Vegan or Omnivore Part 1: Introduction

Over the next few weeks, I will be posting a group of articles that will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a vegan and omnivore diets. Looking at the possibles effects on health due to the bioavailability of macro nutrients and micro nutrients in both diets. I will aim to take a balanced view and use a variety…

Almonds all good?

    Image thanks to Nuts for life What’s in 30 grammes of almonds? 758kj (the energy of 2 pieces of fruit) 6 grammes of protein (the protein of one egg) 15 grammes of healthy monounsaturated oil (like extra-virgin olive oil) 1 gram of saturated fat 2.6 grammes of fibre (2 slices of mixed grain…

Going Nuts for Nuts

Hi, all this introduction to a few new blogs that will be coming up with nuts as the topic so keep your eyes open. “98% of Australians do not eat a handful of nuts a day and the number one reason is that they are concerned about nuts’ fat content and their potential to cause…