Once again I had the good fortune of being invited to attend the Gluten Free Expo 2019, an annual event organised by Coeliac Australia in all major cities across the country. The expo This event aims to educate people, particularly those with Coeliac Disease and gluten intolerance, on how to navigate a gluten-free diet. This…Continue reading Gluten Free Expo 2019
Aussielent is the Australian version of Soylent, a meal replacement product that became popular a few years ago among US tech entrepreneurs. It was designed to provide all the necessary nutrients to people who were too busy to prepare/purchase and eat real food. Soylent has been tried and reviewed over the years by podcasters and…Continue reading Product review: Aussielent
Peanut butter is a very popular food worldwide. However, peanuts are one of the major food allergens, affecting approximately 1 in 50 children and 1 in 200 adults (1). Fortunately, those not affected with other nut allergies can enjoy peanut butter alternatives available in the market. Why choose peanut butter alternatives Below are a few…Continue reading Peanut butter alternatives
Can you get food allergies as an adult? In short, yes. Up to 5% of adults suffer from food allergy, and approximately 15% of them developed the allergy in adulthood (1). What is food allergy? Food allergy is an abnormal reaction of the immune system to an ingested food. The most common types of allergens…Continue reading Can you get food allergies as an adult?
Is “dairy-free yoghurt” an oxymoron? If you’re of the opinion that nut/legume milk is not milk, then maybe you think dairy-free yoghurt cannot be called yoghurt. However, if you think that the bacteria defines the food, then yeah, making yoghurt out of soy/almond/coconut milk qualifies as yoghurt. Lastly, if you prefer looking at nutritional content,…Continue reading Dairy-free yoghurt
Grapefruit is an interesting fruit. People on weight loss diets have been eating it for decades It’s not available year-round, not everybody likes it and some people can’t have it. Is grapefruit good or evil? What is grapefruit? The citrus fruit commonly known as grapefruit (Citrus paradisi), is a natural hybrid between pomelo and orange…Continue reading Grapefruit: Good or evil?
These days vegan, a.k.a. plant-based diets are all the rage. Veganism is normally regarded as a morally superior and/or healthier lifestyle. However, there are a number of arguments for it that are not objectively true. Keep reading to clarify these 5 misconceptions about vegan. 1. Vegan = healthy A vegan diet is not inherently a…Continue reading 5 misconceptions about vegan
I was introduced to Every Body Every Day Gut Performance by a friend and client who has found great relief from digestive issues using this product. This is a supplement designed to improve gut health and, despite its name, it’s not only targeted to the athletic population. Gut Performance The product claims to help balance…Continue reading Product review: Every Body Every Day Gut Performance
Everyone talks about balance but many people struggle to get it right. Balance is not about eating a salad the day after you binged on pizza, or ordering a diet soft drink alongside a burger with chips. Instead, you should be aiming for balance most of the time. Read on to find out how to…Continue reading How to build a balanced meal
To snack or not to snack? That is the question! Snacks, or mid meals, are not good or evil. When used correctly, they can help you meet your health and performance goals. What is a snack? As a noun, a snack is “a light meal: food eaten between regular meals”. To snack (surprise, surprise) means…Continue reading To snack or not to snack?