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What breakfast cereal should I be eating?

Do you feel bamboozled by the ever expanding cereal aisle? Not sure what you should be looking for in a cereal? You're not alone. Supermarkets and food companies hope that you are confused so that you will succumb to strategic product placement, weekly specials, and clever marketing claims on front of packet. I am going… Continue reading What breakfast cereal should I be eating?

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Q: Is ghee ok to eat as part of an Ayurvedic (yogi) diet?

Today's question comes in response to my recent blog post on the paleo way of eating. A. As mentioned previously, ghee is clarified butter, made by reducing butter, removing the milk solids (lactose) leaving 65% saturated fat. Regular butter is around 50% saturated fat. Ghee has been consumed for thousands of years in India and… Continue reading Q: Is ghee ok to eat as part of an Ayurvedic (yogi) diet?

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Q. What’s the best way to get kids to try new things, like new vegies?

A. When feeding kids, I think there are two important things to remember. Be persistent and consistent.  It is quite common for toddlers and young children to start exerting their independence by refusing certain foods, or frequently changing what their favourite food is. One week it's cheese toasted sandwiches, then the next they hate cheese,… Continue reading Q. What’s the best way to get kids to try new things, like new vegies?