Author Archives: Annie Nichols

How to Chop Ginger Video

I’ve been using a fair bit of fresh ginger recently due to an enthusiasm for NutriBullet blitzing most raw vegetables and fruit in sight! In the winter months it’s been a great way to get a load of raw food … Continue reading

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Just do it – Just tried it

JUST TRiED IT Graffiti, Hackney Wick, East London, 2015. So it’s 4 months today that I gave up sugar and alcohol for a year. Still going strong… It took me a long time to build myself up to the date … Continue reading

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Slim spray?!! Say whhattt!! Pllleease!!!

Of all the most ridiculous spam emails I get regarding slimming and claims for losing weight quickly, This ‘Slim Spray’ has to take the (low-fat) biscuit for the biggest con so far! See last post….

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Health foods? – Don’t, don’t don’t don’t believe the hype!

In response to my last post, Diana Henry tweeted me and we had a twitter chat re healthy eating and ‘crank’ diets. I just had to post this after Diana’s last tweet…”I don’t eat anything with health claims. That’s the first … Continue reading

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Sugar-free? – No I’m not on a fad diet

Fad diets – Full of nonsense promises What brought me to the position of giving up sugar, wasn’t just a spur of the moment idea, a fad diet, or that I intended it to be a quick fix. Far from … Continue reading

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Sugar Skull – Sweet Skull

A friend of mine, the photographer Rob White, made this cute (if you can call skulls cute!), sugar cube skull, stop-animation. ‘Sweet Skull’ Very fitting for my sugar free year don’t you think?!…

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Umami and Kokumi – A quest for satiation

In my last post I mentioned that on my sugar free diet so far this year, I have found it easy to become full, but I crave total satisfaction on taste. By removing sugar, sweetners of any kind (natural or … Continue reading

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I Can’t Get No Satisfaction – My Sugar Free Year – So far

Rock sugar, not crack cocaine…..but sugar is possibly as addictive apparently… So, feeling good that today I am 3 months into my year without sugar! Yay!

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