In this age of social rather than professional influencing it can be difficult to make a distinction between trustworthy and unreliable information. My goal is to provide my clients and readers with information that is based on scientific research and make it easy to digest. On this page you will find articles written by me on different aspects of (plant-based) nutrition. I hope you will find them useful and will be able to use the information in your daily life.
Everything you need to know about lysine + the best vegetarian sources of lysine
What are the functions of lysine? Does it cure cold sores? How much lysine do we need on a daily basis? What are the best vegetarian sources of lysine? You will find the answers in this article.
Notes on the Sardinian diet
I've been to Sardinia three times. During one of my stays I visited the famous village of Villagrande. In this village there are so may persons who live longer than 100 years old, that it has became a topic of exploration for scientists. In this article I share with you my personal notes on the Sardinian diet.
Heavy metals in food: can they be avoided?
Heavy metals are released into the environment. Animal products but also grains and some vegetables contain heavy metals. Eating a variety of foods rather than sticking to the same foods every day is the best protection against heavy metals.
The True Superfoods (Part I)
For me the true superfoods are those that contain one or more micronutrients (like vitamins and minerals) in quantities that make a significant difference to your diet. Basically, this article is a list of the best vegan sources of vitamins. Hope it will be useful for you!
Ten egg substitutes (in baking)
Before you replace eggs with alternative foods, it's good to ask yourself which property of the egg you want to mimic: binding, rising, moisturizing..? Then you can make the best choice out of no fewer than ten substitutes described in this article.
How to store food
If only 25% of all wasted food was saved, that would be enough to feed almost 900 million starving people. This is reason enough to try to be more conscious about your food choices. In this article I will share guidelines on how to store food with you.