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Tastebud detox – how to retrain your tastebuds

Sometimes a few treats here and there end up becoming more and more treats – and before you know it you’ve slipped into some not so healthy eating patterns and are constantly craving junk food.  If this sounds like you, don’t fret!  You can beat it. It’s absolutely possible to retrain our taste buds to […]

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Coconut oil vs olive oil – what’s really healthier?

In recent years, olive oil has fallen out of favour in the media/blogsphere while coconut oil has taken over as a favourite.   Some of the claims about coconut oil are a  little over hyped.  Sure it has it’s place, but unfortunately many of the claims are more marketing than science.  So what’s healthier, coconut oil […]

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Lessons from the world’s healthiest diets

Today it seems as if everyone has an opinion on what the healthiest diet is – from paleo, to grain free to vegetarian. The truth is there are lots of health ways to eat, as I outlined here.  One thing I’m not sold on that grains and legumes are “unhealthy” and “bad for you”. Sure […]

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Eating “normally”

  I’ve been thinking a lot about eating and been trying to figure out how it all became so hard.  As a child,  you’d eat when you were hungry, stop when you were full (well, unless your parents made you eat everything on your plate…) and you’d feel so special when you got given a […]

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Sugar substitutes – what is best?

  Let’s face it, sugar is pretty tasty.  But we all know too much sugar is not so great for our health or our waistlines.  So with sugar substitutes, what is best?  Today there’s a heap of sugar substitutes/alternatives on the market and in different recipes so I thought I’d do a little round up […]

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