You'll never eat alone

The Dummies guide to Food Labels in 6 steps

For a while now, I’ve been going on about labels and how we should be reading them right. Rochelle still rolls her eyes when she sees me checking the back of the packet when we go through the supermarket. But, I think I’ve stumbled upon the section of the back which is really so difficult to find (even if you know what you’re …

You'll never eat alone

7 things my mother taught me about food

The day before yesterday was Mother’s day, and I cannot help but reflect on the lessons I’ve learned growing up with a strong woman for a mother. One of the most important beliefs I have today is because of my mother. She would always tell me, “Ronsley, you are brilliant. You can do anything you put your mind to“. Whether …

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101 Food Myths – Yogurt 90-85

It has been a while now that I have constantly complained about not being able to find plain, normal, yogurt in the supermarket. Yogurt in the supermarket You go to the isle that display all the yogurts available and you’ll find everything but plain. You’ll see flavoured, low-fat, high in calcium, low in sugar, 99% fat free, all natural, no …

You'll never eat alone

Sharing food makes you superhuman

Growing up and “my spot” at the table While I was growing up, one of the most annoying but now in hindsight inspiring habits that my family developed in us, was eating together at the table. Even today, we sit around a table and eat. We sit around a table so often, that we all have our very own spots. My …

So, why are you drinking milk

101 Food Myths on Dairy: 95 – 91

Following last week’s post on Food Myths, I decided to look into the world of diary. The main reason for this is because Rochelle, my wife, said to me a couple of days ago, “I need to drink more milk?“. So I asked her why she decided to mention that to me, considering that there was no relation to the …

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The only sugar resources you’ll ever need

I decided that this week I would write an article each on salt and sugar. They are probably the two most common enemies (along with fat) when we talk about health and diets. So I would like you to answer these two questions: Is sugar bad for you? How much sugar are you ingesting per day? “But I don’t have …

Salt is good for you

What the world would be like if Salt didn’t exist

I’m not sure what the world would be like, but I guarantee that restaurant tables across the planet would be bare without a salt shaker. Salt brings out the flavour in food. It does not matter what you eat, you add the right amount of salt to it and it will taste different. From curries to chocolate. On that note, …