“I Won’t Trade Pizza and Booze to Live an Extra 10 Years…” Have you seen these sorts of headlines before?
I was watching an interview with comedian Ricky Gervais the other day when he repeated it.
Another of my favourite comedians, Bill Maher, is also known for giving similar statements slagging off healthy eating practices.
You may be […]
This is one of the most common questions I get: why don’t you recommend oil, even olive oil?
I can understand feeling frustration when you try to remove something from your diet, it happened to me too in the past, but we must examine the issue of consuming oils objectively.
To start with, the simple answer: Oil […]
Are smoothies always healthier than juices, and if not, in what circumstances should you drink juices versus smoothies?
Let’s answer this tricky question.
Now, smoothies, and especially green smoothies or smoothies with all kinds of powders are all the craze.
Juice extractors are not as popular as they used to be, but still can have their place in […]
When you’re starting a raw food diet, you need to be sure you have learned enough about nutrition, and more specifically, about raw foods, that you can achieve sustainable success.
Having thrived on a raw food plan for over 10 years, I am excited to share the ins and outs about eating this way and which […]
I have a friend in London who, every time he invited me to his house, used to say: you can eat this chocolate because it’s organic.
And no matter how often I subtly remind him: “because something is organic, it doesn’t mean is good for you.”
It’s a bit like injecting organic heroin or smoking organic cocaine, […]
Do you ever feel bloated like a hot air balloon after eating? Or sluggish and heavy?
Many of us do – and even though it’s common, feeling digestive discomfort or fatigue after eating isn’t normal.
In fact, after you eat, you should feel energized, refreshed, and ready to take on the world.
So, if you suffer from annoying […]
One minute, you’re innocently going about your day – the next, you’re in the clutches of desire.
Your object of lust: a chocolate cupcake or a piece of pizza. Next thing you know, you’re licking frosting off your fingers guiltily.
What just happened? You were clobbered by a food craving.
We have all been there.
Many years ago, I […]