Tag: diet

plant based meat

The World of Fake Meat

Marketing has led us to believe that “plant-based” burgers consist solely of that—plants.  However, the products specifically designed to mimic the texture and flavour of meat contain an extensive ingredient list that’s at odds with the better-for-you image these foods are trying to create. Certified health coach Maria Crokos tells us more about the world of fake meat.

ancient greek gods artichokes

Artichokes: An Ancient Greek Remedy

Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.

ancient greek gods artichokes

Artichokes: An Ancient Greek Remedy

Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.

terry simpson diet

"The Mediterranean diet is the BEST diet to cure PCOS, achieve weight loss AND keep it off"- Dr Terry Simpson MD, weight loss surgeon

Dr Terry Simpson is an expert in Culinary Medicine (a new discipline in the medical field) and is a big believer in the Mediterranean Diet as a FIRST step to try and address the symptoms of being overweight, being obese and PCOS. His motto is, “you gotta be able to cook, otherwise losing weight will be near impossible”. Watch the interview here.