Archive for the ‘Eating’ Category

Can Vegetables give you more Energy?

The word vegetable comes from the Latin vegetābilis meaning “animating”, from vegetāre meaning “to enliven”, and from vegēre meaning “to excite” – not the first words that spring to mind for many people, but could eating more of these fabulous plant foods really make you feel more lively? We all know that eating vegetables is good for us – but…

Paleo Diet – not?

I’ve just watched this fascinating TEDx Talk about the Paleo Diet by Archaeological Scientist Christina Warriner, who questions the accuracy of the current fad diets that claim to be representative of what Paleolithic humans really ate.  By examining the dental plaque of Paleolithic and Neolithic humans she and her team have made some enlightening discoveries….