Healthy Eating

Nutritional Advice for Vegans and Vegetarians

Vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming increasingly popular. But for those who choose to adopt these type of plant-based diets, …

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 …

What You Need to Know about Vegetarian Meat Alternatives

Plant based diets, like veganism and vegetarianism, are becoming increasingly popular. It is really important for anybody who follows these …

The Lowdown on Omega-3

Omega-3 is an important nutrient for good health. It has gained more attention recently, as a large study was released which …

How to Eat Fish Sustainably: Advice from a Marine Scientist

Sustainable eating is a really interesting and important topic. Fish have so many nutritional benefits, but I find that trying …

Tips For Vegetarians & Vegans Visiting Japan

My Experience: Japan has been one of the most difficult countries to find vegetarian and vegan-friendly food that I’ve ever visited! I’m …

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 …