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The Science of Baking

Check out this awesome infographic describing the chemical nature of baking

Mmmmm… cake….

I have heard a number of times the similarities between cooking/ baking and science in a lab. 410 more words

Exploring Fats. Part Three: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Fish Oils.

This post has been a long time coming, but it’s also been one of the topics I’ve been most looking forward to exploring on this blog. 1,376 more words

Healthy Eating Advice



To follow on from the meat programme on the BBC the other night.

It concluded with processed meat is bad for you.

Now I’m not sure that anyone has ever said base either your protein, meat or fat requirements on processed meat. 591 more words


Good Fats Are Good For Your Brain

Just like people, there are good and bad fats.

Fats you want to eat:

  • polyunsaturated fats = omega-3 (found in fish)
  • monounsaturated = vegetable oils (olive, canola), avocado, nuts, soy, tofu to name a few…
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Fat Chance

Not only do I feed Mylo a lot of fish products and snacks such as added fish oils and fish skin bites for his improved coat and healthier joints, fats are an essential part of a dog’s diet especially as they do not rely on any carbohydrates at all. 621 more words


Low-fat, Full-fat, No-fat?

Low-fat or full-fat?

If you’ve been following this blog for a while now, or if you’ve read many of my posts, you may realise that I’m a total pro-fat kinda gal (the good kind only, of course!). 205 more words

Chemical Shit Storm