More Nutrition in The Seed of an Avocado Than The Fruit

Hass avacado, pure nutrition

Apparently I have not been reaping the true nutritional benefits of one of my favourite super-foods – the avocado. Avocados, while botanically classified as a fruit, or more specifically as a type of single-seeded berry, share more nutritional similarities with vegetables! Does the avocado have an identity complex? Not only are they incredibly delicious, but … Read more

Food Intolerances – Alternative Sources of Nutrients, Vitamins and Minerals

Alternative Sources of Nutrients - Food Intolerances

Do you suffer from a food intolerance? Food intolerance can be a real inconvenience for many. It’s all well and good simply omitting the offending food types but how does someone with a food intolerance replace the much needed vitamins, minerals and nutrients? For instance, lets suppose a person suffers from a lactose intolerance (the … Read more

My Thoughts on The BBC’s “The Men Who Made Us Fat”

Brit's are getting fatter!

Last night’s documentary gave an insightful look into what has happened in the food industry over the last 30 years (my life time) to contribute to the obesity problems of today.  According to presenter Jacques Peretti two thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four is classified as obese.  More people in the … Read more

3 Healthy Foods that Athletes and Everyday Folk Should Eat

Bananas - full of potassium

3 Foods that Triathlon Competitors and Health-Conscious Folk Must Eat After the concept of placing a tax on fast food outlets failed to make the grade, the British government are now contemplating reducing the number of takeaway outlets accessible nationwide. While it may be extremely difficult to achieve this goal without contradicting the principles that … Read more

Where to Eat Organic Food in London?

Brunch at Bumpkin Notting Hill

Where to Eat Organic Food in London Organic foods are produced according to certain production standards. They are grown without any artificial fertilizers or pesticides. They are free from human or industrial waste, and are processed without ionizing food or radiation additives. If you fancy organic produce, then London is the place for you. It is … Read more

Why Eat Fish and Shellfish

Omega-3

All seafood is an excellent sauce of protein, B vitamins and many minerals.  Fish and shell fish are also low in saturated fat making a healthier alternative to higher fat meats and darker poultry.  Most fish contain less than 5% fat and most of it is polyunsaturated.  Polyunsaturated fats consist of 2 major types: omega-3 … Read more