simple ways to eat more whole foods

simple ways to eat more whole foods

I like to think that whole food is food that is as unrefined, unprocessed and natural as possible. Many foods need processing or altering in order to be edible such as olives that are bitter unless cured. Or coconuts that through processing produce water, milk, oil, nectar, flour, flakes etc. However, many whole foods can be heavily  processed, beyond a point that many would regard as necessary, such as wheat used to create refined white flour.

So how can you get more food into your life that is natural, unrefined and unprocessed? Read on for 6 simple tips.

the good, the bad and the salt

the good, the bad and the salt

This question was asked of me the other day. Do we need salt and how do I know if I’m consuming too much? So how much salt should you be consuming and how can you maximise flavour without reducing salt? Read on to find out.

how much fish is too much fish?

how much fish is too much fish?

Fish is a fantastic source of lots of goodness – protein, omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and calcium (and I wrote about that here) and if you’re an omnivore then it is a great nutritional option to add to your weekly meal plan. But should you eat it every day?

where do you get your calcium from?

where do you get your calcium from?

If you are unable to consume dairy or you'd prefer not to, you need to be obtaining calcium from other sources. Read this to find out what to eat.