Nourish yourself well,

it’s A No Grainer

Nourish yourself well,

it’s A No Grainer

Low-fat diets will negatively effect every cell in your body. Here’s why

Fats are essential to human health at every level beginning at a cellular base; however, decades of misinformation regarding the healthfulness of fat has meant that many people actively avoid...
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Milestones in human nutrition: where did we go so wrong?

In part I of this series on the evolution of the human diet, we looked at how our ancestors of 40,000 years ago ate. While our brains have developed exponentially since our hunter gatherer times,...
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Why our hunter gatherer ancestors would not recognise today’s “food”

Today the western diet bears little resemblance to what our bodies have evolved to eat. While we might like to think of ourselves as completely different to our ancestors of 40,000 years ago, the...
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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. 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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Low-fat diets will negatively effect every cell in your body. Here’s why

Fats are essential to human health at every level beginning at a cellular base; however, decades...
Read More

Milestones in human nutrition: where did we go so wrong?

In part I of this series on the evolution of the human diet, we looked at how our ancestors of...
Read More

Why our hunter gatherer ancestors would not recognise today’s “food”

Today the western diet bears little resemblance to what our bodies have evolved to eat. While we...
Read More

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,...
Read More

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

Nutritional therapy

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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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I can help you nourish yourself well using whole foods. Get in touch to arrange a free fifteen minute consultation.

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"Whole grains are healthy. Fat makes you fat. Cholesterol will kill me."

Let’s debunk the nutrition myths that are preventing us from eating REAL FOOD.

Let’s debunk the nutrition myths that are preventing us from eating REAL FOOD.

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

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...

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....

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