Good Mood Food

Good Mood Food

At first glance, it may seem unlikely that your diet would affect your mental health, and yet it is not that far-fetched if you think about it on a chemical level. Our brain needs chemicals (i.e. nutrients) for structural as well as functional purposes and where would...
Eating a Rainbow Diet

Eating a Rainbow Diet

Colourful, varied fruits and vegetables do more than make a meal look interesting; they also come packed with chemicals that offer a range of potential health benefits. In this article, first published in the Spring 2019 edition of Optimum Nutrition Magazine, Lisa...
Magical Mushrooms

Magical Mushrooms

Mushrooms contain a wide variety of nutrients, but it’s beta-glucans that provide a boost to the immune system. Lisa Patient writes about Magical Mushrooms for the #ion_nutrition magazine. Often (incorrectly) referred to as vegetables, all mushrooms are fungi —...