Food Trends

Super-foods and shame-mongering

Is it just me or is anyone else sick and tired of all of the shame-mongering attached to recent food trends and diets? Personally I am over hearing about the next fad diet, and all of the unsubstantiated promises attached to it. I don't think it is right that the average person now feels guilty that they are not spending… Continue reading Super-foods and shame-mongering

Q and A

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?

That Healthy Tip

Should we eat as our paleo ancestors did?

Unless you've been living under a rock (cough ...) for the past couple of years, you will no doubt have heard, or know, of the paleo way of eating. If not, here's a brief run down. In my opinion, any food movement that encourages eating less processed food (refined carbohydrates, sugar sweetened carbonated beverages and… Continue reading Should we eat as our paleo ancestors did?