a coffee scrub

Coffee, like wine, is one of life’s pleasures. However, thanks to the new rules of life that tell us ‘balance is key,’ without offering any specifics, I am forced to look at my own, somewhat liberal coffee drinking habits with a critical eye. Thanks for nothing, world. For some reason,Read More →

Are you someone who regularly skips breakfast?  For years we’ve been told that it’s the most important meal of the day and as a regular breakfast-avoider I got used to living with a nagging feeling that if I could just force-feed myself a steaming plate of porridge or some eggsRead More →

bread on the table

If you’ve had enough of fad diets and well marketed but hard to implement programs that promise the world but fail to deliver any real results, then maybe it’s time to consider something a little more scientific. You’ve probably heard of FODMAP (Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols) diets before;Read More →

tea being poured into a jar

Oolong tea may not be as well known as green tea, but it may even be more beneficial. It really is the forgotten tea, although it has been around for more than five centuries. It’s the long lost brother of green and black tea, the Chuck Cunningham of extraordinary teas.Read More →

steak on the grill looking yummy

I love science, especially when it lets me eat steak for breakfast. That’s right, thanks to researchers at the University of Missouri, we can all bask in the knowledge that eating a high-protein breakfast will scientifically make you super-skinny in record time. Well, not quite. In fact, what researchers discoveredRead More →