Hidden Sugars

Hidden Sugars

Most people are aware that sugar can destroy our health.  Two much sugar can lead to many health concerns – cancers, diabetes, acne, mood swings, weight gain, depression, headaches, dental problems and many other conditions.

When trying to cut out sugar many people automatically think of sweets, chocolate and soft drinks.  However, they do not realise that a lot of the (processed, packaged or refined) food that is marketed to us as “healthy,” “pure,” “natural” and “organic” actually contains a lot of hidden sugars.  These foods which we perceive as healthy are actually ruining our health. Read More

Being Gluten Free is not the end of the world….

Being Gluten Free is not the end of the world….

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week so I wanted to share a post about my experience with Coeliac disease and to share a bit more information around this disease in terms of what it is, tips and my favourite gluten free foods and cafes.  I hope you find it helpful.

I was diagnosed with Coeliac disease in my mid 20s and I did think my life was over – that was after the doctor had to explain to me exactly what Coeliac disease was and then what gluten was. Once I got my head around this, I just thought, no more of my favourite foods. But on the plus side, would changing my diet really make me feel better….? Read More