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"The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison."
My FREE guide to cooking fats is the perfect resource to help your transition to whole foods. Understand which fats are safe for heating and which to avoid. It has information about the fatty acid profile of common fats and how this impacts its suitability for cooking.
In this article I want to dispel the myth that grains are a wholesome, healthy food. In part I we look at the nutritional profile of grains and why removing some of them from your diet is a healthy choice.
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 truth is 99.9% of our genetics are the same! Of course our intelligence...
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!
Weight management is far more complex than a simple calories in = calories out equation. You can’t out think your body, you need to work with its hormones. Today we look at one of the very basics of diet and weight loss.
Starting with calories, we examine nutrition basics over three articles to help you.
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.
This cumberland pie is a warming winter food that everyone will enjoy. It’s full of plenty of good stuff: carbs, fat and lots of minerals.
A rich and satisfying alternative to truffles normally made with biscuit. These are so easy to whip up and sure to please people looking for a sweet, but healthy treat. You can easily make this...
Two easy recipes to create your own tasty homemade dips. Full of flavour, but without any of the nasties.
This lemon baked chicken is a really easy one tray dish. The lemon and olives give the chicken give this dish a sharp, tangy flavour and the chicken fat combined with white wine and stock creates a nice gravy.
We can get rid of the idea that lean chicken breast is the healthiest choice of meat. It’s so boring! Thighs and wings are fattier and far more nutrient dense cuts.
Whipping up a sweet potato and carrot hash for breakfast is a quick way to get a delicious and balanced meal on the table. It goes perfectly with any kind of eggs and will make a great accompaniment for leftovers!
hese paleo hemp protein balls are an absolute winner in terms of health, flavour and convenience. Hemp protein contains a number of essential amino acids, including methionine, tryptophan, phenylalanine, leucine and more. Essential amino acids are those that our body cannot make so we must consume them from food.