Sprouted food

What are the health claims and is there any evidence behind them? Sprouted refers to the process of germination where seeds become seedlings. This process has been shown to significantly increase the quantity of antioxidants within the shoot1, compared with the dry seed.  Is this a good thing? Although oxygen is essential to sustain human …

Planetary Health Diet – #foodcanfixit

The Lancet is one of the leading medical journals worldwide, and recently published an article called Food Planet Health which summarised the findings of the EAT-Lancet commission. The Commission brought together 19 independent Commissioners from 16 countries to develop global scientific targets based on the best evidence for a healthy diet and sustainable food production for …

Fibre

Seen the recent headlines? 90% of people are reportedly not eating enough fibre.  A recent paper published in The Lancet, a very well recognised medical journal recently reported their findings on dietary fibre intake and health outcomes. I will guide you through the evidence behind increasing your fibre intake. The authors used the results from …