What is Vitamin D and Sources

What is Vitamin D and Sources

Autumn is my favourite season of the year, cool crisp days with often clear skies and tones of orange, red and brown through nature make it a beautiful season here in Melbourne.  Though as the sunny days become more and more scarce, many will observe a correlating...
What’s The Fuss About Grains

What’s The Fuss About Grains

In the late 90s when I was training to be a naturopath, whole grains were the foundation of a wholesome diet, right alongside vegetables and lean sources of protein.  In recent years however, dietary trends are changing – many are opting for low grain or...
Paleo/ Primal – what’s in a name?

Paleo/ Primal – what’s in a name?

For those of you with allergies or food intolerances – eliminating various foods and food groups is not a new concept.  The Paleo diet has attracted much media attention recently, both positive and negative. For some, Paleo is very much in vogue whilst others...
Grain Free, Sugar Free – can it be done?

Grain Free, Sugar Free – can it be done?

Recently I embarked on a strict dietary protocol that saw me eliminating all sugar and starch from my diet. Whilst for more than a decade I have by choice, adopted a relativelylow carbohydrate diet – I do occasionally enjoy the odd piece of buttered fruit toast,...