Eat it Anyway

If you are fed up of Instagram pictures of avo toast, have no interest in starting your day with hot water and lemon, and are no longer sure whether carbs are meant to be the good guys or the bad, ‘Feel the Fear and Eat it Anyway’ could be the January read for you. In [...]

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GI (the non-military type)

References to high or low 'GI' foods are often banded about with little, or no explication. Indeed, I was guilty of this myself in my previous post. But how much do we really know about the term 'GI', and what does the GI number of a food actually indicate? What does 'GI' mean? The glycaemic index [...]

Smooth criminal

It was somewhere between cutting up my second kiwi and throwing a handful of ice into the blender that R decided to tell me about the research he'd read on the negative impact that blending has on the nutritional value of fruit; specifically that it increases its GI and, in his words, 'basically makes it [...]

Tofutti Cutie

I think I would be doing a gross disservice to the American gastronomic tradition if I didn't write at least one post about food during my trip, so here goes. While there is a tendency to write-off American cuisine as a mass of burgers and doughnuts, and thus not terribly vegan or waistband friendly, my [...]

Fat is not just a feminist issue

During a post-climb pub trip with some of the guys from The Arch last week I found myself engaged in a conversation about the perennially interesting and almost invariably controversial topic of diet. It was fascinating to have an insight into the male perspective on diet and to hear their thoughts on body proportions and [...]