October 2011

Emergen-C (Trailwalker Item 6)

My final Trailwalker essential is also very fitting for this time of year. We've all noticed the temperature dropping this week in London as well as the sniffles and coughs in the office/tube/pub from others around us and perhaps in ourselves. It's this time of...

Nutiva Chia Seeds (Trailwalker Item 5)

Chia seeds are an ancient food eaten in early Aztec and Mayan cultures. They are full of fibre, protein, minerals, omega-3 and antioxidants. They don't taste of much, but I wasn't eating them for flavour. What makes chia seeds great for eating during exercise is...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Jane Iredale Cosmetics

Iredale Mineral Cosmetics was founded by Jane Iredale, a mineral-based makeup company which prides itself on not only producing cosmetics that are not just safe but actually cosmeceutical. They are non-comedogenic, each product is sensitivity tested and there is virtually no allergy risk. Unlike most...

Coconut Water (Trailwalker Item 4)

Coconut water is an addiction of mine, admittedly there are worse things to be addicted to. A piano student first introduced me to a white can of the beverage which I instantly took a liking to flavour-wise, however I was initially put off after drinking...