Don’t Go Against The Grain


  I have a confession to make: I love bread. That’s probably not surprising but what might surprise you is bread or grain based foods are an essential food group we should all be eating every day. Now I know anything made out of grains or whole grains like pasta, breads and cereals have copped a beating over the past few years by those who think they cause a range of diseases like obesity, diabetes, leaky gut and systemic inflammation, but I’m here to tell you that is all rubbish. Before we go any further I want to make it… Continue Reading

Gut Reactions


  Not a week goes by when I don’t talk to someone who has some type of issue with their gut, or someone who has eliminated complete foods or foods groups in the belief it causes an upset stomach. Being an inquisitive type, I like to find out more information on the person so I would ask do they know which foods cause the symptoms, how long do the symptoms last for and does it cause other symptoms? Our bodies are amazing things but not all are the same. In the area of nutrition some people can have a range… Continue Reading

Diet Trends for 2016


  Another new year and a fresh round of updated and improved diet and nutrition trends flood the newspapers, social media, and people’s mouths. It makes sense to promote new diet trends at the start of the year because that’s when many people set their health and fitness goals, or resolutions for the New Year. This year, depending on who you are following, you will find a huge range of people spruiking what you should eat, how much you should eat, when you should eat it and, of course, what you should avoid. This year the wonderful bunch from Appetite… Continue Reading