Fighting Fads

The History of Low Carb


Low Carb Diets are extremely popular and they come in many different shapes and sizes. Lots of celebrities have also …

The Saturated Fat and Heart Disease Debate


I enjoyed writing this article about the very topical issue of saturated fat, which was first published in the December …

Nutrition Wins of 2017!


At times it can feel challenging and frustrating to fight for evidence-based nutrition in a society which is full of …

The Facts About Fats – Part 4: Coconut Oil Debunked


  This is the fourth and final infographic in The Facts About Fats series, this one covers the (sizzling) hot topic of …

The Facts About Fats – Part Two: Trans & Saturated Fats


  This is the second infographic in a series which aims to clear up some of the confusion around fats; this …

The Facts About Fat – Part One: The Basics


There is a lot of confusion surrounding fats, do we need fat, should we be eating more less fat, what …

Dietary Fatty Acids: An Overview


This article was published in the November 2016 supplement edition of NHD magazine - I hope you enjoy reading about this …

The Minefield of the Modern Diet


The World is full of advice about food and dieting. Much of this advice seems conflicting or misleading, is based …

Reliable Websites for Nutritional Information


With the abundance of sensationalist nutritional headlines and with self-proclaimed health gurus on the rise it is becoming increasingly important to …

The Dangers of Nutritional Pseudoscience


I was delighted to write this post about nutritional pseudoscience for Anna from 'Anna's Nutrition'. Why is pseudoscience so common when …