Monthly Archives: November 2013

Food has lost its grip on me

I used to waste so much energy thinking about food. My thoughts fixated on when I would eat, what I would eat and how much I would eat. Social situations used to be even more taxing as it introduced feelings of guilt around indulgence of the ‘wrong food’. The plotting and planning that used to go on in my brain was, needless to say, utterly exhausting! Read the rest of this entry

The Real Meal Revolution cookbook is a ‘must have’

The Real Meal Revolution cookbook is finally here …… and it was worth the wait. A team effort between Prof. Tim Noakes, Sally-Ann Creed, Jonno Proudfoot and David Grier has produced the most stunning book of mouth-watering recipes, beautiful food photography and eye-openingĀ  information on the low carb/high fat lifestyle. The book’s tagline? “Changing theĀ  world. One meal at a time. ” Read the rest of this entry

Carb consumption and Alzheimer’s

This post is gonna blow your mind! Top neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter lays the blame for Alzheimer’s disease on CARBS. He calls them poison to the brain ……… and not just white flour and sugar but even fruit and “healthy whole-grains” too.

Consuming carbs eats away at your brain and affects memory and brain function. Wow! Read the rest of this entry

Is fruit your friend or foe?

The warm summer season brings with it some of the most delicious fruit on this planet. Mangos, melons, pineapples, grapes and nectarines. How divine! Unfortunately, contrary to what we have been told, fruit is not such a great choice for everyone. Do you struggle to lose weight despite having cut out starches and junk food? The reason might be fruit. Read the rest of this entry