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Letter in the BMJ

I have recently had a letter published in the BMJ Online in response to Tim Schwab’s article entitled ‘Dietary disclosures: how important are non-financial interests?’ This discusses whether or not nutrition researchers should disclose their own dietary preferences because of the potentiial for these to result in bias. In particular […]


Fruit and Vegetable Haul

So there seem to be a lot of videos on YouTube of raw vegans showing off their shopping! Here’s mine (for a family of four) from last week – most of it is now gone and I didn’t throw any of it away: Seriously though, there is a point to […]

Fruit and Veg Haul

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Summary: There is growing epidemiological evidence for an causative link between diet and the inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, which are increasing in incidence around the world in parallel with increasing westernisation of societies. Because of this it has been suggested that the inflammatory bowel diseases are […]


New Year’s Promise

This year instead of writing a long list of resolutions, I am making one single promise – to my children. I wrote this letter to them on New Year’s Day, although I don’t actually plan on showing it to them any time soon (they are only four). It is more about […]

Wild Rice Salad

Raw Vegan Lunchbox 2

Raw Vegan Lunchbox

A little antidote to the impending Christmas junk food…     Here’s what’s in one lunchbox: One small organic apple (100g) Two small organic bananas (150g peeled weight) Two clementines (120g peeled weight) Organic carrot sticks (50g) Cucumber slices, peeled (75g) Baby plum tomatoes, halved (100g) Three dried figs (50g) […]