Coconut oil seems to have taken the gastronomy world by storm, from adding it to coffees to food bloggers and celebrities swearing by it. The interest in its health benefits has massively increased, with some even terming it as a "superfood"- but does it really live up to the hype? Sales in the UK have … Continue reading Coconut or Coconot?
This weeks rant is how breakfast cereals (and granola, muesli, cereal bars etc) can be incredibly deceiving, portraying a "healthy" image when in fact laden with sugars and hidden calories. Don't get me wrong, breakfast cereals can be a great source of fibre and nutrients such as iron and vitamin B12 if they're fortified, however … Continue reading Should we all be cereal killers?
This weeks topic is all about caffeine - some of us are totally hooked and cannot start our day without a bucket of coffee (joys of adulting) while others experience digestive discomfort such as heart burn and avoid it. Other uses are now beginning to emerge for caffeine, such as increasing sports performance and … Continue reading Spilling the beans on coffee
Carbs have always been a hot “should you or shouldn’t you” topic leaving many people confused about their role in our diets. I’ve broken down the role of carbs for both weight loss and muscle gain, one of which will hopefully be applicable to you and help set the record straight. WEIGHT LOSS Common Perceptions … Continue reading Penne for your thoughts on carbs?
There’s no denying that the rate of people becoming vegan has massively surged, with more and more people taking interest and questioning if it is just another “fad” that will soon die out like paleo or Atkins. Love them or hate them, there are some pretty passionate vegans out there, who get a lot of … Continue reading Is veganism just another fad?
So my first blog post is dedicated to a myth that gets qualified health professionals blood boiling - juices and detoxes. As consumers, we're surrounded by advertising campaigns like "get bikini ready in just one week!" or "lose stubborn belly fat with three day juicing" but here is the truth - they're nothing short of … Continue reading Detoxing & Juices = flushing money down the toilet