I was diagnosed with MS in the summer of 2015. I guess its redundant to say it came as a shock, because, let’s be real, who is ever expecting to hear something like that? I remember googling my symptoms and even when it showed the possibility of a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis, I shrugged it… Continue reading Weight Lifting My Way Through MS
Never catch a cold or flu again Vitamin D fights infections, including colds and the flu, as it regulates the expression of genes that influence your immune system to attack and destroy bacteria and viruses. Sprint through your day like Usain Bolt Feeling tired and achy is a frequent complaint. While many are misdiagnosed… Continue reading 5 Reasons Vitamin D Makes You Bulletproof!
As the month of December draws to a close, I have been gearing up to celebrate 6 months being relapse free from multiple sclerosis. December is significant for me, as my neurologist warned that I would surely relapse before the end of the year. She said so based on my history, and perhaps more… Continue reading Doctors predicted I would get an MS attack by December. How I proved them wrong, and found what can help millions of others.
This is a wonderful, healthy alternative to store bought cereal. This recipe is made of oats, which are a whole grain cereal. Oats contain a specific fibre called beta-glucan. Since 1963, study after study has proven the beneficial effects of this special fibre on cholesterol levels and in stimulating the immune system. Oats are a great… Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Granola
Pranayama has been known in India for over 4000 years. Even though words such as ‘yoga‘ and ‘asana’ have become household terms, the essence and depth of the practices remain unexplored for most of us. Prana is a Sanskrit term, meaning ‘energy’ or ‘life force’. Prana is the dynamic principle within everything, everyone is born… Continue reading Pranayama – yogic breathing to heal the body
Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)
The intimate link between food and our bodies is best illustrated by an experiment conducted by Andre Simonéton in France. He developed a simple pendulum on a string. The subtle radiation emitted by organic matter affects the motion of the pendulum, causing it to swing and spin. By measuring the distance of a pendulum’s arc,… Continue reading ‘Prana’ or Life Force in Food
You’re probably wondering why in the world, anyone would want to go dairy free? Did you know that many scientific studies have shown an assortment of detrimental health effects directly linked to milk consumption? The question you might ask is, where does one get calcium from then? The surprising answer is that not only do… Continue reading 12 weeks of NO dairy products did this to me!