Let's talk supplements.... There are 2 different sides on the supplement "debate". One side that thinks that supplements are unnatural and unnecessary, that you should get all the vitamins and minerals you need from food and that supplements are a waste of money. If you can't get all your nutrients from the food you eat,… Continue reading Supplements – are they good/bad? Necessary or not?
Cooking oils..... what are there benefits? Which are best to use and for what? And what about their smoke points? I thought i would do a little infographic and share some information about different oils and their nutritional benefits. There are of course lots of oils out there, some better than others. But i chose… Continue reading Cooking oils – uses, temperatures…
Let's talk fat..... Some people fear fat in their diet and believe the myth that "eating fat makes you fat". I will begin by saying that that is not true at all - so please don't believe that myth. What about the different types of fat.... saturated? Unsaturated? Cholesterol? Essential fatty acids? What are they… Continue reading Different fats – Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, essential fatty acids, cholesterol. Why do we need to eat fats? |Nutrition post
A while ago, (i.e a week), i bought a huge bag of natural and salted nuts. I bought them for the "sake of this post"... but in reality i just wanted to eat a bunch of nuts. But i could use this excuse to buy more than i would have otherwise, as well as buying… Continue reading Benefits of different nuts | nutrition post
Seeds are not only super tasty , but also very nutritious!! When it comes to food and eating, it is important to realise that food is food and not just numbers. It is not good to get caught up in seeing foods as protein/carbs/fat or just seeing food as numbers, however it may be interesting… Continue reading Benefits of different seeds | Nutrition post |Infographic
On a weekly basis i get asked, "how does my stomach cope with all the fiber in my meals?" and two, "how long does it take for your body to adjust to all the fiber when you eat vegan/plantbased". Usually i answer each comment or message separately, but i thought now i will just… Continue reading Dealing with fiber and bloating as a vegan
Now a days being gluten free is very much a trend. People saying they are gluten free but don't even know what gluten is.... and some people are gluten free just when they want to be and with certain foods. They will buy gluten free bread and gluten free oats and pasta but then still… Continue reading Celiac, gluten intolerance and IBS | Nutrition post