Garlic! The food we love to avoid for it’s odor producing properties but of all the times of the year now is the time to¬†consume it. Not the bland, white odorless varieties shipped in from overseas either but the pungent, locally grown varieties for their sulfur containing¬†compounds such as thiosulfinates and sulfoxides which not, Read More

Being Heart Week this week it seemed like an opportune time to discuss cholesterol in the body, what it is and why it gets such a bad rap? Cholesterol indeed has a bad reputation but did you know that a healthy level of cholesterol actually has important roles in the body. Not only is, Read More

It always alarms me when people complain or even joke about this issue of healthy eating being tasteless and boring. It need not be any of these things.¬† Some of our best natural flavour enhancers such as chilli and cocoa (in its pure form) are actually fat burning and there’s a multitude of other, Read More