Fighting Fads

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 …

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 …