To be completely honest, to begin with I’m not really a fan of the title of this blog, however it does get the message across. What I would prefer it to be is “Market Basket Essentials” but you understand that…
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.
Are you confused about the difference between a Ketogenic diet and a ‘Low Carb High Fat’ (LCHF) diet? Are you wondering whether you are actually burning fat on a LCHF diet if you are NOT in ketosis?
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.