Healthy Eating

Is the Okinawan Diet the Key to a Long & Healthy Life?


At the time of writing this post I was staying in Okinawa, which is a string of subtropical islands between …

The Zen Macrobiotic Diet


While living in Japan I have come across the Zen Macrobiotic diet in quite a few restaurants, especially in the …

Green Tea vs. Matcha


I’m currently living in Japan, and both green tea and matcha are very popular here. This video explains the history of …

The Big FAT Debate


I really enjoyed doing this talk for Newcastle Skeptics in the Pub (on the 26th of October 2017) about one …

Creating Long-Term Habits: 10 Tips for Healthy Eating


Many people can feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of nutritional information on the internet, so it can be easy …

Which are the Healthiest Oils or Fats to Cook With?


Choosing which type of oil or fat to use when cooking can feel pretty confusing as there are a lot …

The Facts About Fats – Part 3: Unsaturated Fats


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

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 …

The Role of Wholegrains in Weight Management


With all the hype around low carb diets I was delighted to write this article about whether wholegrains have a …