sick, there must be some universal […]

Are sweet potatoes good for you? Find out in this article.

Top 6 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes (+ Decadently Healthy Recipes)

Once upon a time in Mauritius (my island), people used to love eating sweet potatoes with butter and some herb chutney. And then we became ‘health conscious’ and started eating more rice and bread instead because, you know, whole grains… Today, when I advise my patients to try and substitute some of the rice or […]