Fight the Fads: Gluten-Free Diets

Should I be eating gluten?!

Fighting the fads: Dairy-Free Diets

WHEN IS A DAIRY FREE DIET NECESSARY? Only in individuals who have been diagnosed with lactose intolerance or cow’s milk allergy. Evidence suggests that a small minority of people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may report relief from symptoms when eliminating dairy. However, further research is required. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DAIRY ALLERGY AND…

Fighting the fads: Sugar-free diets

WHAT IS A SUGAR FREE DIET? There have been a lot of media articles recently discussing the benefits of a sugar free diet. In nutrition , the term ‘sugar’ is the common name for ‘glucose’, which is the simplest form of carbohydrate. Complex carbohydrates, such as starch (found in foods like pasta and rice) are…

Is pasta the enemy Sainsbury’s?!

Is pasta the enemy, Sainsbury’s? Recently we came across Sainsbury’s new campaign ‘Courgetti – for a fresh take on pasta, try taking out the pasta’ and as Angry Chef put it, it made us want to spiralize our own limbs! We are very pleased to see large supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s are trying to incorporate…