My Latest Blog Posts
Are Skittles vegan? Technically yes (but always read labels as ingredients can change without warning). So what’s the problem? While skittles don’t contain animal products (and some would argue this constitutes vegan), some of its other ingredients directly harm and...read more
Vegan documentaries……. I love nothing more on a Sunday afternoon than turning on Netflix (other film providers are available), making some vegan treats and watching a good old vegan film that puts the world to rights. But for me, these films mean more than a bit...read more
Vegan blogs are a great! And vegan blogs are also one of the main reasons that veganism has grown so much over the last 10 years. They inspire people to make fundamental and lasting changes in their lives. There are now thousands of blogs to choose from. Blogs on...read more
One of the questions I most get asked is how I eat out as a vegan……and where are my favourite vegan restaurants. Now before I go any further I just want to caveat and say that I still have a lot of challenges in this area (so I totally understand your struggles...read more
Does cooking vegetables remove nutrients? The short answer is that it depends on which vegetables we are talking about! We all should strive to eat a combination of raw and cooked vegetables on a daily basis to receive the maximum amount of nutrition possible. Most of...read more
A new study by the University of Sydney has revealed that it was starchy carbohydrates that were fundamental in the evolution of the human brain - not meat. The study published in the Quarterly Review of Biology challenges the previously false belief that human brains...read more
I am currently studying for an MSc in Food, Nutrition & Health.
I have always been interested in nutrition, but this interest grew exponentially after I lost both parents and a sister to chronic diseases.
In the aftermath of these loses, I started thinking what can I do to prevent these diseases happening to me? Is it genetic? Does food matter? What is healthy food? Is illness my destiny?
These questions slowly turned into an obsession. I have literally spent the last 5 years of my life reading every nutritional publication known to man. And the more I read, the more I couldn’t believe my eyes. The science is clear, heart disease can be prevented and reversed with diet. The same applies to diabetes, cancers, arthritis and many, many other conditions.