The 6-week Low Carb Challenge has been running as a quarterly online program since October 2017. To date 475 individuals have participated in this program The aim of the program is to give people the education, tools, resources, support and…
In fact, I wolfed it down. And I loved every guilt free bite. The smell. The taste. OMG! For the past few years, our family has been on a nutrition roller coaster. Everything we thought we knew about the science of food has been flipped on its head, spun around, whipped the other way, looped and spiralled in opposite directions.
The self-development buzzword for the past couple of years has been “mindfulness.” I think the meaning of this word is open to interpretation by the individual. It’s the modern fanciful way of saying, “stop and smell the roses.” I used to cycle with a group which included Johnny who would now be in his late 60’s.
So there is a bit of a nutrition war going on out there at the moment and it is getting NASTY! On one side of the fence sit the Paleo camp – promoting whole real food and a way of life that looks very much like what our ancestors ate back in the Palaeolithic era.
Yip that’s me and yes once again I am creating controversy! This time related to fat and more specifically saturated fat. For those of you who know a little bit about my professional journey as a dietitian, you will know that this is an area that I am particularly passionate about.
I would love to be able to dial back the clock… a good one hundred years or so. I’d like to take all the messages about fat and cholesterol that have been drilled into our heads over this time-frame and simply remove them.