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Fats – The good, the bad and the ugly.

Fats get a constant wrap for being just that, good, bad and ugly.  It tends to be overdone at times but lately certain media manipulators are on the pro-fat bandwagon. So what does research actually tell us? Fat is essential for protection of organs, hormone production, as an energy source and for absorption of some […]

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Sri Lankan Liver & Egg Lettuce Cups (RECIPE)

MY BREAKFAST SERIES CONTINUES… Protein. Fat. Fiber. The coconut walnut porridge received some great feedback and I am now moving on to a little more cooking time. This recipe took me 22 minutes from first chop of the onion to letting the last water out of the sink after washing up. No excuse. Coconut and […]

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Homemade Coconut Milk (RECIPE)

Coconut milk is essential in my kitchen. It holds this lofty reputation because it is delicious and because I include it as a good source of medium chain triglycerides ( a post for another day). Coconut flesh is high in energy due to it’s (saturated) fat content with moderate amounts of digestible carbohydrate and packed […]

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Cholesterol- rebel but not a cause

Cholesterol. The death molecule. Or not. Anyone and everyone has heard one thing or another about cholesterol. Apparently it kills us by blocking our arteries in a process called atherosclerosis where “plaque” builds up in the walls of our blood vessels. Little bits of this plaque can break off and get lodged in the smaller […]

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Hey hey it’s Fry Day

Since ancient Egyptians discovered the deliciousness of cooking some goat in butter we have all grown to enjoy a little Sunday fry-up or the occasional fish n’ chips, but choosing the right oil is quite important for your overall health. Fried foods should be something we have in moderation, especially those that are fried by […]

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