What is nutrient density and why is it important?

There are many ways people think about healthy eating, whether it’s by macronutrient (eg low carb or keto), or by processing (unprocessed whole foods vs processed), or by certain ethics (like avoiding mono-cropped grains or factory farmed animals), etc. Nutrient density is an often overlooked aspect of nutrition, and there are many misconceptions about what … More What is nutrient density and why is it important?

Why we all need to keep blood sugar low, and how CGM can help us do that

I’ve talked about using a continuous glucose monitor before as it’s something I think would benefit everyone, healthy or not. I saw this article recently, which shows that high blood sugar levels seem to “reprogram” stem cells in bone marrow, which develop into white blood cells. These were found to be more inflammatory than when … More Why we all need to keep blood sugar low, and how CGM can help us do that

Healthiest cooking fats

What are the healthiest fats to cook with? There has been so much misinformation and deception regarding this question (and around fats in general), that it’s still not anywhere near common knowledge which fats are healthiest. Back in the era when fats (especially saturated fats) were vilified, processed vegetable oils became the panacea for health. … More Healthiest cooking fats

Pumpkin pie

Wow, getting married is a project and a half! My last post was written weeks before my wedding, (and I managed to post it the day before, a final post by my single unmarried self!). After an incredible day, we then needed a proper relax (which included 2 days in a remote cottage in the … More Pumpkin pie