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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
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I think it is fair to say that the eating habits of many on western diets are shocking. We live in a society where breakfast is routinely skipped or eaten in the car, and lunchtimes are spent slumped over computers while we tuck into processed refined carbs....read more
In this must watch video Dr John McDougall discusses new evidence that shows that gladiators lived on vegan diets. SIGN-UP FOR MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FOR ARTICLES, RECIPES, MEAL PLANS AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! ...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.