Nutriepigenetics

The word is more complicated than its meaning: it is the relationship between nutrition and our genes.  In other words, the impact our food choices have on our genes and their actions on the body. Our bodies are made of roughly 37 trillion cells, most of which have DNA inside. The foods we eat do […]

SOS vegan!

Veganism has shot through the roof in the last few months, with many of us becoming increasingly aware of what we are putting into our bodies.  The concept of eating to heal the body rather than to harm it is now becoming more well-known.  The article below holds an interesting approach towards food and how […]

Silent inflammation

In 1942, Victor Lindlahr, the author of “You Are What You Eat”, said that 90% of modern disease was caused by cheap foodstuffs.  The way the food industry has changed since then would possibly push this percentage up. “Cheap foodstuffs”, such as pastries, cakes, crisps, biscuits, fast food, ready meals, sweets and chocolate cause disease […]

Everyday fuel list!

Everyday fuel list! Just like brushing our teeth and keeping active every day, fuelling our body with the right food and drink consistently is important for long-term optimal health.  Research tells us that it’s not so much what we do eat that causes health problems, as what we don’t eat on a regular basis. I […]

The importance of vitamin C

We all know that we should take enough vitamin C-rich foods each day.  But what does this humble vitamin actually do for us? First of all, it was the first supplement to be manufactured artificially and is hailed as an anti-oxidant hero.  We know that anti-oxidants are essential to fighting disease-causing free radicals, but a […]

Save the planet by going Greek

It is a well-known fact that food manufacturing and what we choose to eat directly affect the planet.  This is mostly due to the mass farming of meat, as well as the globalisation of the food industry.  Both of these facts mean that a lot of foodstuffs may have travelled from other countries to get […]