How to know you are actually hungry (not just comfort eating)

When I give my presentations at various exhibitions or at events put on by nutritionists, I often remind people that we have a tendency of over-eating but we are actually undernourished! We live in a food-focused society, which means that the signs of hunger are often ignored and overshadowed by our deeper connection to food….

Can You Really Skip Breakfast?

Okay we are being told skipping breakfast is not a good idea, right? But sometimes it is tempting to think that it is extra calories and I am not that hungry. BUT I would defend eating breakfast any day! There was a story in the New York Times recently titled “Sorry, There’s Nothing Magical About Breakfast.”…

The food we crave … …is a guide to the food we need

The wise among us say that our own bodies can be our best guides to health. How often do we have a “gut instinct” that something is not quite right, and find our hunches are correct? When something’s gone awry, we may experience it as a certain kind of mood, and if we look even…

Scientific Evidence for an Anti- Cancer diet

You might have seen the article in this week’s Daily Mail about what to eat to beat Breast Cancer. I have dug down into some published medical research articles that review the evidence for an Anti- Cancer Diet. It is totally exciting research and I hope the whole world will read this! The article, written by…