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it’s A No Grainer

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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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...
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Digestion III: the pancreas, liver and gallbladder to the intestines

Stage three in the digestive process involves a number of organs. The chyme has reached the bottom of the stomach (the duodenum) and is ready to move to the next phase… Stage three: Release of...
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Digestion II: the critical role of the stomach in our digestive process

In part I of this series on digestive health I covered the very first stage of digestion, which begins in the brain. Now the food has reached the stomach there are a number of processes and moving...
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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...
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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

The truth about heartburn

The current paradigm is wrong!  It is common knowledge that if you experience heartburn (a burning...
Read More

Digestion III: the pancreas, liver and gallbladder to the intestines

Stage three in the digestive process involves a number of organs. The chyme has reached the bottom...
Read More

Digestion II: the critical role of the stomach in our digestive process

In part I of this series on digestive health I covered the very first stage of digestion, which...
Read More

Digestion I: the key to good health

It might seem obvious and straight-forward, but digestion is one of the most basic foundations of...
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

Carrot and parsnip soup

This soup is full of colourful vegetables that are rich in a range of minerals and vitamins. Combining them with a good quality fat, such as ghee, coconut oil or butter helps to maximise your body's ability to absorb these important nutrients. The presence of high...

Brussel sprouts and dates

Who said Brussel sprouts weren't a treat!? 5 minutes prepation 20 minutes cooking 2-4 servings Ingredients 3 cups brussel sprouts, stalks removed and quartered 4-6 dates, chopped finely (use more if you prefer a sweeter meal) 1 tbs coconut oil Salt and pepper...

Sautéed Broccoli and pecans

Struggling to get some healthy greens into your diet? This is a quick and tasty recipe to help. You can substitute the broccoli for Brussels sprouts or kale and add more or less dates to bring the sweetness up or down. Swap any nuts such as macadamias (pictured) or...

Recent nutrition articles

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...

Understanding cooking fats

For at least two - three generations we've been told to steer clear of saturated fat because it causes heart disease. This has pushed many people toward using polyunsaturated fats such as vegetable and seed oils as an alternative. But you need to ask yourself two...

Stop counting calories

Most of us who have embarked been on a weight loss quest have probably been conscious of calories. While it is good to take notice of what you put into your body for health purposes, focusing on calories is not a healthy or useful way to go about...

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