Oats are generally thought to be pretty healthy and nutritious and are marketed to the mainstream as a healthy food. However, like other grains and pseudograins, oats contain antinutrients – like phytic acid, lectins and avenin – which we try to avoid on the paleo diet. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of
Remember those Raw Mixed Berry Tarts recipe we featured recently. Well, its creator Larina Robinson is more than just a foodie! She is an experienced nutritionist and wholefood dietitian (based in Sydney) and runs The Body Dietetics website – on all things health, nutrition and wellness inspiration. We’re pleased to have her back on the site and this
What is coconut aminos? Coconut aminos is a delicious sauce made from coconut sap. It is dark, rich, salty and slightly sweet in flavor. It resembles a light soy sauce or tamari (wheat free soy sauce), but it is soy free and gluten free – making it the perfect replacement for those avoiding soy and
Glass of kefir. Photo from Your Kefir Source. One of the thornier areas of the Paleo diet discussion is dairy and all its forms. But putting it that way implies that all dairy can be treated the same, which would also foreshorten the debate by inviting a simple answer.
Is Quinoa Paleo? Hailed as a superfood, quinoa is gluten free, high in protein and nutrient dense. All valid reasons as to why it has become an popular alternative to traditional grains. Infact, the United Nations declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa, “to raise awareness of the nutritional, economic, environmental and cultural value of a