Lee Holmes is a holistic nutritionist, hatha yoga teacher, wholefoods chef and author of the number one selling titles Supercharged Food, Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal Your Gut, Supercharged Food for Kids and Eat Right for Your Shape, which follows her culinary exploration of Ayurvedic nutrition and lifestyle practices in India and Sri Lanka.
Passing up her former qualifications in food and nutrition, she worked for fifteen years in high-level positions in the music and television industries but her career ended up on the cutting room floor after being diagnosed with a debilitating autoimmune disease in 2006.
Lee embarked on a journey of self-discovery and her love of food and cooking and nutrition skills enabled her come full circle. Lee travelled the world discovering foods that could be used as a healing instrument. After discovering many nutrient-rich foods and changing her diet, Lee’s health dramatically improved. Her mind alive with ideas for new recipes, she wanted to share her creations and www.superchargedfood.com was born.
“There are a lot of fad and crash diets being promoted that result in yo-yo eating habits and just end up making things worse for your body in the long run. Supercharged Food is about making realistic and small changes every day”.
Lee has appeared on Australian television on Channel 7 Sunrise, Channel 9 Today Mornings, Channel Ten’s The Circle and in international publications such as The Times UK, The Sun, BBC Good Food, The Guardian, Sunday Express, Huffington Post, The Daily Express Newspaper UK, Elle Magazine, Body and Soul, The Age, The Australian, Good Weekend, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Mind Food, Australian Good Taste, Delicious, Nature and Health and Vogue Magazine.
Her blog has become one of the leading health and lifestyle blogs in Australia, winning the overall 2013 Bupa Health Influencer Awards and the best healthy eating blog.
Lee is also an active change-maker having created a petition to improve food in hospitals across her state after challenging the Minister for Health to live off hospital food for four days. The minister didn’t take her up on the challenge but her petition led to a healthier menu in several hospitals.
Her number one selling recipe book, Supercharged Food was created to cater for anyone looking to overhaul their diet and increase their intake of fresh, wholesome and nutrient-rich foods as well as the growing number of people who suffer from auto immune disorders, Crohns and coeliac disease, IBS, ulcerative colitis, candida and food allergies and intolerances.
Lee’s book Supercharged Food for Kids, aims to encourage healthy eating and build stronger, healthier and brighter kids from the ground up. Eat Yourself Beautiful, features secret recipes for juices, snacks and meals using key nutrient-rich and anti-inflammatory ingredients and every day foods for longevity. In Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian she puts vegetables front and centre on the dinner table.