Fighting Fads

How Safe are Animal Products from the USA?


This article was first published in the December 2018/January 2019 edition of NHD Magazine (you can download the PDF of …

10 Myths About Dairy Debunked


With plant-based diets becoming increasingly popular, dairy has been getting a lot of bad press recently. There are valid arguments …

What’s The Deal With GMOs?


A big thanks to Myles Power for proof-reading this blog post. Myles is a Chemist and pseudoscience-debunking extraordinaire! You can …

Formula for a Fad Diet


It’s important to learn how to spot all of the ridiculous forms that nutribollox can take. So this video gets into …

Sweeteners: Friend or Foe?


This article was published in the August/September edition of NHD Magazine. There are a lot of scare-mongering messages about this …

20 Reasons Why Context Matters with Nutrition


Every weekday during the month of September I shared an example of why 'context matters' when it comes to nutrition on my …

The Alkaline Diet: Past to Present


This article was originally published in the June 2018 Edition of NHD Magazine. The alkaline diet is one of my favourite …

Low-Carb Diets and Population Health – Where Do We Stand?


The ongoing low-carb vs. low-fat debate continues to dominate many nutritional discussions, just last week we saw the headlines were …

The Zen Macrobiotic Diet


While living in Japan I have come across the Zen Macrobiotic diet in quite a few restaurants, especially in the …

My Thoughts on the Controversial UK Sugar Tax


This post was originally written in November 2015 before the UK Sugar Tax was confirmed. I updated this on the …