Fighting Fads

The Alkaline Diet: Past to Present

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?

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

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

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 …
The History of Low Carb

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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 …
Reliable Websites for Nutritional Information

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 …