“It’s my metabolism that’s to blame.” How many times have you heard this sentence or said it yourself? Blaming your metabolism for weight gain is a common habit and the interesting thing about the phenomenon is that many people don’t quite understand what metabolism actually is.

We all know that experts are constantly calling for us to eat less salt don’t we? It’s all over the media…how we need to cut back on salt, avoid salt and stop adding it to our food; but why? Does salt make you fat? Is salt a contributing factor in the obesity crisis?

How can healthy food make you fat? We’re not talking about apples and broccoli here…we’re talking about those foods which are ok in moderation but which some people mistake for something they can over-indulge in and treat as a staple under the mistaken assumption that because it’s nutritious it must be good for staying skinny [...]Continue reading