Fighting Fads

Is Fruit Good or Bad for You?

Is Fruit Good or Bad for You?

This guest post by Registered Nutritionist Phoebe Wharton answers an extremely common question which seems to cause confusion - is …
How Safe are Animal Products from the USA?

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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 …