The Med Diet experience

The Med Diet experience

 I used to have a streetlight outside my bedroom window; now I have a palm tree.After ten years reading and reporting on research into food, one thing stood out: nothing beats the Mediterranean Diet. Yet while so much has been written about it, and many of us do our...
What don’t you eat?

What don’t you eat?

The last few months have seen many more studies and media reports on the increasing evidence of the health problems associated with diets too dominated by processed and highly processed food. Indeed, it has now been stated that in many countries poor diet now causes...
Grapes – nature’s ready-made sweet snack.

Grapes – nature’s ready-made sweet snack.

     Grapes – nature’s ready-made sweet snack.Throughout history grapes have been used mostly to make wine, but they are also a perfect ready-made portable healthy snack; sweet to taste and high in water content and nutrients. Nutritionally they are...
Why not to fear fat!

Why not to fear fat!

     Why not to fear fat!Fat in the dietary world has been the big enemy for a long time, with ‘fat-free’ one of the most popular ways to market processed foods. The replacement of fat with sugar in many products has now made people believe both sugar and fat are...
Blending tips for healthier smoothies.

Blending tips for healthier smoothies.

     Blending tips for healthier smoothies. Smoothies are often portrayed as the ultimate shortcut to a healthy diet, but could they be doing us more harm than good? Some things to watch out for. A smoothie, while a source of nutrition often contains too much sugar,...

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