Tag: <span>health</span>

Sources of Calcium and Lazy Reporting in the Media

Sources of Calcium and Lazy Reporting in the Media

There have been some interesting news reports in the past few days sparked by a news item from the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) entitled: Three million young adults putting their future health in danger. EDIT 07/07/17 this item no longer seems to be on the […]

What Happens During Allergy Testing – Skin Prick and Challenge Testing

What Happens During Allergy Testing – Skin Prick and Challenge Testing

So far it has been a very long journey to find out what is wrong with me. It looks like I have lots of allergies but I don’t think I do. My doctors and I think we know what the problems are but to make […]

Veganuary Has Come to an End – What Difference Does It Make?

Veganuary Has Come to an End – What Difference Does It Make?

2017 saw Veganuary explode. It was all over the media and was super popular on social media. Veganuary – as you might be able to guess… Encourages people to ‘go-vegan’ for January. A laudable idea, but like giving up booze, shaving, chocolate what does it […]

Clean Eating – It’s Not a Thing

Clean Eating – It’s Not a Thing

The last week or so has seen lots of discussion on Giles Yeo’s BBC2 Horizon programme Clean Eating – The Dirty Truth. Yeo basically, and correctly, clarified that diets such as the alkaline diet are snake oil or pseudoscientific nonsense. What was more subtle in […]

Exercise: Why I Love Running in the Rain

Exercise: Why I Love Running in the Rain

I absolutely LOVE running in the rain. It is brilliant. For so many reasons. The driving rain hitting your face is really energising, you can run through puddles, you can splash though puddles, you can get as dirty and wet as you like and you […]

The Art of Fermentation

The Art of Fermentation

The Art of Fermentation* by Sandor Ellix Katz. It is encyclopedic in content and covers all the essential concepts of fermentation and processes of fermentation from around the world. Lots of them gluten free and vegan!

Exercise – If It Hurts Stop

Exercise – If It Hurts Stop

If there is one thing I think I have learned over the years when running, swimming, cycling, whatever – and it is advice I have shared and will reinforce – if it hurts, stop! However, yesterday, on my first run of the new year (I […]

Happy New Year! Reflection, Resolutions and You!

Happy New Year! Reflection, Resolutions and You!

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed a restful and relaxing break and had an opportunity to recharge your batteries and reflect on the past year. There are always challenges and hills to climb no matter how successful or talented you are and it is […]

Off-the-Shelf Gluten Free Products – Leave the Egg Alone!

Off-the-Shelf Gluten Free Products – Leave the Egg Alone!

We are all often short of time and off-the-shelf products are a useful and much needed store cupboard essential. So it is really hard to understood why the majority of gluten free products contain egg, milk and other known allergens. Most people with coeliac disease […]