Healing Candida & IBS with Fruit?!

For the majority of my lifetime I have struggled with my digestion. Constipation, bloating, irregular bowel movements, gas, discomfort, diarrhea & pain were just a daily occurrence for me and I honestly didn’t know any different.

During my younger years, I pretty much ate everything and anything packaged and processed and didn’t look for fruit to snack on or veggies. The only time I really ate vegetables or fruit would be when my Mum made me lunch or dinner.

I saw a gastroenterologist and he basically told me that I had IBS and needed to eat more fibre, which I mean… eating more fibre would definitely be a factor as I was eating horribly.

I started incorporating fibre supplements (because that’s so much easier that actually eating it, right? Haha) and having “Vita Brits” which is a shredded wheat cereal.

Many years later, I started to care more about my health. I joined the gym and started cleaning up my diet. I started eating more fruits and veggies, cutting out dairy and meat and eventually (fours years later) I turned vegan! I originally went plant based for health and then I watched Earthlings and jumped on the vegan wagon for ethics as well.

During the time my digestion got worse. The bloating was really bad and I literally wasn’t digesting anything well, fruit would go straight through me! I tried everything in the books (and by books, I mean what I researched online!) I tried out a FODMAP diet which involves cutting out an extremely large amount of foods (see the list here) and slowly reintroducing them to find the “trigger” foods causing the upsets. I basically lived off oatmeal with one banana and then just sweet potato and that was basically it! I ate this way for quite a few months and hated the whole thing because I just felt constantly stressed about food, tummy upsets and what I could eat.

Further to me not being able to digest fruit, I got tested to see if I was fructose intollerant, and that came back negative.

Lost for answers, I was beyond desperate and decided to finally see a naturopath. My friends who also struggled with digestive issues had been telling me to see one for ages but because I know they can be a bit costly, I was avoiding it. I was recommended by some other friends to see Stuart Main, a vegan naturopath. Having a good, vegan naturopath was really important to me because I wanted someone who’s values aligned with mine and didn’t want to wast time with anyone who didn’t see eye-to-eye with me or would think veganism was the fault for my issues. I speak more about my appointment here.

In brief, he told me that I had a bad bacteria imbalance and candida and instructed me to eat more fruit to flush out the bad stuff as well as take probiotics and some other things to help heal my issues.

I’ve been eating a rawtill4 styled diet where I eat fruit until the mid-late afternoon.Yes, that’s right… fruit for a meal! Generally large smoothies or fruit mono-meals (where you eat a large quantity of fruit in one sitting) are my go-to’s!

Fruit is often frowned upon when someone has candida, but it’s 8 months on since eating a mostly fruit diet and I’m definitely seeing some results! I’m not 100% healed but I am digesting food so much better then I was and am able to eat a (very) much larger variety of food in general! No more cutting out garlic and onion, no more stressing about food and so much less bloating and more regular bowel movements!

This may not sound like your cup of tea and that it’s a boring way to eat, but honestly, your taste buds change and you learn to love the simplicity of foods straight from nature and in their whole form! Just pick fruits that you enjoy and eat them until you are full! People who say “fruit doesn’t fill me up” simply  just need to eat more. It can not satisfy you for long though, because you can fill up quickly with the higher water content so you may need to eat more frequently and have some snacks. You don’t have to do mono-meals either, but they certainly digest better.

If your symptoms are bad or have been happening as long as mine have been, then you’ll literally try anything! If you won’t try what sounds hard or scary, then you’re not feeling crap enough 😛 and that’s speaking from experience, haha.

 

I show what I eat on my Instagram and YouTube channel as well.

 

 

 

 

Vegan Food in Bali – Reviews & Recommendations

I visited Bali in April 2016 with my friend Mel. We stayed in Ubud and Seminyak. Bali has seriously amazing food for vegans and I needed to share it with you guys!!

So here is a list the places we visited and my thoughts on them:

Earth Cafe, Seminyak & Ubud

Two words –  vegan heaven. The menu is HUGE! Breakfast, lunch & dinner, dessert, Earth Cafe has you sorted! They also have a health store on premises too!

We made multiple visits to both locations while in Ubud and Seminyak. We ordered all sorts from the menu.

On the first visit to the Ubud location, I ordered the “Buckwheat Pancakes” which came with a side of fruit and syrup and their “Unwind and Relax” smoothie without the honey & I swapped the cashew milk for soy milk. The pancakes were different to any that I had before, but they were delicious nonetheless! The smoothie was great of course, it was simple dates, bananas & soy milk so you cannot go wrong.

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The next trip I ordered the “Tofu Basil Spring Rolls” which came with a peanut dipping sauce and “The Almost Perfect Burrito” which has brown rice, black beans, tofu avocado, greens, salsa and a walnut pesto. The spring rolls were the best spring rolls I’ve ever eaten in my life. So fresh, so full of flavour and the peanut dipping sauce was incredible. The burrito was very flavoursome and satisfying (it was a struggle to finish after having the cold rolls as well, haha).

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The following trip I ordered the “Nori Maki”with tempeh and veggies with brown rice and wrapped in nori and the “Veggie Burger” which came with sweet potato fries. Once again, the sushi was the best sushi I’ve ever had, it had so many little veggies crammed in which gave so much flavour! The burger was good too, but it was quite small.

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The last trip we made was in the Seminyak cafe, we were in search for something sweet after dinner so we decided to try the “Balinese Black Rice Pudding”. We expected it to be sweet, but it wasn’t really, so we asked for some maple syrup to add, which we did and it was good!

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I also made copious visits to buy kombucha!

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Basically, what you can expect from Earth Cafe is super flavoursome, good value food served to you by friendly staff! A must visit when in Bali!

I wish they had a around-the-world franchise and that they were open in Australia, because I don’t think I’d ever get sick of that place!

10/10!

View their website here.

Bali Buda, Ubud

Bali Buda is a health cafe, offering a few (mostly raw) vegan options.

I ordered the “Morning Glory” which was a combo of sweet potato, dates and banana with coconut milk poured over the top. EPIC combination!! I do recommend this one and even try making it at home. So simple, healthy & delicious!

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My friend ordered the raw tropical fruit pie which she enjoyed. We had imagined a slice of raw “pie” but it was more of a tropical fruit stack with a cashew cream sauce on top. It was good nonetheless!

My two critiques would be that the portions were quite small and we also both ordered a cacao smoothie but there wasn’t much flavour to it.

Visit their website here.

Black Beach, Ubud

We stumbled across Black Beach while walking the streets of Ubud. It is an Italian restaurant and we are a both a sucker for a good pizza, so we decided to flip through the menu they had out the front. To our surprise and delight they had a bunch of vegan options that were clearly labelled! Vegan pizzas, pastas, curries, desserts and other meals… JACKPOT!

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We returned later on for dinner and both ordered the pizza named “vegan” which was topped with fresh tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini, mushroom, roasted cherry tomatoes, and parsley. The restaurant itself was large, with two stories that you could dine on. We sat on the top floor which was nice and open and we had some nice street views from above. The staff were very friendly and we received our food quickly. The toppings were fresh & plentiful and the portion size was good.The pizza base was so light and crispy and unlike any I had experienced in Australia. I don’t think there was a sauce base either which was different but I really enjoyed, it gave the pizza a refreshing feel which went well with the fresh tomato and thin and light base.

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It was one of the best pizzas I’ve had for sure and love to return if I visit Ubud again.

Check out their website here.

Bamboo, Ubud

Another little gem we stumbled across while walking through the streets of Ubud. The street menu was open onto the “vegan” page which caught our eye and we were so excited to have found an unexpected place with some delicious sounding Asian cuisine so we decided to pop in for lunch.

It had some funky but relaxed decor and was pretty quiet.

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I ordered the Nasi Goreng with tempeh and I think my friend ordered the Special Tropical Tofu and we both really enjoyed our meals!  The prices were really good! The only issue would have been the oil factor as it was very oily and the portions were quite small, but for the price they were you could probably order two meals! Haha.

 

The Spicy Coconut, Seminyak

Let’s just start this off by saying I highly, highly, recommend a visit to The Spicy Coconut when you’re in Seminyak, Bali. It’s 100% vegan and provides amazing food!

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We came for breakfast and I ordered the Dragon Delight smoothie bowl and we both ordered the Pandate Pancake stack.

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All the food came out, beautifully decorated. It was like edible artwork! The smoothie bowl was a vibrant pink from the dragon fruit and the granola and toppings complimented it perfectly.

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The pancakes… oh my gosh, HEAVEN IN OUR MOUTHS. THE best pancakes EVER. They were literal cakes cooked in a pan. Thick, moist and sweet… I wish I could transport back there and re-live the moment.

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I loved the decor in the cafe too! It had white wooden furniture which had been made to look a little less “finished” and a bit more “rustic, with cute stools and coloured light shades, I really liked the style of the place.

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It was quite small when we visited, but we had a chat with the owner (who is lovely FYI) who was talking about extending the place which I think is a great call and I’m sure they’ll see great results from doing so.

We only spent two days in Seminyak, Sunday and Monday and the cafe is closed Monday’s so we were only able to visit once, but I wish we could have gone again and maybe for lunch to try a burger too!

Open Tuesday – Sunday, 8AM till 4pm, make sure you head in there and prepare your taste buds for amazingness…

Ps. Get the pancakes! haha.

Check out their website here.

Cafe Organic, Seminyak

Cafe Organic is a classic health cafe, you just know there will be something for everyone! They have smoothies, juices, smoothie bowls, burgers etc.

 

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The atmosphere and decor is really modern with good music over the speakers. It’s quite busy though and quite noisy but the staff were very friendly!

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We both ordered the Veggie Whopper with roasted pumpkin, salad and onion jam and removed the cheese and aioli to make it vegan (we checked that it’d be vegan if we removed those items) it also came with a side of sweet potato fries. Both the burger and fries were packed full of flavour and we both thoroughly enjoyed it!

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I’d definitely like to come back and try something else from their menu one day as their smoothie bowls look beautifully decorated!

Visit their website here.

Divine Earth, Seminyak

A 100 % vegan and mostly raw restaurant. We came here for dinner on our first night in Seminyak. It was very quiet with only one other table occupied. My friend ordered the “Taco Temple” which was corn torillas, black beans and tofu cheese served with guacamole and salsa and I ordered the “Brown Rice Mushroom Passion” which was brown rice, exotic mushrooms, roasted vegetables and shiitake sauce.

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With my meal, I envisioned something similar to a risotto and I was quite disappointed when I saw that it came out more like a tasting platter but then I started eating it and all of my disappointments were quickly washed away because everything tasted amazing!! It was so unexpected and I felt very happy I tried it.

They also offer some desserts, juices and smoothies.

My only critique would be the small portion sizes.

View their website here.

Happy Chappy, Seminyak

My friend and I had a hankering for some dumplings because we had never tried them and we were hoping to find some! I stumbled across Happy Chappy and saw that they had some and it was right around the corner from where we were staying!

It was a beautiful Chinese-styled restaurant which was quite large and spacious and it looked super cool and we were excited to dine there!

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They give you these cute little hand wipes that come dehydrated and look like mints, and you pop them in the supplied water and they expand into hand wipes! They also give you some tea upon arrival as well.

We asked the staff if their bok choy & red bean steamed buns were vegan and with great success – they were! We also ordered fried rice & chow mien and checked that they were vegan also.

The two mains we ordered were quite oily but still very flavoursome and delicious! The steamed buns… oh, the steamed buns. I’m typing this months after visiting (I’ve been busy and haven’t gotten around to completing this post), but still.. to this day, after trying quite a few different types of steamed buns from different locations (the addiction is real guys) the ones from Happy Chappy are still the best ones I’ve ever had!! I miss them every day haha.

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We only stayed in Seminyak for three nights and ended up coming here two nights in a row it was that good!

The staff were very friendly and were excited to see us come in again the following night. The whole experience was a positive one and I wish they had a franchise here in Adelaide!

Visit their website here.

Nalu Bowls, Seminyak

I had been seeing Nalu Bowls all over Instagram and social media and  as soon as we had arrived in Seminyak we got dropped off there.

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Unfortunately the taxi driver we had didn’t know where it was as it’s awkwardly tucked down a side street and the address we had was at the end furthest from where they are actually located so it was quite a walk with our suitcases while we were hangry (angry-hungry) and very hot!

We ordered two bowls each. I ordered the Uluwatu which is dragon fruit based and the J Bay which was a banana & peanut butter combo and my friend also ordered the J Bay and the Pipeline which was a tropical combination of banana, pineapple & mango.

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They only have a tiny bar to sit at (which was occupied) but there is a cafe directly above them when you’re allowed to sit and they’ll deliver to you up there.

It was a bit of a wait before we got our bowls but when we did they were AMAZING. 10/10 taste. The granola they put on top had cornflakes or something similar in it which made it so incredible!

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We went to go back a 2nd time on our last day but they were having issues with their water so unfortunately we missed out! But the staff saw us standing there and didn’t acknowledge that we were there until we asked “are you closed”. So the service wasn’t the greatest, but the food was good!

Visit their website here.

Alchemy, Ubud

We decided to walk to Alchemy… wouldn’t recommend doing so if you’re hangry! It’s quite a trek when you don’t know where you’re going and get lost!

The cafe itself is quite gorgeous and they have a “Make your Own” salad section and a “Make your Own” smoothie bowl section which is where we headed straight to!

You get to pick your smoothie bowl fillings and your smoothie. I picked dragon fruit, strawberries and two types of muesli/granola toppings and had a cashew milk smoothie.

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So, so yum!

I wish we had been able to go back to order something from their menu (and to get these bowls again!)

Another must visit on my list!

Check our their website here.

Sea Circus

We came here for lunch on our last day in Seminyak. The cafe had brightly coloured, quirky decor. Their menu wasn’t fully vegan but they were able to cater to our needs and had a few options, both savory & sweet.

We ordered an acai bowl each and I ordered the granola that came with a side of fruit and Mel ordered their veggie burger (I believe they had to make a change to the bread to make it vegan) . We also got a juice each, I ordered the strawberry & lychee and it was honestly the greatest juice ever! Such a delicious combo!

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You can view their website here.

 

The moral of the story is… go to Bali & eat their amazing food! I need to back ASAP to relive it all.

I also vlogged the journey on my YouTube channel so feel free to check out the playlist!

 

Stress Less..

In today’s society it is so easy to become stressed out… all this rush, rush with deadlines and/or long hours at work, homework from UNI or school, fitting in time for chores, socialising with friends, partners & family and the list goes on!


Where do you fit in? Where is the time where you get to do something for you & only you?

Stress is incredibly toxic to the body. Stressing about food, boyfriends, your weight, work, friends, whether or not people like you, ect. Is not doing you any good at all!
Stress can cause health issues from something as basic as a headache through to digestive issues and onto much worse, serious things.
If things are causing you stress and aren’t necessary to have in your life, eg. Toxic relationships – Remove them! Sometimes you have to say goodbye to people who aren’t doing you any good. I have done this myself and trust me, it’s okay to do this! You should be surrounding yourself with people who make you feel good and bring you happiness.
If you are stressing about food and your weight – STOP because not only can stress contribute to weight gain, life is so much more than that! You are more than your physical appearance and food is there to fuel us and to be enjoyed. It is necessary for survival!
If work or study is really bringing you down and causing a lot of stress and making you exhausted, be sure to prioritise relaxing! I am a very busy person who loves to be productive and hates “wasting time” and I am currently teaching myself that it’s okay to relax. It’s okay to not be productive for a bit and just watch your favourite TV box set for a few hours, it’s okay to say no to a social occasion for you to have some time to yourself to chill out and it’s okay to take a day off from exercise if you are tired or sore or just because you don’t feel like it. It’s all 100% okay!
Of course we are all going to come across a stressful time in our lives but just make sure to make some time for you. Make you & your health a priority. You have to live with your brain & your body forever so look after them! Take some time out and do the things I mentioned or read a book, have a bath, paint your nails – pamper yourself! (And love yourself)

What I Have Learnt About Romantic Relationships

Something that i have learnt is that when it
comes to being in a romantic relationship with somebody is that the effort you put in orginally should never fade.
Both people in the relationship always need to be trying to win the other. As soon as this stops, that’s when things deminish or lessen & things seem less fresh & exciting.

Always trying to mutually organise time together and relaying the questions “what do you wanna do?”, “i dunno… whatever”, instead of just going on a whim and being like, “hey! tomorrow night we’re going to have a nice day out and then we’ll go out for dinner to that thai place we’ve been wanting to try!”
Showing interest in spending time with your loved one is a huge key. Plan things that you know they’d enjoy, something you love & they’ve never done or try a new experience for you both. quality time together is crucial to keep the connection there and it’s so important to make time for it no matter how busy we get.

Don’t stop doing the little things.. affection and showing interest and appreciation doesn’t have to cost money. Small gestures often mean the world. Cook them a candle lit dinner at home, organise a romantic massage night, do dinner and a movie at home but make a thing of it, like pop some popcorn, turn the lights off ect., write small notes and leave them in places for them to find and make them smile like in their purse, work lunch, under the blanket on their side of the bed and even the smallest of small.. tell them they look gorgeous/hot today, give them hugs, forehead kisses, head scratches or back tickles. All of these things make people feel fuzzy inside and more of that is needed! Being thoughtful & kind is never wasted.

It sounds so simple, but why do so many of us make it so hard?

If you can tell that something is missing or wrong in the relationship, it is so important to address it. Don’t sit around and wait for your significant other to notice or change.. playing games achieve nothing and often makes things worse. Talk about it, work on it together! Don’t dwell on what they did wrong or didn’t do because you wont be able to move on and it won’t get better. It takes two people to build a solid relationship and you both need to be on the same page and working together.

Never stop trying to win the one you love & never abandon the little things as they are often actually big things. Make your partner feel special & appreciated and once you’re both on the same page, making the same effort, it’ll seem effortless and second nature.

Ways to Occupy yourself After a Break Up

So, you just broke up with somebody you loved… you feel sad, empty and like you’ve lost a part of you. You feel like your life is over and you have all this extra free time & have no idea what to do with yourself. Here is some ideas:

Have a Bath: Light some candles and add something nice to your bath like Epsom salts or oatmeal as these are very beneficial health wise. Listen to nice music or read a book or just simply relax!

Pamper Yourself: Do your nails, a body scrub or a facial – or all of the above! Nothing feels better then soft skin and freshly done nails.

Call Someone: Call your Mum, a best friend, a relative… anyone who is a great listener and who you are close too. Venting is a great way to get things off your chest, get a second opinion if you need it and take your mind off things even. I find when I’m upset, I’ll call my Mum and I’ll tell her everything and she’ll listen and/or say things to make me feel better and then by the end of the phone call we would have started talking about other things and I feel a lot better!

Plan, Organise, Do!: Is there something you’ve always wanted to do or a place you’ve wanted to move or travel too but have been held back, in a way, because of your partner? Well, now is the time! Well, soon.. when you’re feeling better.. you know what I mean! Start planning the things you want to do and do these things for you! This will also get you excited for the future and you’ll see that there are brighter days ahead.

Get a Hobby: Colouring in (not just for children!), get crafty and make something, begin a sport, take up photography, take a short course, find a passion and spend your time on it!
For me, I social media as a hobby where I spread the word about veganism & health! It takes up a lot of my time and it’s for a great cause and makes me happy! Just find something that suits you and that you enjoy.

Start Reading: Reading is a great way to distract the mind from negativity and immerse yourself into a new world of new thoughts.

See Friends: When we are in relationships we often can immerse ourselves into the human being we have fallen in love with and fit in friends when we can. Now you will have so much free time to catch up with those friends who you may not have seen for a while! If they are true friends they will be there for you and understand the situation and they will be pleased to see you again. Organise dinners, whether dining out or in, have a movie night in and maybe even a sleepover! Go out to lunch, see a movie, go for a hike, just keep busy!

Exercise: Exercise is a great way to feel good! Moving your body & getting a sweat on will release endorphin.. the feel good hormone! Find something you enjoy, whether it be going for a walk by yourself or with friends, joining a gym, skipping, cycling, whatever tickles your fancy!

Get in Nature: I personally find nature has a calming effect. Whether I’m going for a walk in it or just sitting or eating a meal outside (if you don’t live in a highly congested city area) is nice and relaxing. Listen to the birds and the breeze and if you’re on a hike, just enjoy the surrounds!

Volunteer: Volunteering is a great way if you have a heap of free time. Helping others can often help you 🙂 Look for locations to volunteer near you. You could help out at an animal sanctuary or a homeless shelter for example. There are plenty of places and people (and animals!) that need help.

Remember that things will get better & everything happens for a reason. Use this time to work on you and do things for you. Learn from your ended relationships and be thankful that they happened as it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.

xx

Are Tea-Toxes, Skinny Teas, Flat Tummy Teas & Weightloss Diet Shakes a Waste of Money?

There are so many tea toxes and skinny teas available at the moment, it’s ridiculous! Being a blogger and someone with a social media presence, I have received many emails asking if I wish to promote their weightloss or detox teas. The answer is always no.

They will not make you skinny or lose weight in a healthy way. Some contain caffeine which reduces your appetite and gives you false energy and some even go as far as to contain laxatives to make you go to the toilet more frequently and have the food you’re eating go straight through you, which isn’t healthy! This can mean your body isn’t affectively absorbing the nutrients from the food you’re eating and it can also be very bad for your digestive system.

And then of course you have got your meal replacement diet shakes. These have been around for years! “Simply replace 1-3 meals with our “blah blah” shake and you’ll see the weight fall off!” Give me a break, seriously.

Have you noticed that they always say “in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise” The tea  honestly does nothing. It may help with bloating, depending on the tea and it’s ingredients, but it will not help you achieve longterm, healthy weightloss (if you need it). And the shakes are not a long term solution, you cannot purchase and drink diet shakes for the rest of eternity, you’ll go insane!

Just eat a healthy, plant based diet. That means a lot of CARBS, yes carbs! Carbohydrates are the bodies #1 preffered source of energy. Not proteins, not fat! And NO they will not make you fat!! If you base your diet around fruits, vegetables, starches, legumes and grains and eat at least  2100 calories per day for the average female, more if you are active, you will get the required amount of protein required by the human body. It’s also important to include some healthy fats like avocado, nut & seed butter, nuts ect, just consume mostly carbohydrates.

Don’t listen to “skinny teas” or diet shakes and their lies. Just eat whole, plant foods in abundance and you will achieve long term health & a slim figure!

If you have any questions on this topic or about going vegan, please don’t be afraid to email me at everydaysimplehealth@outlook.com

I also have an e-book coming out soon which is basically a How-To book on going vegan. For food ideas, more recipes and vlogs check out my YouTube Channel – just search “everydaysimplehealth”!

My 1st Naturopath Appointment

As you may or may not know, depending if you have been following me for some time or not, I suffer from some digestive issues!

There are some things that just a standard vegan, plant based diet cannot fix entirely and efficiently on it’s own. I often feel like a failure and a bad example when I promote that a vegan lifestyle is super healthy & the best for everyone, the animals & the environment when I feel like s*** everyday.

Over my years since childhood I have experienced an array of symptoms like bloating, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, cramping, pain ect. As a toddler, my diet was immaculate, my mother made the effort to feed me homemade veggie purees ect. As I got older my taste for processed junk became a thing. I remember saying to my Mum “how is it even possible to have two servings of fruit & five servings of veggies in a day?!” (how times have changed for me, now right?). In my early teens I saw a gastroenterologist and had an endoscopy to look into my stomach and nothing was wrong. I did another food test where I had to eat cornflakes at the hospital & they had to watch it digest to which they then discovered that food took a bit longer for me to digest and would sit in my stomach – hence the nausea every time I ate something (this has since improved immensely!). By the end of it, by gastroenterologist said that I have IBS and I need to clean up my diet and have more fibre. It took me a long time to realise what I had to do to help myself, but it still never got much better, I just learnt what made it a lot worse – oil, dairy, red meat & processed food.

The symptoms got worse as the years have gone on and now I’ve been a vegan for about 7 months. I was constantly looking for possible diagnoses hoping to find a solution and a way to fix myself.  I tried the FODMAP diet, I tried cutting out fruit thinking I had fructose malabsorption. Then I thought I had SIBO. My doctors weren’t helpful at all and I was on the public health system for a gastroenterologist for a year, which is when I decided I’d see a Naturopath. It was time. I didn’t like doctors anyway, I had just been putting it off for so long because I didn’t want to fork out all the money.

But on Monday the 1st of February, I finally did.

My Naturopath, Stuart Main – who is also vegan, pricked my finger for a blood sample and looked at it through a microscope. He said that I have some inflammation and an overgrowth of yeast and bad bacteria. This was more information than I had ever received from a doctor. It’s suggested that this would be from my past of taking antibiotics (a 6 week course a few months prior for my Perioral dermatitis & I annually experience tonsillitis or something similar as well) as well as past diet choices.

He instructed me to never have a dosage of antibiotics again, and knowing what they have done to me, I will certainly be steering clear of those! I also have to have 4 servings of powdered probiotics per day as well as fermented foods, more greens, fruits & a larger variety of food to heal my gut.

It’s going to take some time & effort, but I hope I will be able to heal myself with the instructions I’ve been given. I will be keeping regular updates on my Youtube channel & Instagram accounts if you wish to follow my journey.

I hope to heal myself and share the story with others who are experiencing digestive issues as I now know how common it is! Listen to a Naturopath first over a GP. There is a reason why your body does what it does, you just have to listen to it, not take a ton of drugs.