Fighting Fads

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 …
The Dangers of Nutritional Pseudoscience

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 …
A Brief History of Ridiculous Fad Diets

A Brief History of Ridiculous Fad Diets

The word fad is derived from the 16th century term “fiddle-faddle” which is an adjective meaning ‘trifling’ or ‘trivial’; or when …
Nutritional Nonsense Detection Kit

Nutritional Nonsense Detection Kit

Over the Christmas and the New Year period I was thinking a lot about the abundance of nonsense nutritional information …
10 Reasons to Avoid Fad Diets

10 Reasons to Avoid Fad Diets

With an increasing media focus on 'miracle' weight loss solutions it can feel as if we are being bombarded with …