Ten reasons why sleeping keeps you young

For all you sleeping beauties out there you can finally stop feeling guilty when you have that midday siesta with research showing sleep keeps you young and is beneficial to your overall health. If you’re looking for one biohack to implement today and start your biohacking journey then getting a good night’s sleep is it.Continue reading “Ten reasons why sleeping keeps you young”

Why does my gut keep bloating?

That’s the question I kept asking myself five years ago. It wasn’t just the bloating. There were other symptoms too. Flatulence, reflux, and severe migraines. Nothing that anyone wants to experience long term – those migraines were horrible! My tummy had always been flat (except for the three times I was pregnant), so when itContinue reading “Why does my gut keep bloating?”

Biohacking for women with Brittany Ford

If you’ve been caring for others more than yourself, it’s time to start focusing on you. Biohacking is the latest health and wellness approach to slow down the ageing process and speed up your metabolism and cell regeneration. Holistic Nutritional Consultant Brittany Ford (or Biohacking Brittany as she’s more commonly known) joins me to walkContinue reading “Biohacking for women with Brittany Ford”

What the heck is a biohack?

Data hackers get their kicks out of hacking into computers and breaking codes to get the information they need. Bio-hacking is kind of the same. Your body has a unique code – a bio blueprint that you can hack at a cellular and genetic level to achieve a healthier, longer, youthful life maintained for longerContinue reading “What the heck is a biohack?”

Busting the myths on cognitive biohacks

When we think of health and wellness most of us think of our bodies – our physical health but not cognitive health. The way our brains function is not something that is necessarily present in most of our fitness and health routines. Yet, cognitive function plays such an important role in our overall longevity. Dr.Continue reading “Busting the myths on cognitive biohacks”

Magic magnesium

Fast facts Magnesium is used for more than 300 major cellular metabolic and biochemical reactions in your body – basically meaning your body needs it to function It keeps your heart healthy Assists in maintaining strong immunity Relaxes muscles Helps with stress reduction Helps calm the central nervous system and aids sleeping Deep dive PoorContinue reading “Magic magnesium”

How susceptible are you to getting sick? Vulnerability vs Susceptibility

You love KFC. You avoid eating anything green or drinking water. Prefer to sit around the house gaming rather than going for a run. Your cholesterol is up, you’re taking meds for your high blood pressure, and every winter you get a cold despite getting the flu jab. Guess what? Those lifestyle choices you’ve beenContinue reading “How susceptible are you to getting sick? Vulnerability vs Susceptibility”

What you need to know about COVID-19

There’s been a lot of confusion about the impacts of COVID-19. How it will impact our health, who is most at risk, and indeed whether the media is simply sensationalising the reality. I put my wellness journalist hat on and did some digging to bring you the latest facts gathered from a broad range ofContinue reading “What you need to know about COVID-19”

Crying over cryotherapy

This week I faced one of my biggest fears. I had cryotherapy. I hate the cold. Let’s get that out up front. Give me a beautiful sunny beach any day over a snowy ski field. But I’ve been watching male biohackers, Ben Greenfield and Wim Hof, sink themselves into icy waters advocating the biohacking benefitsContinue reading “Crying over cryotherapy”

Benefits of a plant-based diet

I’ve long tried to become a vegetarian but until about six months ago I hadn’t succeeded. In the past, my children were still living at home and the boys are meat eaters, so any suggestion for us to all turn ‘green’ was met with cries of horror. I did persist for a period of timeContinue reading “Benefits of a plant-based diet”

When 50 isn’t old

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. It’s been a year of new beginnings and revelations for me. Some positive, andContinue reading “When 50 isn’t old”