The warmth of summer can be either invigorating or draining. We have to take care not to overheat during this season. The good news is that we can choose foods that are cooling and nourishing to keep us in balance during this bountiful time.
Wake early in the morning and take nourishment from the morning sun.
Continue reading Summer Eating – 5 Tips to Keep Cool and Energised
Bananas not only taste good—they are nourishing too. This fruit has a very interesting history as well.
Continue reading Bananas Taste Good and are Nourishing
Do I have to eat meat to be healthy? The simple answer is no!
No one eating pattern is necessarily healthy as it depends on whether the balance of nutrients provided meet your individual health requirements. You may choose to be:
Continue reading Do I have to eat meat to be healthy?
Matthew Evans in his book, “On Eating Meat”, reveals the realities of intensive commercial food production in Australia. Farming practices in other countries are also referred to.
Whilst many facts are presented in the 24 chapters, Matthew also shares his own journey with food—as a person who enjoys eating, a chef, and farmer. The way he shares his journey encourages the reader to examine his or her own relationship with food (not just meat).
Continue reading On Eating Meat Book Review
What are recommended portion sizes? This is a question that I am frequently asked. I am going to answer it from a general health and food sustainability perspective. This is the third article of our Food and Sustainability series.
As Michael Pollan, an advocate for sustainable eating, says, “Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
But what are the recommended portion sizes so we can avoid eating too much, enjoy eating and get the nutrients that we need?
Continue reading What are recommended portion sizes?
Calcium is well known as a requirement for strong bones and teeth, but what else do we need this mineral for?
Only 20% of Australians achieve the recommended intake for calcium. So, is eating calcium-rich foods enough?
Continue reading Calcium-rich Foods, or Supplements?