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Is There a Link Between Sugar and Cancer?

Is There a Link Between Sugar and Cancer?

Ok so sugar may be addictive, but what about its connection to cancer? .  Over the past few years we’ve been reading statements like: Sugar molecules called O-glycans are found in large quantities in most cancers Sugar actively encourages and aids the growth of...
Is Sugar Your Nemesis?

Is Sugar Your Nemesis?

Do you have a love/hate relationship with sugar that beckons EVERY day? .  Whether it’s that energy-kicking morning caramel latte, pick-me-up afternoon chocolate bar or evening sneaky bowl of ice-cream, you just can’t seem to break the habit. .  Why is it...
More reasons to ditch sugar after a cancer diagnosis

More reasons to ditch sugar after a cancer diagnosis

It wasn’t that long ago that we didn’t think twice about eating sugar. After all it was just a benign calorie that could cause tooth decay. Haven’t we come a long way since then! . For those who have had a cancer diagnosis and have begun the climb back up to regain...
Is Today’s Bread The Same As Grandma Used To Eat?

Is Today’s Bread The Same As Grandma Used To Eat?

How different is the bread great Grandma ate to today’s bread? We’ve been eating bread for hundreds of years, so why is it being linked to so many health issues? A few years ago, I asked the same question. I’ve been a Dietitian for over 25 years, and had my own...
My Journey – Part 1

My Journey – Part 1

We had plenty of food growing up in our house! My Father was a milkman and then he owned a small supermarket. However, I did not grow up watching healthy eating habits. Sadly, my Mum struggled emotionally and food was the way she anaesthetized her pain. She has...