Keto & Eating Disorders – Biology, Feminism & Junk Food

I’m very excited by the mixture of warm, curious and aggravated responses to my two previous posts on ketogenic eating and eating disorders. The huge interest in the topic has caught me by surprise, and I want to address some concerns and make a few clarifications. My layman hypothesis is that the physiological and psychological […]

Keto & Eating Disorders – Breaking the Vicious Circle

Some ten years ago, I worked closely with a therapist specialising on eating disorders. Before that, I’d had a stereotypical image of people suffering from eating disorders as girls who eat too little. I’d assumed that eating disorders are visible, picturing these girls as very thin and anaemic. I soon learned that the lion part of […]

Garlic, Harissa and Mint – What a Pickle!

Unless you’re a vampire, you should really try to stuff as much garlic as you possibly can into your diet. For one thing, it’s delicious. For another, it’s a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, copper, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B1, and calcium. Scientific evidence is still inconclusive as to its medicinal qualities, such as reducing cancer, […]

If you’re gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough – The should have, could have, would have run

By: Kristoffer I should have brought more water, could have paced myself during the first ascent and sure would have suffered way less as a result. Still, this run/stumble up and around El Hacho mountain was an experience to treasure! Since I first came to Gaucín, attempting to run from the village up to the […]