What’s Eating you Nutrition Blog

Do I Need Stomach Acid? How to test at home

When we are hungry and see and smell food, we produce stomach acid (hydrochloric acid) which  helps digest protein and absorb minerals, as well as killing off unwanted bacteria that we ingest with our food. As we get older stomach acid levels can decline.  The amount...

read more

Pea and Watercress Soup

Make up 3/4 litre of vegetable stock but only use 300ml, plus 1 peeled and chopped parsnip or half a swede finally chopped, 200g of frozen peas, 1 courgette, 1 onion or bunch of spring onions, 1 handful of fresh chopped dill and 1 handful of fresh parsley or 2...

read more

Winter is coming – time for Vitamin D

  Even if you have had a great summer, as Winter approaches you need to think about vitamin D supplementation, as it is only stored in the body for about 2/3 months and is difficult to obtain sufficient quantities from our diet. If you are someone who suffers from low...

read more

Coconut oil – Pure Poison????

After Harvard professor Karin Michels’ presentation called “Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors” went viral on YouTube last week, dozens of media outlets have taken up the mantle to decry coconut oil as “pure poison”. The main argument against coconut oil is...

read more

How to stay healthy on holiday

Holidays should be a break from our busy and stressful lives, but the effort of packing and travelling to a destination can also be stressful. For some people taking your foot off the gas can result in feeling run down as the body is allowed to unwind. Add to that...

read more

Chilled Avocado Soup

  • 1 large ripe avocado • 1 cucumber • 4 spring onions • a few sprigs of fresh coriander • 250 ml organic vegetable stock , chilled • 200 ml plain yoghurt • 1 mild fresh green chilli • 1 lime • Tabasco sauce • 1 fresh red chilli Method 1. To make the soup, peel,...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This