July 7, 2018 Chiara Facco No comments exist

Now, this is a biggie.   You should only eat because you are hungry.   Simples? Not really.   A love-and-hate relationship Our relationship with food is more complex than the relationship we have with some fellow human beings. After all, you can divorce a spouse and break up with a friend, but for as…

June 26, 2018 Chiara Facco No comments exist

|The Five Ws and One H Plan|   Have you ever thought about the impact that your surroundings have on your digestion and well-being, especially when you eat?   Which type are you? Couch potato: you eat in front of the telly, slouching on the sofa. Workaholic: you eat at your desk whilst working all…

June 19, 2018 Chiara Facco No comments exist

|The Five Ws and One H Plan| This week it’s time to look at when you eat.   How frequently? How many times a day do you eat? The extremes are one meal a day vs. constantly grazing, but there are so many shades of grey in-between. Like so many aspects of nutrition, the jury…

June 6, 2018 Chiara Facco No comments exist

|The Five Ws and One H Plan|   You’re right, the ‘H’ for ‘How’ usually comes at the end. I am bringing this forward because thinking about how you eat encompasses all of the five Ws too, if you think about it. I have a few resources to signpost which I believe will be useful…

June 4, 2018 Chiara Facco No comments exist

– Grigliata in Nonna Rita’s taverna –   Living away from home has its pros-and-cons. One of the pros is that you get to be the ‘prodigal son’ whenever you visit: everyone is so happy to see you that a family gathering is organised. For the occasion, family politics are (almost) forgotten and we get…