Sugar: some alternatives Sugar has no nutritional value and is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream. It produces a rush that triggers the pancreas to try and re-balance sugar-levels in the blood. Too much sugar over-activates the pancreas, absorbs calcium from your bones and teeth that later gets deposited in your muscles, arteries, joints and major… Read More


How can I get enough iron if I don’t eat meat? There are two types of iron in food: Haem iron found in animal tissue, and non-haem iron found in plant foods. Iron nutrition depends on the amount of iron consumed and the amount absorbed. While the body more readily absorbs haem iron this is… Read More