Tag: Diet

A case for calories

The word “calorie”, can be a bit of a trigger. I know whenever my nana says it, it’s coupled with an intensely hushed, fearful tone – a lot like when the Harry Potter lot say “Voldemort”. And, the fact is that poor old calories have got themselves a bad reputation and should really sack their […]

10 steps to a healthy weight

What even is a healthy weight? It’s common to have a certain number in your head – “Oh I just need to lose 10 more lbs,” or maybe a person, “I’ll be happy when I look like Rhianna”. But, here’s the thing – weight is like height. If you are 5”3, you are never, never […]

Brain’s in the gut

You know how the brain is the control centre of the body? It isn’t. It’s actually your gut.  Your gut microbiome refers to the billions of live bacteria, fungi and viruses that live in your large intestine (especially the colon), oesophagus, stomach and small intestine. When we talk about your gut, we’re actually referring to […]