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Carrot and banana gluten-free muffins

November 15, 2009 by Ange  

This is a delicious recipe for gluten free muffins. There are no added or refined sugars, the sweetness is all natural, from the dates and banana. Made with almond flour, they are naturally gluten free, but without any of the dryness that you can sometimes find with gluten free foods. They contain some good protein, [...]

What’s Really in Our Food?

July 15, 2009 by Ange  

Thankfully I’d finished my supper before watching last lights BBC1 show What’s Really in Our Food. Anyone fancy a lovely organic salad washed in anti-freeze? How about a tasty chicken that actually contains pork? No, doesn’t sound exactly appetising. There seem to be two main issues. One is that the marketing people are extremely talented [...]

Good Fish Dish part 2

July 7, 2009 by Ange  

I made this last week for my mate Jules. It’s simple (I don’t really do difficult dishes) and she said it was delicious! I used SeaBass, which is on the MSC fish to eat list , but you could also use Mackerel fillets, Alaskan line-caught Salmon or Pollack. What you need, (as well as the [...]

Weight loss pill Alli monitored by FDA for liver damage

July 7, 2009 by Ange  

A number of health sites and publications are reporting that the FDA are monitoring the over-the-counter weight loss drug Alli for potential liver damage. The drug apparently works by inhibiting fat absorption and is supposed to be used along side a healthy diet. Weight loss is a challenge for many people, and often there can [...]

Eating fats can help us lose weight?

May 19, 2009 by Ange  

Nutritional therapy works on creating the right balance of nutrients in the body, which includes good and bad fats. The case for the essential fatty acids is pretty well established, those are the ones you find in things like oily fish, seeds and nuts. Saturated fat and cholesterol are usually painted as the bad guys [...]

Ayurveda

April 6, 2009 by Ange  

I recently spent four week at the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, in Coimbatore, South India learning about Ayurvedic medicine. It is one of the oldest medicine systems in the world, dating back some 3,000 or 4,000 years. The importance of food and nutrition in prevention of disease has always been recognised in Ayurveda. The concept of [...]