Looking back at what’s happened since I wrote about . . . Continue reading Take 2: Fish from the farmers’ market
The internet is useless. I tried to find some information on vinegar and all I got was hordes of links … Continue reading Will doubling my fibre intake reduce my allergy symptoms?
I’m such a child. I’ve been playing with my food again.
The Horizon documentary “Fat vs Sugar” was broadcast here recently. It explored some of the science behind arguments for giving up either fat or sugar.
Ignoring the extreme sides of that debate, the take-home message for me was that foods with equal quantities of fat and sugar suppress our “I’ve had enough” signals. In these situations, I keep eating not because I have … Continue reading Is this the way to lose weight?
For change to succeed, more change may be required. That’ s not something the change-phobic like to hear, but it … Continue reading Starting The 5:2 Diet
When I tell people that I shouldn’t eat a particularly starchy item, the inevitable response is “Oh, gluten intolerant”, to … Continue reading Gluten intolerance or eosinophilic esophagitis
People generally think of explorers as those who were first to travel across a new land. Consequently, the act of trying something new has been defined as exploring. Certainly, there were things this year new to me: baking ricotta, sometimes successfully; buying fish from the markets, although I still overcook it; and regularly drinking a glass of milk, albeit still with some added flavouring. However, “discovering new lands” is too simplistic a description of what an explorer does. This year had a bigger impact than that. … Continue reading Review – 2012 Year of Efficient Eating