Month: June 2017

Glycaemic Surprises

June 19th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Whilst we like to believe that food has a consistent and measurable effect on us it is becoming increasingly apparent that this is not the case. Often, the actual effects of foods on measurable health parametres are different from what would be expected based on the macronutrient content of the foods. For example, although almonds are high in ...

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Oats So Good

June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Like most plant foods that we eat today oats were domesticated from wild varieties thousands of years ago. Being filling, nutritious and versatile it's easy to see why they have endured for so long in the human diet. Porridge is probably the first thing that springs to mind when oats are mentioned and even this humble dish has many recipes, ...

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More Than the Sum of Its Parts

June 16th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

It is unarguable that many foods have protective and disease preventative properties. We've all heard about the wonders of blueberries and broccoli, which are, no doubt, foods we would do well to include in our diets. However, if health is the goal then it may be wise to broaden our horizons. Most research into the effects of food on health ...

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Go Organic for You and the Planet

June 14th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Until relatively recently organically grown foods were the only foods available on this planet. They are what human beings evolved on. Government statistics indicate that levels of trace minerals in fruit and vegetables fell by up to 76% between 1940 and 1991. In contrast there is growing evidence that organic fruit and vegetables contain more ...

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