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

Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Recently, I spotted an ad for a Brain Health and Brain Disease conference at University College Dublin, organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland, directed at both healthcare professionals and the general population. I decided to go, as I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to learning in medicine. I also have seen the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life