The low carb low-down

The low carb diet has undoubtedly been around for some time. It has gained a lot of media attention over recent years with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston and Sharon Osbourne following or promoting commercial low carb diets such as the Atkins. We were asked whether the low carb diet could have a…

FTF’s response to today’s headlines linking ‘burnt toast with increased cancer risk.’

Some common sense in a midst of confusion! FTF’s response to today’s headlines linking ‘burnt toast with increased cancer risk.’ Did you see the headlines today stating that eating burnt toast and roast potatoes increases cancer risk? Understandably, a lot of people are now worried about eating anything with a golden crust! The Food Standards…

DAY 13 – Will carbs make me fat?!

DAY 13 – Will carbs make me fat?! 3 key things to think about with carbohydrates (1) Carbs include Starchy carbs like bread, pasta, rice and potatoes, but also sugars like fruits and high fibre carbs like vegetables (2) We absolutely need a combination of all carbs them in our diet as they are good…