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The True and Untold History of the Ketogenic Diet			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.5/5							(6)

The True and Untold History of the Ketogenic Diet 3.5/5 (6)

At the Functional Nutrition Academy we base the nutrition course on two overarching principles; the first is taking an historical and anthropological perspective of nutrition, and the second is the philosophy of vitalism (as opposed to mechanism). I’d like to address...

Going Gluten-free: Not Easy, But Important			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(11)

Going Gluten-free: Not Easy, But Important 5/5 (11)

My article on the coeliac vaccine (you can read it here) seems to have pushed a lot of buttons. Mostly people who had children or loved ones with the autoimmune disease, or were suffering themselves, were angry at my opinion. It’s not easy to have coeliac disease...

Can a Vaccine Fix Coeliac Disease?			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.4/5							(10)

Can a Vaccine Fix Coeliac Disease? 4.4/5 (10)

I read recently that human clinical trials are beginning for a new vaccine for coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is one of 80 plus autoimmune diseases. Coeliac disease (CD) may affect up to 1 in 70 people. This disease is believed to be unique in that the inflammation...

Does Organic Mean Nutrient Rich?			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.9/5							(7)

Does Organic Mean Nutrient Rich? 4.9/5 (7)

Recently I was at the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine conference in Brisbane. The lectures were informative, albeit sometimes too scientific without much practical application. I decided to head to the forum of dietitians where nutritionist Rosemary Stanton...

Stevia – Safe to Consume or Best Avoided?			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(3)

Stevia – Safe to Consume or Best Avoided? 5/5 (3)

There are many different kinds of artificial sweeteners available – and lots of conflicting information about their effects (good and bad) on the human body. Here we take an indepth look at one of the most popular sweeteners, Stevia.

Allergic to Coconut? Here are the Alternatives			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(2)

Allergic to Coconut? Here are the Alternatives 5/5 (2)

Coconut is a very popular, healthy, versatile ingredient, used in recipes all over the globe. If, however, you are allergic or sensitive to coconut, or simply don’t like the taste, it can be hard to find alternatives for your favourite dishes. We hope these suggestions will help!

Is Your Mattress Toxic?			No ratings yet.

Is Your Mattress Toxic? No ratings yet.

You spend A LOT of time asleep on your mattress. But have ever considered what exactly you are sleeping on? Your mattress might be one of the most toxic things in your home. We explain more here.

Sugars – Are They All Bad?			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(2)

Sugars – Are They All Bad? 5/5 (2)

Sugar comes in many, many forms – from natural produce like fruits, grains and vegetables to processed forms like caster sugar. As with most foods, the quality of the sugar is much more important than the quantity. Our nutritionist explains.

10 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.9/5							(23)

10 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked 4.9/5 (23)

Think butter is bad for you? Enjoy a ‘healthy’ breakfast cereal each morning? You might want to read this blog! We debunk some common food myths that just might change the way you look at the food you eat…

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