Nourish yourself well,

it’s A No Grainer

Nourish yourself well,

it’s A No Grainer

Fats, prostaglandins and anti-inflammatory drugs

An important part of nourishing yourself well is including plenty of healthy fats in the diet. Fats are the building blocks of many things in the body including cells, hormones and prostaglandins,...
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The shocking truth behind our fear of saturated fat

Lies, misinformation and dubious studies wrongly shaped beliefs and official guidelines about saturated fat. Learn where the fear of saturated fat, the fat that comes from nature, began in this post.

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Distilled water and hydration

Hydration is critical to good health and supports a huge number of bodily functions. However, hydration is more complex than simply drinking water. In addition to H2O our bodies require the right...
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Our skeleton and blood acidity (pH)

The body’s skeletal system serves a multitude of functions far in excess of providing structural support. One of they key functions of the skeleton is to act as a storage facility for our body’s...
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Fat chemistry and cooking stability

What we have long been told about fat is wrong. It is saturated, not polyunsaturated fat that feeds our bodies well. Learn all about fat chemistry to understand why in this simple post.

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Gluten intolerance is real and your body needs you to understand it

There is a big reason for the gluten free craze sweeping the world. Learn about this sticky protein and the damage it causes in this comprehensive post where we cover Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance. An article that your health won’t want you to miss!

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Dairy’s problematic components: lactose and casein

In part one of my articles on dairy I looked at why full-fat dairy can be a healthy part of a balanced diet. However, we should be aware that like grains, dairy products contain a number of...
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What’s the deal with dairy? – Part I

“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong.” I imagine there are not many readers who didn’t hear this at least once or twice when growing up. The need to consume dairy products is ingrained in...
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Fats, prostaglandins and anti-inflammatory drugs

An important part of nourishing yourself well is including plenty of healthy fats in the diet....
Read More

The shocking truth behind our fear of saturated fat

Today, official dietary guidlines around the world tell us to limit our consumption of fat,...
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Distilled water and hydration

Hydration is critical to good health and supports a huge number of bodily functions. However,...
Read More

Our skeleton and blood acidity (pH)

The body’s skeletal system serves a multitude of functions far in excess of providing structural...
Read More

Fat chemistry and cooking stability

Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, trans fats, omega 3 fats, polyunsaturated fatty...
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Gluten intolerance is real and your body needs you to understand it

You’ve no doubt heard about the gluten free phenomenon sweeping the western world. There actually...
Read More

Dairy’s problematic components: lactose and casein

In part one of my articles on dairy I looked at why full-fat dairy can be a healthy part of a...
Read More

What’s the deal with dairy? – Part I

“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong.” I imagine there are not many readers who didn’t...
Read More

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Good nutrition starts with real food

Understand why grains are not a health food and why we don’t need to be scared of fat. Calories and nutrients broken down to help you make informed choices.

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Put your new nutrition knowledge into practice with my easy, nutritious and grain free recipes.

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Stay well while you travel, naturally

Travel can be difficult at the best of times. Food intolerances only add to the challenge. Find my tips for travel in parts of Asia here.

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Latest recipes

Maple coated almonds

My maple salted almonds are such a tasty snack! Enjoy as a treat, because it is very hard to stop. 5 minutes prepation 25 minutes cooking 10 servings Ingredients 2 cups raw almonds 2 tbs quality maple syrup Himalayan pink rock salt Method If possible soak the almonds...

Sautéed apple and cabbage (perfect accompaniment to pork)

This sauted cabbage and apple is the perfect accompaniment to roast pork. Match it with my roast pork shoulder recipe in this post. 10 minutes preparation 30 minutes cooking 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbs lard ½ white onion Half a white cabbage 1 green granny smith...

Roast pork shoulder (tender pork and crackling)

I absolutely love roast pork because it’s such a versatile meat. We cook a pork joint every other Sunday and it gives us a number of lunches and dinners for the week. As the meat is so fatty it is a good one to take to work cold and heat up with other vegetables that...

Recent nutrition articles

Distilled water and hydration

Hydration is critical to good health and supports a huge number of bodily functions. However, hydration is more complex than simply drinking water. In addition to H2O our bodies require the right balance of electrolytes to adequately absorb and utilise fluid in our...

The truth about heartburn

The current paradigm is wrong!  It is common knowledge that if you experience heartburn (a burning sensation in the oesophagus), then you should take an antacid. If the problem becomes ongoing then a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) might be a good solution. This logic is...

Digestion I: the key to good health

It might seem obvious and straight-forward, but digestion is one of the most basic foundations of good health. This incredible process, through which our body extracts nutrients from food, is responsible for sustaining our very survival. Digestion is a series of...

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