Nutrition and diet


In IBS, FODMAPS (found in many plant foods) can trigger unpleasant gastro symptoms. These include bloating, gas, diarrhoea, and constipation. If you have IBS, this can make following a plant-based diet hard. The biggest issues is that most protein-rich plant foods contain one or more FODMAPS. But armed with knowledge and simple strategies, an IBS …

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How does a vegan or plant-based ketogenic diet stack up against traditional keto? Is there even such a thing as a plant-based keto diet? Yes…you can be plant-based and keto Granted, it’s harder and takes more planning, but there are many benefits to the plant-based versions of keto, over meat-heavy ones. What is keto? Essentially …

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Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise as the problems with the current food systems and standard Western diets become increasingly hard to ignore. As a plant-based dietitian, I feel qualified to share some tips on starting a plant-based or vegan diet for beginners. I’ve helped many people with this over the years and …

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Setting the record straight The same, tired old stories about soy pop up in the media every now and then – even though current evidence about soy is overwhelmingly – and increasingly – positive. Sadly, people continue to avoid soy because of old misconceptions. So let’s look at the facts. What is soy? Soy is …

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There is good evidence that when combined with a calorie-controlled diet and exercise, meal replacements can be an effective weight loss strategy. They help people eat fewer calories by temporarily replacing one or two meals per day with a protein-based supplement. As there are more plant-based options on the market than ever before, it’s important …

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