Baby’s First Birthday Cake (attempt 1)

Kid 2 is fast approaching his first birthday, so I’ve been thinking a little about what his first birthday cake should be. Needless to say, I won’t be buying him a cake, but making one myself. And only from stuff that he has actually eaten so far. That’s fairly challenging, given that I am not…

One of My Biggest Food Nemeses

I have been thinking about this Food Horror for quite a while now, but never found the time to sit down and write about it. However, I have recently had a few different “encounters” with margarine, and I have decided that I can’t keep it in anymore. I know that some people will disagree with…

The Nature Fix – Book Review

I was drawn to Florence Williams’ book because I had a gut feeling that we as humans need more nature around us in order to reach our full potential. I was, therefore, looking for some answers on this. I thoroughly enjoyed reading “The Nature Fix” and I found it very informative, but it was not…

Thinking Beyond Calories. Part 1

Originally posted on Food for Thought, Thought for Food:
The paper “Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: thinking beyond calories” summarises the presentations and discussions at the 2017 CrossFit Foundation Academic Conference “Diet and Cardiometabolic Health – Beyond Calories”. I am pleased to see that there is some specific focus on this…