Ancestral Eating – Food For Thought

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Paleo, Keto, Hay and Fit For Life diets? Allen “Easyway” Carr wrote about eating like our ancestors in a book called The Easyweight to Lose Weight and others about food. These are essentially based on what our ancestors ate, alongside the blood group diet and other ideas along similarContinue reading “Ancestral Eating – Food For Thought”

Tropical Inspired Chicken Recipe

Hi there, I’d like to share a recipe for a chicken curry I’ve arrived at after trying many different flavours and variations of herbs, spices and vegetables with the organic Riverford’s chicken leg chunks I’ve received for the last few years. I got a braising pan with a lid from the supermarket, which meant IContinue reading “Tropical Inspired Chicken Recipe”

Quick and easy information for new year’s health eating resolutions

Happy New Year. This aims to be an inclusive post as essential micronutrients apply to everyone, whatever you choose to eat and wherever you live. I personally believe that by providing context with information, you can build a fuller picture of what healthy eating means, specifically to you. The benefits of improved diet are many,Continue reading “Quick and easy information for new year’s health eating resolutions”

Optimised Nutrition For Prevention, Protection and Pro-active Health

An increasing amount of people today know that official diet advice is phony, putting industry interests before public health. The state of capitalism today is that corporates have a legal obligation to their shareholders to keep driving up their profits and driving down or off-loading their costs. This means that multinational corporations who produce, prepare,Continue reading “Optimised Nutrition For Prevention, Protection and Pro-active Health”

Focus Group Feedback Event For Hearth App

Hello, I am Sophie and I am developing an app, which provides information about micronutrients, foods and dietary supplements for anyone who wants to improve their dietary health. Healthy eating, alongside regular physical activity, walking in nature, wild swimming and sunbathing, can keep us fit and healthy. Leading a healthy lifestyle becomes increasingly important asContinue reading “Focus Group Feedback Event For Hearth App”

Healthy Eating Varies According to Genes, Geography and Lifestyle

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, Geography and Lifestyle”

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”