Yes, There’s Plastic in Your Seafood

Researchers have been warning about the dangers of ocean pollution – especially the accumulation of plastic – for decades. However, it is only recently that comprehensive studies have begun to emerge showing just how contaminated life in the ocean has become. Read More

3 Fermented Dairy Projects

Dairy’s got a bit of a bad rap. It may be difficult to digest for some individuals, or even cause them a severe allergic reaction. It is proven to be mucus forming and rather inflammatory, even toxic (casomorphin). However if not overdone, and consumed in it’s more alive form, it can be a fairly good source of nutrients for some. Read More

Does your child have bloated tummy?

If you have noticed it and entertained the thought whether it is or is not ok... it is not. You don’t need more visible proof than that. It means something is not working properly in there. It means there is an imbalance in your child’s gut flora. Read More

Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why It's Healthy

Wellness trends come and go, but we can always look to nature for timeless wisdom that’ll never go out of style. If you’ve taken a walk in the woods lately, you probably know what we mean. Read More

BarBarEats Very Green Dinner with Rice

So, I had these unspecified cravings last two days... they are gone after I served all the greens I had in the house in one dinner. Could those unspecified cravings be cravings for nutrients? Here you go 5 recipes and links for some kitchenware I use. Featuring okura, spinach, komatsuna, bok choy, iceberg letuce, baby leaves, sea vegetables and rice. Read More

4 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Home Environment

Did you know that health is about way more than what is on your plate? That’s right, your relationships, career, level of fitness, and hobbies all contribute to your well-being – it’s what Health Coaches call primary food. Your home environment is no exception! Read More

Black Garlic: A New Superfood?

At first glimpse, you might not be so enthralled to put black garlic on your dinner plate. But looks can be deceiving. Does it resemble little jelly-like pebbles of coal? Sure. But its sweet, non-acrid taste and nutritional benefits might make you a believer... Read More

5 Examples of Everyday Mindfulness (That Aren’t Meditation)

Mindfulness has entered our everyday conversations in a powerful way. But what does it really mean? Jon Kabbat-Zinn, the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), defines it as such... Read More

How to overcome OVERLOAD in 7 steps

Too many things to do, you simply can’t, you get super stressed, you try to do everything and likely end up with doing nothing. This used to be my life. Read More

HOW TO DRINK ENOUGH WATER

Drink most of it in the morning (try 1.5l before you leave the house), another ½ l +before lunch, then another 1l throughout the rest of the day (adjust amounts according to your needs, but many adults can aim for about 2-3l). Drink several glasses at once or use a bigger bottle (don’t limit yourself Read More