In case you hadn’t noticed, nutritional debates can get pretty heated; hot tempered dietitians, nutritionists, scientists, media, celebrities, chefs and soccer mums, have all been known to sling profanities and scientific papers (or pseudoscience as the case may be) in the name of ‘knowing best’ when it comes to what we ‘should’ be eating.
Over the past week, I have seen nutritional debates on:
I’m just going to cut to the chase here and keep my post short and simple – it doesn’t matter; be the evidence positive, negative or neutral, there is a common solution that will undoubtedly render your body ‘cleansed.’
Are you ready for it?
Hold on to your hats…
Lo and behold, the empirical nutritional wisdom – eat unprocessed foods!
By eating unprocessed foods you’ll find yourself snacking on nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables instead of chips, biscuits, and pastries – do we need a scientific debate on this one?
Don’t get me wrong, science is fantastic but sometimes it makes far more sense to look at things more simply.
Nikki is a PhD qualified Nutritionist and an expert in children's eating.