Why diets don’t work

Many jump from diets to diets in hopes of finding a miracle cure…. but just end up going up and down in weight. Never finding that long term solution or diet that seems to work wonders…. Well, diet’s just don’t work. Not in the long term anyway. *This post has talk of weightloss – so…

Food as medicine?

So recently i have seen that there has been some talk abd articles about “food being medicine” and i don’t fully agree. Just like the picture which shows medicine and then fruit and vegetables on the other side and says that fruit and vegetables is your medicine. Sure good nutrition is important for everyone. Good…

How to eat varied on a budget

Eating varied is one of the key aspects to eating balanced, and also getting the right nutrients and vitamins. I.e some foods are rich in certain vitamins or minerals, while others are rich in other vitamins and minerals. So by eating different foods within the same food group, you will be getting all the vitamins…

Substituting food – but not with the same nutrients? | Vegan

When i promote a vegan/plant based diet, i always mention the importance of substitution. I.e you shouldn’t just take away food, you also need to replace it with something. Not only for nutrients, but also it can make it more sustainable when you feel like you aren’t “Missing out”. I.e when you can still eat…

Eating oil and salt unhealthy? Nutrition post

A question i have been getting a little more frequently at the moment is, “why do i eat oil and salt?” or “is it unhealthy to eat oil or salt?”. It is a little frightening to see an increase in this question, as it shows how many do have a fear of certain foods. And…

Simple meals or lots of ingredients in a meal?

A question I recently got asked was, β€œis it better to keep meals simple with just a few foods or to add lots of different foods i.e like my different mixes/lunches”. And the answer is, one isn’t necessarily better than the other… it is about what works best for you. Sure, the more variety and…