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”

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”

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”

Putting the Horse Back Before the Cart in Nutrition

Do you find that if you mention weight loss, most people will respond with ‘eat less, exercise more’. This is trotting out the official government recommendations without pause. Most healthy eating apps, except Cron-o-meter and Fooducate plus ones that provide micronutrient information in foods such as Nutrition Facts and Nutrition Info, feature millions of foodsContinue reading “Putting the Horse Back Before the Cart in Nutrition”

We Need the Whole Picture Before We Change Our Body Weight

As the diet industry makes so much money from consumers doing all the work with a distorted view of the truth, many books, tools, articles, programs and even public health initiatives all keep up the lies that mislead us. Whether you are overweight, the right weight or underweight, you may still be healthy or not.Continue reading “We Need the Whole Picture Before We Change Our Body Weight”