Author: Susan Tomassini

Superfood Feature : MACA

Maca is a Peruvian root vegetable that looks a bit like a turnip and has been used as a food staple for thousands years by men, women, children and infants.  It is known as a potent superfood as it can improve mood and energy, boosts…


Chocolate is good for you

MONACO LIFESTYLE: I have a confession to make: I’m a chocoholic. Legend has it that I ate so much chocolate during my last pregnancy that I single-handedly kept Ladurée’s place des Moulins branch in business. My post-pregnancy cholesterol levels imposed a six-month chocolate hiatus: by the…


Flaxseed may be tiny but they have huge health benefits. They have been around thousands of years and are known to aid in stabilising blood sugar, lowering cholesterol, promoting weight loss, increasing immunity, reducing bone loss and fighting cancer.  Flaxseeds are bursting with vitamins and…

Why Eat Raw!

The raw food diet is based on the belief that the most healthful food for the body is uncooked. That’s because cooking denatures the enzymes naturally present in food. Enzymes are the life force of a food, helping us to digest food and absorb nutrients….