All posts in "Nutrition"

Diet High In Animal Protein As Bad For You As Smoking

By Mercedes Aspland / March 10, 2014

When I heard this fact on the news last week I really wanted to write something about it, largely because of the abuse I had growing up. Being brought up vegetarian it seemed normal to me to not eat animals but I was constantly bombarded with accusations and questions about getting enough protein. It did […]


Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

By Mercedes Aspland / February 12, 2014

I am writing this post because I just discovered that I am probably drinking too much water, and this was purely by chance after a consultation with a nurse who mentioned to me that drinking too much water can cause problems. I am sure that we have all heard that it you drink a lot […]


Food Intolerance and How To Help

By Mercedes Aspland / February 10, 2014

This post has been inspired by something I was reading on Oatmeal With a Fork, literally just now and I added a comment as the writer Lauren had asked about food intolerance and allergy and I thought “Why not write a post on it?” So here we are. The first really important thing to mention […]


My Low GL Diet and Patrick Holford

By Mercedes Aspland / January 25, 2014

I thought I would take a bit of time to tell you about where my desire to eat healthy food came from. Firstly it is worth noting that when I was about 19 I used to diet excessively, doing things like not eating all day until dinner and doing 2 hours exercise a day, I […]


Sugar And The Problems It Causes

By Mercedes Aspland / August 22, 2013

So the first thing I can hear you asking is why is sugar such a big problem? If you think it is because it is processed and if you replace it with honey or something natural you will be fine then think again. Yes I agree that refined sugar is not great but the main […]

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