real food

IN DEFENCE OF NUTRIENTS

Jul 18

When people come to me seeking nutritional advice, they often ask me what amount of macronutrients, or even calories, they are supposed to eat to meet their goals. Many of them focus only on reducing the size of their meals, or on the ratios of proteins, fats, and carbs, and very often they vilify one […]

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Chocolate and cacao

Mar 01

Coffee lovers tend to be very protective of their morning pick-me-up, so they often seem to overlook or under value studies that prove any of the negative effects of caffeine. Chocolate lovers usually do the same. There are plenty of studies that claim chocolate is healthy, explaining that it is packed with antioxidants and important […]

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Avocado: the fat fruit

Jan 24

We talk a lot about healthy fats, where to get them, how to use them, and what the biggest benefits of using them are. For decades we were led to believe that fat makes us fat, but those myths have been debunked, so we no longer have to live with fat phobia. Butter, lard, and […]

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SUPERFOODS

Oct 12

Superfoods. The word itself is thrown around the Internet like the new miraculous discovery. More often than not, the word “superfoods” is misused as a marketing gimmick to make people spend money on something they think they need. You might have already seen examples like powder cocktails that claim to be full of superfoods and […]

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