There has been enthusiastic media attention in recent year towards the study of the human microbiome. It denotes the trillions of microbes which exist symbiotically in the human body. In areas of health care applications such as therapeutics, metagenomics, and metabolomic profiling and the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) are the major areas where human microbiome […]
Welcome to Season 2, episode 5 on Wholefoods in the home. This week, in the last of the present season, The Real Food Chain’s Rich Bowden talks to nutritionist, journalist, food lover and Facebook Page owner Zanna Munro. In an interesting and thought-provoking interview conducted at Bissy’s cafe in Orange, NSW, Zanna talks about a wide range of health and wellbeing issues relating to wholefoods. She covers her own experiences, to such topics as gut health and the Mediterranean Diet. We’ve included the key moments and defining quotes below.
This week co-host Rich Bowden reads from an article of his entitled Hummus: The Splendour and the Taste. It’s an exploration of the history and health-giving properties of the dish (and the humble chickpea) and the author’s own introduction to hummus after marrying into a Lebanese family.
So sit back, grab a cool drink and some Lebanese bread and hummus and enjoy the show! Continue reading “Season 2 Ep 4 Hummus: The Splendour and the Taste”
Can the Mediterranean diet boost mental as well as physical health? A new study would suggest so.
It’s a familiar story. You are confronted with a range of diets when you seek information on how to improve your health by changing your eating habits. Some have scientific backing, others don’t. Some are based on the sensible consumption of wholefoods, others just concentrate on a fad “new” ingredient. Many of these are touted as the “next big thing” in wellness and weight loss, though most are eventually discredited as scientific studies reveal how lacking they really are. It’s more than annoying, as the hype that surrounds the false, money-spinning diets obscures the effectiveness of those that do work.
Welcome to Episode 2 of Season 2 on whole foods in the home. This week The Real Food Chain’s co-hosts Rich Bowden and Jon Moore take the show on the road to a favourite coffee shop — The Mad Season Cafe in Bathurst, in the Central West of NSW. There we chat about Jon’s own concept of the no-dig-inspired Square Metre Garden and how this updated method of gardening based on traditional organic and permaculture principles is easy to do in your backyard. Have an abundance of veggies this summer on a square metre of your backyard! Continue reading “Episode 2 Season 2 — The Square Metre Garden”