Ramen Noodle Soup – A Variation on Bone Broth

Often it is left-over ingredients that become the inspiration for a delicious meal and this chicken ‘noodle’ soup is one such occasion. Packet noodles were once a regular meal for me and the spicy Korean Neoguri Udon seafood flavour was a favourite. Obviously these MSG and wheat-laden packets of chemicals that have probably never seen …

A Brief History of (Body) Fat & Why We Hate It

“There’s no analogy in the natural world for what we’ve done to ourselves, we’re in unchartered territory” So much information is concisely packed into this documentary it leaves the viewer gagging for more, like a carb addict on a bowl of popcorn. Evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman of Harvard University gives his views on positive and …

To The Low Carb Naysayers – Fat Is Not The Problem

I was asked recently how I managed to lose so much weight and reverse diabetes, but during my enthusiastic explanation of the LCHF diet I was interrupted with the usual question "But all that fat will put your cholesterol through the roof!, you obviously need to take statins?" My response of "No, its actually carbohydrates …

The Myths of Aging, Longevity & the Mediterranean Diet

Dr. Steven Gundry, a renowned heart surgeon and medical researcher is the leading expert on the effect of lectins in our diet. What really interested me during this interview (below) was his explanation of why people in Mediterranean countries who, despite eating a fair amount of animal protein, tend to avoid the effects of carnitine …