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it’s A No Grainer

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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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Create nutrient dense food

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

Perfect superfood (offal) balls

Liver and heart are easily one of the most nutrient dense foods going around. Incorporating these foods into your diet is an excellent way to ensure you get adequate amounts of B vitamins in particular. Consuming these nutrient dense foods from animal sources ensures...

Simon’s borscht

My lovely boyfriend got some grain free inspiration and whipped up this tasty borscht. This is a beetroot based soup served in many Eastern European countries, particularly Poland and Russia. His recipe is a great way to use up leftover vegetable leaves and includes...

Delicious sautéed purple cabbage

My sauteed purple cabbage is a delicious accompaniment to any meat dish. The orange rind gives it a nice bit of tartness which goes perfectly with the sweetess brought by the dates. Put it on the stove and leave it to simmer away while you do something else. Simple! 5...

Recent nutrition articles

Humans are animals too: Part 2

Why do human animals have such special eating habits? In part I of this article we looked at two important differences in the dietary and exercise habits of humans and our friends in the animal kingdom. In this section we go a bit deeper. 3: Humans are the only...

Why vegetable oils are toxic

Vegetable oils are dangerous, not a healthy saturated fat alternative. They’re unstable, release free radicals and cause oxidative damage. In this post learn all about the dangers of vegetable oils and trans-fats and how to make healthier choices.

The A No Grainer guide to cooking fats

With so many fats available, it can be tricky to choose which one is best, particularly for different occasions types of food. Here's where my cooking fats guide can come in handy. Foods that are made of mainly saturated fatty acids (SFAs) are the best for cooking....

We need to talk about grains…

These problematic components of grain biology could be severely damaging your digestion and inhibiting nutrient absorption In the previous posts on grains we looked at why grains are not a nutritional food simply because they are not a whole food. However, the reasons...

All about the gut microbiome

In part II of the gut health series we learn all about the bacteria that inhabit the human gut microbiome and why balance is so crucial for your health. We cover two common conditions that stem from gut flora imbalances.

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