General advice

Additives – top ones to avoid

additives

Not all E-numbers (the European indication for additives) were born equal. Some are worse than others. Below is a list of some top additives to avoid due to their various effects. Google up any of them and you’ll find mountains … Continue reading

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Calcium – alternative sources

milk as just one calcium source

When thinking of calcium, most people immediately reach out for the milk carton in the fridge. Here is a list of alternative, good sources of calcium with the added advantage that they actively boost calcium levels without leaching any (see … Continue reading

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Choosing a nutrition college

graduate receiving nutrition diploma

Many of you have written to me asking for advice on the right nutrition college. In the following article I will explain the different options available and what I believe you should be looking for before committing to a particular … Continue reading

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Great books on nutrition

books on nutrition

My top choices: great books on nutrition, from mind blowing to academic Continue reading

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Probiotics

probiotic capsules

Big word, very popular, sells lots, but what is it exactly? Continue reading

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Shopping for health in Holland

shopping basket

Where to go in Holland for the healthy stuff (clue: not supermarkets…) Continue reading

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What’s a portion?

what's a portion

You may be asking yourself – as I often have – what actually constitutes a ‘portion’, say when you’re told to eat 5 portions of fruit and veg a day. Here is the explanation (oh, and a cup is 250ml):- … Continue reading

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