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.
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.
“Adrenal fatigue” refers to a cluster of conditions where the adrenal glands become overworked and unable to produce the right balance of hormones. In a society where we value hard work, deal with financial stress and often don’t meet our nutritional needs, the occurrence of stress related fatigue is epidemic. In this article I cover the basics of adrenal fatigue and why it is critical that we all de-stress a little to support our physical and mental health.
Although grains are promoted as a dietary staple they contain many components that humans simply cannot digestion. Compounds such as lectins, phytates and saponins are designed to protect the grain and ensure survival of the species. But how does this go for humans? The answer is not so great. Understand how grains disrupt digestion in this quick guide.
For years we have been told to fear and avoid saturated fat. Governments and official nutrition bodies are some of the biggest proponents of this advice.
Today I am here to tell you that it has all been a big saturated fat lie!
Learn why saturated fat is healthy and cholesterol is essential for your body.
There are a myriad of reasons why grains are not an appropriate staple in the human diet. Starting with why human digestive systems are not built for grains, this article explores some of the other physiological reasons why grains are not a health food and why other foods that have long been demonised should have a place in our diets.
We live in a world full of chronic stress – busy jobs, tight finances, relationships. But our bodies can’t tell the difference between chronic stress and a life threatening situation. In this article I will teach you about the very important parasympathetic vs sympathetic states and how these stress responses effect every cell in your body.
Protein is the building block of life. Muscle, neurotransmitters, hormones and many other critical parts of the human body is made from proteins.
Learn why consuming protein is so important and understand which forms that your body will absorb.
Plus a key recommendation to support gut health.