Tag Archives: "Fruit"

Lemon – Low FODMAP

http://www.compoundchem.com The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) …

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Can I eat fruit with diabetes?

As you hopefully know by now I’m happy to take questions from you all and I often use this to help steer my blog posts. One question coming up frequently is whether you can eat fruit if you have diabetes. This usually comes up in the context of type 2 …

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Is Fruit Bad For You? PCOS & Digestive Health Advice

Fruit contains many vitamins, antioxidants and minerals, as well as being a great source of fibre. But, does fruit cause digestive symptoms? And, is fruit too high in sugar for those with polycystic ovary syndrome? In this article, I explore how fruit …

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Fairtrade Mango Chicken Curry

Fairtrade Fortnight this year is Monday 27 February to Sunday 12 March. The Fairtrade Foundation define Fairtrade as being about “better prices, decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers”. I was inspired to make a dish t …

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Facts about sugar

  We are constantly hearing that we eat too much sugar but people are confused. Here are some facts about sugar to help you make sense of it all. One: If you see any of these words on an ingredients list then you are looking at “added sugar.” Agave nec …

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Detox diets and New Year’s Resolutions

Have you been overindulging over the past few weeks? Are you feeling overweight and unhealthy? Are you looking for a diet or regime to rejuvenate yourself and magically transform you? At this time of year it’s common to feel like this and to make New Y …

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Juice Plus+Science or Fiction?I have been asked several times to…

Juice Plus+Science or Fiction?I have been asked several times to write a post on Juice Plus+ and I have been dragging my heels on it for two reasons: 1)      I started writing it ages ago and managed to delete all the research (Whhhaaaaa) 2)      I don …