I feel like I need to do some explaining about how I came up with Holy Cake Day and why I have finally decided to try to make it happen. This is an idea I got a couple of years ago when I was discussing with my husband about what we could do to make... Continue Reading →
One of the most controversial topics when it comes to sugar consumption is juice. I am still not sure what to believe in. Here I am not talking about the obvious: sodas and artificial drinks are, for me, bad for you by default. No. I am talking about fruit and vegetable juices, and in particular 100% fruit and vegetable juices.
When I look into the subject, I can’t always tell if people are talking about juice you can buy or juice you can make yourself. For instance, the NHS recommendation is for no more than 150ml of juice or smoothie a day, but when they mention that even the unsweetened ones have lots of sugar, it makes me wonder if they are not talking about commercially-available ones. In a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the authors recommend in between4 ounces (118 ml) and 1 cup (250…
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We are back from our first sun holiday of the year, which is why I have taken a break from writing. Now that we are settling down for more school, work, organising, worrying, caring for others, I can also sit down and process (i.e. write) some of the things I have witnessed in the last... Continue Reading →
My last couple of weeks have been focused around one not so pleasurable event: my driving theory test. I know, I know, who on Earth who's my age still does not have their driver's licence? Well, me, for one. The test itself is stressful enough, but studying from a rotten piece of trash makes everything... Continue Reading →
Schools Should Say No to Sugar is one of my most popular posts, and I am pleased to see that, as it shows that people are interested in the subject. So I had another read, and while I stand by everything I said in it, I now realise that it should probably go in a... Continue Reading →