Transform your taste-buds!

If you crave sugar (and most of us do – as explained in Homo spiritus) it’s pretty hard to wean yourself off it and yet within only a few days your taste-buds can become re-sensitised. This is something I do for my guests at Fountains Court, where nutritious food is a really important part of the whole experience.

How can you do this for yourself ? Try swapping the deadly white stuff  – packed into biscuits, confectionary, cakes, bottled/canned drinks and processed foods for more healthier options.

Take Maple syrup (a natural sap from the Maple Tree), it actually contains important trace elements such as zinc, manganese and potassium and also supplies protective antioxidants which help prevent certain diseases such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

A little goes a long way and it’s still very important not to consume more than a few teaspoons a day. So, for example, instead of buying shop-bought fruit yogurts – an average pot can pack about 5 teaspoons of sugar (oh my lord!) try  plain yogurt, berries and a teaspoon of maple syrup. Before long you may even find you don’t need the maple syrup!

maple syrup


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s