Carb-conscious foodies are turning to ‘courgetti’ and ‘boodles’ for healthy alternatives to their favourite starchy meals. Now, Cauli Rice is offering long-life, microwaveable cauliflower rice, so you can get your clean eating fix without slaving away in the kitchen for hours to prepare your veg.
In her 2016 book First Bite, food writer Bee Wilson drew on research from food psychologists and neuroscientists to reveal how people’s food habits are shaped. Speaking with Canvas8, she explains the influence of family, memory, gender and love on the things we eat as children and adults.
From aiding weight loss to protecting against diseases, the alleged benefits of ‘clean eating’ are vast and varied. Bloggers have built careers around this lifestyle, while brands have gained new health-conscious audiences – but the critics now rival the advocates. Are people fed up with this fad?
Unlike the usual superfoods, Slim Pasta doesn’t add anything to your diet; no antioxidants, no vitamins, no enzymes or minerals. It's slimy, chewy and look a bit like space food – but it claims to be the best-selling low calorie pasta in Europe. So why are dieters so keen to slurp down Slim Pasta?
Whether in supermarkets or at cafés, it’s impossible to ignore the modern obsession with healthy eating. But with such little free time, cooking low-cal comfort food from scratch isn’t always possible. Enter Hungryroot, a US-based delivery service that brings bowls of courgetti straight to your door.