What is a Paleo diet and is it Good For Me?

Basically, the Paleo diet includes eating the foods we ate as our hunter/gatherer cavemen ancestors (about 2-7 million years ago). Foods such as grains, legumes, all dairy products, oils, salt, sugar and all processed foods are not included in the diet. The thinking behind this diet is that in those times, modern day diseases suchContinue reading “What is a Paleo diet and is it Good For Me?”

The Dish on Sugar: Is it bad for you?

Since being a child, I have always known that sugar is ‘bad’. It rots your teeth, gives you crazy energy highs, and makes you gain unhealthy weight. It makes me think., how can something so tasty be so unhealthy?With initiatives such as “I Quit Sugar‘ and Jamie Oliver’s petition to the UK government to introduceContinue reading “The Dish on Sugar: Is it bad for you?”

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The Dish on Pulses: Lentils, Dried Beans and Peas

No matter which part of the world you live in, there is bound to be a pulse dedicated to your area- Black beans from South America, chickpeas from the Middle-East, black eyed peas from Central America and lentils from India. Their easy to grow nature and their abundance of nutrients makes them an excellence foodContinue reading “The Dish on Pulses: Lentils, Dried Beans and Peas”

National Diabetes Week

Since it’s National Diabetes Week, I’m testing recipes that are diabetes friendly and sharing them with you guys. More than 100,000 Australians have developed diabetes in the past year, so it’s a growing issue in Australia that needs to be addressed. My recipes will focus on the growing epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes since itContinue reading “National Diabetes Week”