My name is Iemke. And I like to call myself a foodnerd. But above that I’m a women, wife, mom of two amazing boys, a Dutchie living in South Africa, nutritionist, blogger and idealist.
When I was 10 years old I decided to become vegetarian and have been ever since. Back in the 1990s in the Netherlands it was not a common way of eating. Back then my main consideration was that I didn’t want to eat dead animals.
When I got older my considerations for my way of eating changed. I learned more about food and which food is important for our body. I realised a mainly plant-based diet is the healthiest way to live. Not only for your body, but also for you mind and conscience. Agriculture is taking a big toll on our planet and the amount of meat people eating today is not ethical, when the emmisions of greenhouse gases are dangerously high and a great part of the world population is starving.
My study and voyage of discovery through the world of food let me to eat mainly plant-based. Not only for my physical and mental health. But mainly as a mom, I owe it to our childeren to contribute to a sustainable world which our they can inherit from us. For their future, health and world.
I’m nearly finishing my study nutritionist which gives me a lot of information about which food can support your body in staying or getting healthy. I will happily share this information with you on this site.
‘Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food’ Hippocrates
Subscribe for my blog and follow me on instagram.