The Ketogenic Diet: Fad or Friend?

Fats for life? Imagine the smell of a fresh loaf of still-warm sourdough bread wafting from your oven. You cut yourself a thick slice and dollop a generous piece of gooey, fresh brie cheese for the top, letting it melt down onto your fingers as you bring this culinary masterpiece to your mouth. For an …

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Probiotic Foods: Hot or Not

Fermentation up close and personal Last week, I wrote about  feeding your microbiome well. The verdict was that eating hearty fibres, called prebiotics, and foods that contain good living bacterial cultures, called probiotics, can contribute to good gut health! While scientists still don’t know much about which specific species bacteria are the most important, it …

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