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2020 Dirty Dozen List

Every year the EWG publish the DIRTY DOZEN and CLEAN FIFTEEN list of fruits and vegetables. Choose organic from the dirty dozen list as these are the fruits and veg with the highest average pesticide residue. The clean fifteen shows you the foods with the lowest pesticides, so you can eat these non-organic versions more […]

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11 Ways To Support Your Immune System With Food

More that ever right now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our attention has turned to ways in which we can support our immune systems. As well as keeping stress in check and tending to our mental health, the food we eat plays a crucial role in the way our immune systems perform. We […]

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How To Eat An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Acute inflammation shows up when you injure yourself, such as spraining your ankle or being stung by a bee, however did you know that systemic, chronic inflammation in your body is the driver of many degenerative health conditions, like diabetes, cancer and heart disease? Processed foods, sugar, refined, white carbohydrates and trans fats are the […]

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How low can you go? The basics of low carb eating

There are many benefits of a low carb diet, particularly for certain conditions like diabetes, hormonal imbalances and weight gain, but exactly what is low carb eating and how low can you go? Current official dietary guidelines recommend you eat at least 250g of carbohydrates a day from sources like bread, pasta, rice and cereals, […]

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The ketogenic diet in a nutshell

The keto diet is currently receiving a lot of attention in medical and nutritional circles. You may have heard of the term ketogenic diet, or the words ketone bodies, but you’re not sure exactly what they are. What does it mean to be ketogenic and what does it take to get into nutritional ketosis? Keto in a nutshell A ketogenic […]

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Food addictions and how to overcome them

I want to talk about the emotions behind our food and drink choices. What drives us to eat the things we eat? Why do we get addicted to food or drink? What emotions are we trying to deal with as we reach for a comforting glass of wine or a soothing sugary snack? Are our […]

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Detoxing and why you should do it

Detoxing is getting a lot of press these days. With the increasing presence of additives, intensive farming and unnatural modifications being made to our food, including the toxins we ingest and are surrounded by (sugar, transfats, alcohol, smoke, pollution, etc.), it’s no wonder detoxing is so popular. Many people turn to cleanses to give their […]

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