Nutrition

FDA Bans Trans Fats From ALL Food In The US

Trans fats are the worst type of fat you can eat. End of. These fats are formed during a food process called hydrogenation — when vegetable oil is heated to very high temperatures and hydrogen is added which turns the liquid vegetable oil into solid fat… a similar structure to plastic… or candle wax! The […]

A Packet Of Crisps — One Of Your Five A Day?

Sometimes I don’t know if I should laugh, cry or just shake my head in disbelief… According to the latest nutritional survey, millions of parents are mistakenly feeding their children junk food, with one in twenty thinking a packet of crisps counts towards the UK government’s recommendation of eating five fruit and veg a day… […]

How To Tell If Your Olive Oil Is The Real Thing

Olive oil has been used for over 5,000 years and its health benefits include boosting immunity; increasing bone density; preventing cancer, stroke and heart disease; lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of diabetes. If that wasn’t enough, recently olive oil has also been shown to improve memory and increase overall cognitive function. A large […]

Vegan Eggs? What Will The Chicken Say?

We are entering a new era of ‘food crazy’. Today, I give you the ultimate vegan egg… Yes, it’s an egg but it was not laid by a chicken or any other bird and it contains no animal protein… or anything ‘animal’ at all for that matter. Now, I understand that some people have a […]