The Keto Diet Explained

The Keto Diet Explained

The ‘keto’ diet is the latest trend in fashionable low carb diets promising fast weight loss and numerous health benefits. The original ketogenic diet has been used as medical nutrition therapy for over 80 years as a last resort for treating uncontrolled epilepsy in...
Gelatin Substitutes for Vegetarians

Gelatin Substitutes for Vegetarians

What is gelatin, how is it made and where is it traditionally used? Gelatin is derived from collagen, which is the primary protein component of connective tissues such as bone, dermis, cartilage and tendons. It is used as a thickening agent in many food products...
Healthier Alternatives to White Flour

Healthier Alternatives to White Flour

If your household is like most, you’ll probably find the usual types of flour sitting in your kitchen for cooking and baking.  And by usual, we mean self-raising flour, plain flour, and perhaps one or two other types. There is a plethora of flours to be found in...
Healthy Alternatives to Coffee

Healthy Alternatives to Coffee

Too much caffeine each day can not only influence sleep and anxiety but the calories in your cuppa of choice may also be impacting on your weight management. Each person has their own individual level of tolerance with caffeine but the good rule of thumb is to aim for...