The Dangers of #cleaneating

The whole idea of clean eating would be pretty harmless if it was mostly about eating fresh food and being more restrained when it comes to highly processed foods. In a time when Australia is facing an obesity epidemic (63% of Australian adults are overweight or obese), it hardly seems as though a dedication to a healthy diet could be a negative thing. But by categorising food as being either “clean” or “unclean”, we are entering into murky and undefined waters.
Have we underestimated the huge impact language has on our relationship with food? 
Continue reading “The Dangers of #cleaneating”
Advertisements

Is Gluten Really the Bad Guy?

A few years ago, if someone mentioned the word gluten, they would be met with expressions of puzzlement and confusion. Fast Forward to 2015 and everywhere we turn, we see “Gluten-Free” labels plastered across all our favourite foods.

SO WHAT IS GLUTEN AND WHY MUST I BE ‘FREE’ OF IT??
Continue reading “Is Gluten Really the Bad Guy?”