Sweet Potato and Salmon Fishcakes

These fishcakes came to life when I had just three things in the fridge - salmon, sweet potatoes and spinach! They're a great source of slow-release carbs, filling protein and anti-inflammatory omega 3 oils from the fish. Try after a workout for the right mix of protein and carbohydrates to re-fuel and support muscle recovery. It's … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Salmon Fishcakes

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How to fight inflammation with food

Although inflammation isn't always a bad sign (when it's in response to an infection or injury for example)  experts agree that in the long term, high levels aren't good. One of the best ways to fight inflammation is through diet. The three foods below are proven to help your body buffer the inflammatory response, and with three meals … Continue reading How to fight inflammation with food

Omega 3, fasting & brain health

Ever wonder how your diet affects your mental health? Me too.... This week I popped down to the Feed Your Mind festival at Kings College London to listen to neurologist Dr Sandrine Thuret give a lecture on diet and brain health, with a focus on two areas of research - omega 3 and calorie restriction / fasting. Here's … Continue reading Omega 3, fasting & brain health