Red meat – how much is too much?

What counts as a portion of red meat, and how much is too much?

Are you eating too much meat?

The headlines following the release of the World Health Organisation's latest advice on meat and cancer this week made for pretty scary reading. Even if you're not a bacon sandwich fan, you've probably been left wondering if you're eating too much meat.  This post will hopefully make things clearer. What the report actually says The new report comes from … Continue reading Are you eating too much meat?

Should you be eating more protein?

Protein has been getting a lot of airtime recently. It's the one nutrient we're all becoming more aware of, and yesterday I posted a link to research from Canada suggesting its time recommendations on protein needs are updated. How much? Current guidelines say we should be eating about 0.8 grams per kilo of body weight, so if you weigh 60 kilos, that's … Continue reading Should you be eating more protein?