What’s the beef with dairy?

What’s the beef with dairy?

So, what’s the beef with dairy? Honestly – I’m not as extreme as others about dairy. It slips into my diet every now and again – I mean… cheese and wine anyone?! (There are some important caveats to these times though) But here’s the real deal; for most people it doesn’t just sneak in. It’s … Read More

The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin

V I T A M I N  D Blinking in the sunshine… I’ve been loving the warm autumn we’ve been having so far and so has my body. Our main source of vitamin D is the sun – ultraviolet B radiation from sunlight can be synthesised by vitamin D3, the active form of Vitamin D, … Read More

Fancy a drink?

Fancy a drink?

“So, what IS the deal with booze?” my gorgeous fizz-friendly mate Emma asked whilst pouring a glass of red over our weekly get together. This is a sticky one for me. It’s the one thing I find more difficult than others to be balanced about – even though I know the health issues and nutritional … Read More

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Which Diet? Part II – Paleo

Paleo has been a buzzword in nutrition land for a while now – but is it the one for you? Here’s the good, the bad and the ugly so you can decide yourself. The idea of eating “what we’re programmed to” has been around for donkey’s years, but then in 2001 Loren Cordain, a Professor … Read More

Because I like it…. January

Because I like it…. January

It’s not a secret – January isn’t everyone’s favourite month. I feel a bit sorry for it in a way, everyone grunting ‘ugh, January is the worst’ must do nothing for it’s self esteem… if it was a person. which it’s not. ANYWAY -in all honesty, I’ve been finding January pretty tough this year – … Read More