Category Archives: Special Features

Let’s talk Post Natal depression on World Mental Health Day

This week we’re proud to announce that Kalila co-founder Claire has an article in the Association for Post natal Illness (APNI) newsletter, supporting mums with postnatal depression, explaining how diet and healthy eating can support some of the many symptoms linked to post-partum illness. Post Natal Depression (PND) affects as many as 10% of new […]

Yoga for Kids! Introducing Poses

yoga for kids

Yoga for kids is exploding worldwide these days. More and more, people are talking about the benefits of yoga for children (and parents too) which is wonderful considering the amount of stress our society is facing these days. For adults, it can be hard to understand how to share yoga with your kids. If you’ve […]

It’s World Vegetarian Day so we’re asking about the benefits of kids going veggie!

A friend recently rang Kalila all a fluster asking what we thought about vegetarian diets for young children? It got our Nutritionist Claire thinking and as today is World Vegetarian day, and with many campaigners promoting vegetarianism for environmental reasons, and for a healthier world, we decided to look into it further. It transpires that […]

Welcome back and a look at whats coming this autumn at Kalila …

If you’re like us, the holidays are over and the children are heading back to school, and life is settling back into a routine…we’d like to say a huge welcome back!! Kalila co-founders Kathy and Claire have been busy with their families in Canada and the UK as well as fitting in a few summer […]

Kalila & Strong Women Co. get chatty debating ‘female empowerment’

Collaborating with other female-run companies is something we’re very passionate about. So obviously we were thrilled when we had the opportunity to sit down with Strong Women Co. based out of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Strong Women Co. is the brain child of Kelly Hickey, women’s empowerment specialist and overall powerhouse. After years working within the […]

Communities are only as strong as the health of their women

We’re just a little bit in love with former first lady Michelle Obama and going through some old quotes today we came across two which really resonated for us as women and mothers. Being healthy isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline… Wouldn’t it be great if we could shift this ancient […]

Eat for Race day & Recovery – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 3)

As Race day approaches and after weeks of training it’s time to consolidate everything you’ve practised ready for racing. Kalila’s Kathy is race ready for Boston 2018 and the Kalila team are all here cheering her on. She’s put in the miles in training and has fuelled her body to reach peak fitness. Now it’s […]

Make Love to Make Baby

We’re all aware that to make a baby, having sex is usually a vital step. It’s a classic part of baby making that does get altered from time to time but, generally speaking, it gets results. But what about this wives tale about making love to get baby out? If you’ve ever neared your due […]

Eat for endurance – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 2)

So last month we looked at some of the basics for eating to run, and how to get a balanced source of energy for exercise. This month our focus shifts to eating for endurance in support of our very own Kathy who is busy training for Boston 2018. For anyone out there who has completed […]

“Eat to run” series -fuel your body

As Kalila’s Kathy starts 2018 with some intensive marathon training ready for Boston 2018,  the focus of this month’s nutrition slot is all about eating to run. And it’s not just marathon training that requires specialist fuel but all forms of running and power walking. We need energy to exercise, and more importantly we need […]