Mediterranean Diet


Med diet cuts heart attacks – which is pretty interesting BUT I don’t understand why they end off with saying that you should be following a low fat diet given that they’ve just proved that the Med diet is the best and that’s patently not a low fat diet. Some good diet recipes from the Guardian –…

Nutrition


General Updates  This is a little terrifying. More Bad News For The Nutrition Nazis “Replacing animal fats with vegetable oils, a mainstay of modern health advice, may lead to an increased risk of death among people with heart disease,” says the San Francisco Chronicle. In an analysis of 458 Australian men with heart disease, funded by…

Man, how good does this look?


The Monkey Brain ($9.00), if you can get past the name, is strikingly presented and tasty to boot. Think of it as an avocado-based Scotch egg: the cavity of a skinned, pitted specimen is stuffed with spicy tuna, imitation crab, and masago, rolled in panko, and deep fried. Served quartered with a tangle of shaved…

Dinner club – comfort food edition


Matt cooked up a storm of comfort food last night, rich, warming and hearty winter food. It was all pretty much amazing but a total overload of cream and stodge. I’m actually now really rather keen on summer so I can start eating salad again!

Running update


I am quite proud of myself. I have actually been running since my last post and have managed to cover 17kms in 4km bursts. Last week was Wednesday and Friday and this week was Monday, Thursday and will run on Saturday. This is most definitely the most hardcore exercise I have done in 2013. (Obviously last…