Doctors, Diet and Disease – Balancing the Basics, Busting the Myths, Questioning the Context and Cultivating Collaboration

As many of you will know, I am a qualified medical doctor, and I'm currently doing a one year full-time Masters in Public Health and Nutrition. I spent five years training to become a physician, and I completed 3 years of clinical training (intern and senior house officer years) last July before diving back into … Continue reading Doctors, Diet and Disease – Balancing the Basics, Busting the Myths, Questioning the Context and Cultivating Collaboration

3 Reasons I’m Plant-Based – And Shifting the Focus to Sustainability

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) defines a plant-based diet as one which 'is based on foods derived from plants, including vegetables, whole-grains, legumes, nuts, seeds and fruits, with few or no animal products.' You'll notice that it does include the mention of animal products, which may surprise some of you. I've seen MANY definitions of 'plant-based', … Continue reading 3 Reasons I’m Plant-Based – And Shifting the Focus to Sustainability

What Is A Sustainable Diet? How and Why What We Eat Today Affects Future Generations

On my blog homepage, you'll see the sentence 'A Journey to Sustainable Healthy Living.' When I started my blog, and until very recently, my use of the word 'sustainable' referred to each of you (and myself!) at the individual level and the use of my blog to help you on your journey to a healthier, … Continue reading What Is A Sustainable Diet? How and Why What We Eat Today Affects Future Generations