How do we navigate the sea of sugar laden beverages? The coffee shops with treats right under our noses, laid out like candy encrusted ornaments? There is no magic pill or diet book that is going to swoop in and save us all - we must devise a multi-pronged approach for long lasting success.
Gastronauts is a fun, innovative and absorbing production that looks at our relationship with food. Created by April De Angelis, Nessah Muthy and Wils Wilson, this immersive theatrical production seats its audience in a futuristic restaurant whilst around them little snippets and scenes are played out by the small cast.
The quail were finger-licking good and inspired me to search out some of these tiny, tasty birds. Tipping my hat to the maestro, I adapted a recipe from Ottolenghi - The Cookbook and served it with his suggestion of mograbiah salad.
I make no apologies for my second pheasant recipe in a fortnight. The other day I leaned out of the bedroom window and got two birds with one shot from a .410 as they staged one of their daily flash mobs on the lawn.
From workouts to healthy diets, many of us make an effort to look after ourselves. However, we could be compromising our health on a daily basis without even knowing it. From carrying heavy handbags to wearing crippling heels, here are the top 10 female habits you should try to break.
Do you ever find yourself thinking that exercise is sometimes 'lonely' or 'boring'? Maybe you want to get fit but just need something a little more vibrant and sociable than running to motivate you.
Since 2011, our Food Revolution Uruguay ambassador team has aimed at getting together people who foster a like-minded spirit and take part in different projects sharing the same food goals.
According to Livestrong,"Chocolate contains phenylamine, associated with raising mood and libido." Could it be that we are inducing a false love because we don't want to feel our loneliness? I know this was how it was for me.
What's the first bad bad habit that springs to your mind? Smoking, biting your nails, what about not cleaning your teeth twice a day? "Successful change comes from a real understanding of people, their habits and their motivations.''
Yesterday I had the shaved Brussels sprout salad from my fav cafe and I finally realized what was missing from my previous brussels sprouts experiences.... Bacon. Delicious, crispy, salty bacon. Of course!!
What does it mean at the village level when researchers, business, UN agencies, civil society and other sectors collaborate to reduce micronutrient deficiency? It means fewer children falling sick. Fewer adults too fatigued to work. Fewer mothers dying in childbirth.
The Italians have many proverbs relating to food and love, all highlighting the crucial importance of taking time, as a family, to eat together, and to eat well, with the kitchen considered the pulsating heart of any home.
The basis of the experiment proved addictive qualities of certain foods by how long rats who had enjoyed Oreos on a particular side of a maze spent on that same side when Oreos weren't there, waiting for them to be 'delivered' to the ground that they (the rats) were familiar with finding the cookies-concluding that Oreos are at least as addictive as cocaine.
On their own, simple economic measures aimed at tackling some dimension of an unhealthy lifestyle cannot work. What is needed is a deeper understanding of why some people make unhealthy choices while others do not. These may include poverty and lack of information or education, but they may also include cognitive psychological differences.
It wasn't until after the births of my son and daughter that I became increasingly aware of how difficult it was to teach children how to eat healthy in a very unhealthy world of processed, sugar laden and artificially coloured foods. I was becoming even more aware of how challenging it was to find enough time to prepare healthy meals and snacks with our busy family schedule.
In a country like Britain where alcohol is drunk on most occasions, be it a wedding, funeral, party, football match, how hard is it to be a teetotaller? I've heard of people who have held a glass of wine in their hand at an important work do and not actually drunk it, in order to fit in. For those who struggle to fit in, there is now a solution.