Over January I've decided to quit drinking alcohol. This was for multiple reasons, but particularly after a boozy December I wanted to try to reset some habits (mindless drinking in the evenings while watching Netflix) and stop thrashing my liver after all of those Christmas parties. As it's now nearly over I'm actually feeling much… Continue reading Dry January? Febfast? Ideas for giving up alcohol and sugar successfully
I'm interested in what diet does to the brain, but naturally I think about how we digest the foods we eat, and how they influence our physiology. The digestive system is the engine of the body. It's key responsibility is for breaking the foods (fuel) we consume down into glucose (which provides the energy to… Continue reading Love your guts: Prebiotics and Probiotics
"It's not a cult..." I started going to CrossFit in 2016 when I moved to Melbourne. I'd been thinking about it for a while after doing a lot of small group exercise training when I lived in Sydney, which appealed to my liking of mixing strenuous exercise with banter and going to the pub sometimes… Continue reading My CrossFit journey
Happy 2018!! With the new year comes about new resolutions and intentions. So many people are trying to start a new healthy chapter in their life, whether it be a diet reboot or a more active lifestyle. I've been working with several journalists to help people understand about how sugar and junk foods can impact… Continue reading Research in the media: January 2018
I recently read this article on The Guardian reflecting upon the "Clean eating" revolution. It made me think a lot about the stigma around certain foods and the act consuming them, and also about the pedestal that certain "super foods" and dietary regimes are placed upon. I am generally skeptical about many diets, be it… Continue reading Are you what you eat?