About three years ago, I decided to pay visit to a well-known raw food restaurant in London’s Mayfair, called 42 Raw.
Browsing through the menu, I felt like a kid in a candy store. This place had it all: raw burgers, tapas, Thai noodles, different types of sandwiches, raw pizzas, pancakes, and whatnot.
I chose a lasagne […]
Since I got myself into the world of health and nutrition, the issue of nutrition “facts” has puzzled me.
These days, too many people swear by whatever nutritional data they find and they feel totally obsessed by those details.
From the supposed healing power of hundreds of “super foods” to apple vinegar “secrets” to saturated fat statistics […]
Ask almost anyone what they need to do to lose a few pounds, and they’ll probably say, “Cut back on the carbs.”
As a nutrition researcher, I’ve heard it hundreds of times and it is one of the most damaging mistakes I see people make.
While the low carb movement has waxed and waned in popularity since […]
Raw foodists, vegans, and paleo folk all love avocados, nuts, seeds, and oils, such as olive and coconut. Personally, I think avocados and other healthy fatty foods are good for you!
If you are going to eat plenty of fruit, like you should for optimal health, fat quantity becomes an issue.
One avocado can contain 30-50 grams […]
Weight is a sensitive issue for most people. Only a small percentage of women in the western world say they are at their ideal weight – and most of those who aren’t blame their lack of willpower and the cost of healthy foods.
Similarly, most men are frustrated by what they see on the scale; either […]
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom has launched a campaign this month calling people to ‘Go for Gold’. A reference to the advice that when frying, baking, toasting, or roasting starchy foods like potatoes, you should aim for a golden yellow colour (or lighter).
The campaign aims to help people understand and minimise […]