Archive of ‘Debunking’ category

What on earth should I eat?

We all get super duper confused around what actually constitutes a healthy diet. It seems that its an arbitrary thing that somebody decides is the “right” food to eat for health, or is decided by the most famous “nutrition celebrity”. Wrong. Its actually been VERY well researched, and perfectly outlined by the Department of Health (they […]

Be at PEACE with your food

So often, I get asked…Should I eat this? What about this? I heard _____ is bad for me. It makes me terribly sad to hear people demonising particular foods. Then there are all the fad diets that get you to cut out various groups of food, creating more fear behind what we are eating. If […]

Juices vs Smoothies

The age old debate; Juices or smoothies, and who wins the “healthiest” beverage title continues, from my point of view there is a clear winner. A juice is generally a beverage which contains the liquids from a fruit or vegetables, and in it’s best form, will come straight from fresh produce. However there are many […]

So you’ve got lactose intolerance?

So I got asked about lactose intolerance the other day, So I decided to get back to my Nutrition roots and give you guys some good quality knowledge on the topic. In our modern world, food intolerance’s are common. I personally have a gluten intolerance, but that doesn’t mean I can’t have any gluten. Lactose is […]

The Truth behind the “Raw Food” movement

So we have all been hearing a great deal about raw food and how its so good. However, Is it really that great? And if it is, why? Lets look at the pro’s and con’s of eating raw: Image from http://www.rawfoodrecipes.com/recipes/category/mexican.html What is “The Raw food diet”? Taken from: http://www.therawfoodkitchenkitchen.com.au “Raw and living foods are about […]