Regularly suffer with excruciating stomach cramps, bloating or even diarrhoea after eating? That was my life with IBS for five years before going to see a registered Dietitian. Then I learned about the Low FODMAP diet… My Dietitian, an expert in Low FODMAP research, explained how my body was struggling to digest hard-to-absorb carbohydrates. These […]
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The last remaining male Northern White rhinoceros has died in Kenya. He left behind only a daughter and a granddaughter. When these females pass away, this sub-species dies with them. But why has it come to this? How is the ivory trade to blame? March 19, 2018 was a sad day at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, […]
This Saturday, people the world over will unite to take part in Earth Hour 2018 – a 60 minute lights-off, to show support for our wonderful planet and the fight we all have against climate change. But what is it all about? Using less energy is just one example of how we can reduce our […]
Until now, we haven’t had to think about where our plastic waste ends up. After the garbage or recycling truck picks up our bins, someone takes care of it all, right? And is plastic pollution as bad as everyone says? According to a report by The Guardian, one million plastic bottles are bought worldwide every […]
Cub-petting and lion walking might look like a cute, fun activity to do while on holiday, but it’s far from kind and decent to the animals. Unfortunately, it is also big business in zoos, ‘sanctuaries’, petting and safari parks around the world. It is time to educate tourists on why cub petting or in fact, […]
There are hundreds of elephant sanctuaries and orphanages that claim to care for and rehabilitate elephants. Many of these establishments allow visitors to feed the elephants (usually with a basket of banana), stroke them and even encourage elephant rides. But there is no getting away from it, this is wrong and harmful to the animals. […]
Turns out learning how to feel good isn’t rocket science… There are a million and one self-help guides out there and all claim to know how to make us feel good. Whether or not they work is a while different matter. You have guides that talk about food, mindfulness, exercising. It’s hard to keep up […]