I’ve often heard the complaint that dairy subsitutes are imitations, a mockery of the real thing. So I looked up the history of it. I was rather suprised by what I found. I kid you not, Almond milk was a staple of medieval cooking. We can thank the church for setting some pretty hefty dietary … More The suprising history of dairy subsitutes
Have you got your blenders ready? Time to make a green smoothie! Or is it? Some people suggest drinking nothing but Fruit juice or green smoothies in order to detoxify the body. I was pretty sick not too long ago, and I recall many of the suggestions people had involved juicing or making smoothies, to … More Are Smoothies Any good?
There are times when we have a tendency to idealise the past, and assume that any kind of ancient wisdom is right and superior. But just like bloodletting, sometimes our ancestors didn’t have it all figured out. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a wonderful system and there are many benefits to applying parts of it. … More The limitations of Ayurveda
Hey, Have you ever gotten into the soul consuming world of dietary advice? I Have! Between Keto and paleo and everything else inbetween, It seems That extremes are in vogue. I kid you not, ‘Carnivore’ is now a thing. I won’t mention any names, but someone I know started doing it. Thank God they still … More Ditching the diets
“Hey, can I get you some lunch?” I turn my head, only be met with total stranger-her face etched with concern. Oops. I had been staring longingly at the Chinese food. Not out of hunger, just mere curiosity. All full of meat. Darn. A total stranger! I mean, It’s touching and all, but I’m not … More Making light of Anorexia
Not too long I was munching into what claimed to be bread. Yuck! Try as it might, it was never going to be wheat. They spent so much effort trying to change it into something it’s not. Not too long after staring at the laundry list of ingredients, I started to wonder: What could they … More Learning to go with the grain
Do you take care of yourself your health, maybe take cold showers, Avoid sugar and eat wholesome foods. And yet, sometimes it seems your body still won’t cooperate. I personally tried the Keto diet for a while, perhaps even misunderstood it a little. So much obsessing and researching and changing my mind and yet all … More Remembering to nourish the spirit