Quinoa… the writing is on the wall

When does an obscure emerging superfood become mainstream? When it’s the subject of graffiti of course. It seems (that in Birmingham at least) quinoa is the food of the people. Contender for the most middle class graffiti ever in Cotteridge Park. (Photo:...

Is your gut bacteria making you ill? Part 2

Make sure you watch the second part of Catalyst’s special Gut Reaction. In this episode Dr Graham Phillips looks into new research into the interplay between the food we eat and the health of the bacteria in our guts. This new area of research is fascinating...

Quinoa (Instructions For Tossers)

With a bit of a backlash against gluten free individuals and a rash of phony allergy sufferers out there muddying the water for the truly allergic, there is a new brand of humour on the horizon. It seems that bagging out the dietarily challenged is the new black. I do...

Got a craving? Just play TETRIS

  When you find out that you’re allergic to a bunch of your favourite foods the struggle with cravings begins. I don’t always win the battle and eventually pay the price. It seems that distraction is king! A Plymouth University study recently found...