A poetic foray into digestion

Her stomach gurgles, her belly quivers, Her eyes dart round, her body shivers, Her blood is pumping, pupils dilating, Her brain firing signals, neurons pulsating.   “I’m hungry” she says, stomping her feet, Her hands curled in fists, her cheeks pink with heat, Her blood sugars low, her brain senses the threat, Hypoglycaemic, she’s getting … Continue reading A poetic foray into digestion

Dieting – do you want the good news or the bad news first?

Well done to all you amazing people out there who were overweight and then managed to diet and loose a few pounds and are now a healthy weight! Your reward is that you now have to keep dieting for the rest of your life. You're welcome. Bit of a blow isn't it? You assume that … Continue reading Dieting – do you want the good news or the bad news first?

Vegan Creamy Banana Sorbet

This recipe is  easy to make, and the only ingredients are: overripe bananas coconut milk vanilla essence. Take the skins off the bananas (otherwise they will freeze on and the bananas aren't usable, I'm telling you from experience, trust) 2/3 will be fine, more if you're sharing, and chop up them up then put them … Continue reading Vegan Creamy Banana Sorbet

Are cocktails giving you brain damage?

Well yes, they are actually. Do I still love them? Yes, they're pretty and yummy. This post is about increasing awareness rather than personally condemning everyone that drinks (myself included) and just hopefully inspiring people to ask a few more questions and take the issue a little bit more seriously. One quick comment before I … Continue reading Are cocktails giving you brain damage?

High-fat, Low-carb life

Next time you're deciding whether to go for full fat or low fat, go full fat. Studies have shown that while low-fat alternatives have less calories, they're actually worse for our waist line and heart in the long run due to the increased amount of sugars. Plus fat is actually pretty good for you! In this post I describe why a high-fat, low-carb diet is better for your health, my sources are scientific journals and the New Scientist ❤