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What on Earth are we meant to eat?

Have you noticed there are so many dietary dogmas in the media that are often conflicting? Confused? – what is the right way to eat and what foods are actually good for us? For sure none of these current diets are advocating vast quantities of highly processed junk food. But when it comes to the […]

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What I wrote to the FT on ‘Gut Instinct’

The article Gut Instinct in Saturday’s FT on 7th January describes the detox diet at Grayshott Spa that eliminates sugar, dairy, wheat, caffeine and alcohol. Developing the long-term habit of cutting out sugar and refined carbohydrates has to be praised. But I am concerned about the central recommendations to eat “lots of good-quality animal protein […]

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What is the right diet for you?

After many years of research and experimentation I have developed a sense of what food is right for me, what works. It has eventually become an intuitive process. This enables me to leave behind will power, with its limited usefulness. I encourage you to do the same, to help you decide, what is best for […]

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Is fruit the baddy or your buddy?

Trending in certain nutritional circles, fruit has become a swear word. For the high protein, high fat followers, fruit is a no-no. Then there’s the fashion for thinking that berries, grapefruit and lemons are fine, but that’s all, no other fruit, due to their high sugar content. I almost feel intimidated into not writing this, […]

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