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Red alert on red meat

Red meat can form an important part of a balanced, nutritious diet.  The type to go for should be derived from the organic, free-range source and, crucially, in its unprocessed form.  For example, an oven-cooked piece of lamb or beef from the nearby organic farm grown grazing free in the field is acceptable to have […]

Eat like the Greeks

The Lancet magazine (April 2019 edition) has published the findings of an international research project about the relationship between diet and chronic diseases (A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017).  It describes how millions of people globally have a diet rich in processed food and poor in phytonutrients.  The main concerns are: […]

The true kill

A fascinating article with a refreshing new piece of evidence.  That’s why we are all about the MD!   https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/03/health/diet-global-deaths-study/index.html

Mediterranean diet (MD) in brief

Harvard Health Publishing have put up a nice article that sums up the Mediterranean Diet (MD). Here is the link: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/a-practical-guide-to-the-mediterranean-diet-2019032116194

Food for thought

The attached link below is a very informative  article published recently in The Guardian.  In a world with a rapidly-expanding population, the food industry has had to speed up its food production; with not necessarily the ideal result.   Nevertheless, there are still ways we can enjoy fresh and wholesome food whilst at the same […]

MD explained briefly

This is a lovely article that explains in short, the essential characteristics of the MD:   Very little processed food Good fats, e.g. olive oil, nuts and fish Little red meat Red wine (in moderation!) Fresh produce, e.g. fruit and vegetables (normally bought in their unpackaged form) Exercising between meals Mind the calories- even if […]