Healthy Eating Varies According to Genes, Location and Reactions to Macronutrients

When we read “one-size-fits-all” diet advice, it is easy to feel excluded or alienated. Mentions of “5 a day” or “fruit and vegetables” lack context. A gathering of all the information on fat or water soluble vitamins, minerals, macronutrients, dietary fats and specifically foods containing EPA and DHA Omega 3 fatty acids presents a hugeContinue reading “Healthy Eating Varies According to Genes, Location and Reactions to Macronutrients”

Empty Supermarket Shelves are Opportunity for New Improved Food Shopping

If you popped to Tesco for milk in Falmouth during this second week of August 2021, you might find there isn’t any but the Spar shop had gallons of the stuff. It was hard to know what was going on as many shelves and boxes were empty, with a sign blaming a ‘technical difficulty’ andContinue reading “Empty Supermarket Shelves are Opportunity for New Improved Food Shopping”

Tasty Satisfying Nutritious Seafood Picnic for Social Evening on the Beach

The best thing about self-catering holidays in the United Kingdom is that you can buy local produce in a range of places, which are fun to discover as you explore. When I first visited Polzeath in Cornwall in 2001, I was delighted that the Spar shops sold locally caught seafood, which I couldn’t find inContinue reading “Tasty Satisfying Nutritious Seafood Picnic for Social Evening on the Beach”

Macronutrients, Genes and Regaining Control of Our Own Bodies

There is a lot we can tell about the foods, which nourish us by combining knowledge about macronutrients with your own life experiences with food. When it comes to our own health, fitness and body shape, nothing beats objective research to find answers. Sadly, we all have a jungle of misinformation, conflicts of interests andContinue reading “Macronutrients, Genes and Regaining Control of Our Own Bodies”

Optimised Nutrition as Pandemic Protection

In February 2020, I was feeling a little drowsy. As a person who takes an extremely keen interest in keeping healthy – I’ll illustrate why in a bit – I could not believe that the message that we do not get enough sunlight to make vitamin D, which we need to make calcium, over theContinue reading “Optimised Nutrition as Pandemic Protection”

Secret to Balancing Calories, Activity and Nutrition for Health

While we face the amplifying affects of COVID-19 on our innate health, with a greatly strained NHS, official health bodies do anything but provide the information we need for optimal health. However, independent organisation Public Health Collaboration have published a guide to healthy eating, which addresses the incorrect advice given by Public Health England. BeforeContinue reading “Secret to Balancing Calories, Activity and Nutrition for Health”

Why Eating For Nutrition Gets More Important As We Age

Do you remember feeling sick on family holiday holidays as a child? Were you cautious about the milk in France or Spain? Did it taste funny? Did you have a constantly runny nose throughout your school days? Today, one-size-fits-all diet advice is causing a huge amount of chaos. People of all different sizes, ages, womenContinue reading “Why Eating For Nutrition Gets More Important As We Age”

How to Maintain our Weight and Health During Lockdowns

This story is an attempt at pulling many different threads together to create a whole picture of how human nutrition governs our mental and physical health and our body shape. I can’t ask if you’d prefer the good or bad news first, so will just go for it. Rather than peppering the flow with citations,Continue reading “How to Maintain our Weight and Health During Lockdowns”

The vital role of micronutrients through food for recovery

Amongst all the wellbeing and health messages out there, which just tell you “what?” not “Why?” food is seldom written about in a health context. Food plays the most vital role in health besides water and sunlight. Skip Intro Eating for Recovery Meal Ideas Supplements – when to take a short cut Introduction Modern medicineContinue reading “The vital role of micronutrients through food for recovery”