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Eat The Rainbow

Published on September 1, 2021 By davidgowing

Are you getting your 5-a-day? Many of us are not eating enough fruit and vegetables per day to meet this recommendation. Plants contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, different fibers, carbohydrates, protein, and some fats, essential for good health. Five servings appears to be closer to the minimum requirement as five servings is actually closer […]

Love BBQs? Read This First

Published on August 2, 2021 By davidgowing

I’m sure lots of people will be having barbecues or picnics over the summer. Did you know that cooking meats at high and dry temperatures (grilling, roasting, baking) that causes charring/burning, increase the formation of carcinogens? Luckily there are some simple (and delicious) things you can do to reduce, or counteract this effect.

Simple Anti-AGEs Salad

Published on July 16, 2021 By davidgowing

This is a super simple, super quick, and super refreshing salad. Full of fibre, vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols. Making it a great way to help reduce the effects of advanced glycation end products (AGEs).

Super Polyphenol Oats

Published on April 12, 2021 By davidgowing

This is my go to oatmeal these days. It’s really simple, the cacao powder gives it a hint of chocolate, and the oats are a great source of protein and fibre. Once it’s cooked you can customise it by adding whatever toppings you like!

Is Dried Fruit Healthy?

Published on October 31, 2020 By davidgowing

Dried fruit is a great way to add some extra sweetness to meals. Unlike refined sugar and syrups, which have had the fibre, vitamins and minerals stripped out, dried fruit is a whole food and still contains its fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.