Lola Renton


Lola Renton

About Lola Renton

Lola Renton is a leading Nutritional Therapist (BSc Hons) and product consultant with a passion for anything edible. She is a published health writer for national publications and international magazines and a down-to-earth blogger in cyber space. In the confusing and contradicting world of nutrition, it is her aim to set the record straight and serve her followers delicate pearls of nutrition on an entertaining, light hearted plate.

Kids’ breakfast made easy, by Lola Renton

As alarm clocks start to ring far too early across the country,  the morning frenzy on a regular school day is just about to start. Getting the kids ready for school, finishing up homework, looking for shoes under the bed and buttoning up shirts – […]


Is there such a thing as a weight loss diet?

Is there such a thing as a weight loss diet? Well, the answer is quite straightforward – depending on who you ask. Globally, the weight loss industry is worth a staggering US$586.3 billion as of 2014 and they will most definitely answer this question with […]


Dietary foundations for autoimmune disease 1

Autoimmune disease has rightfully earned its title as a 21st century disease. In the early eighties, many of us would have expected robots to rule the world by now and humanity defending itself against invading forces from far away galaxies; little did we know that […]


Weight management: how to avoid overeating 4

Fat has long been the number one enemy of serial dieters and weight loss gurus; a whole industry has been built on the foundation that ‘fat makes you fat’ and avoiding it will help you shed the pounds. Limiting your intake of greasy foods is […]


Fasting vs grazing 1

Eating little and often is frequently cited as the holy grail to health, weight loss and blood sugar balance. Nutritional therapists abide by this golden rule and it is no doubt an effective way to keep energy levels stable and hold food cravings at bay. […]


Tips for managing stress 1

Stress is a vicious circle. The more life throws at us, the less time we have to concentrate on the things that are truly important – like our health. During testing times, when the body needs the most nourishment, our healthy eating habits are easily […]


Better butter than any old oils 6

Did you ever find yourself daydreaming about a nice bit of lard? Maybe you were overcome by a craving for animal fat, slowly melting in a pan? No? Well, understandably so. Large amounts of fat or oil are not considered a palatable food but more […]


10 reasons to quit sugar! 10

Sugar has now firmly replaced fat as the number one diet enemy; carbohydrates in particular are seen as the devil in disguise. Is this just another fad celebrity diet craze or is there some truth to extracting our sweet tooth? In all honesty, and according […]


You are what you digest 4

A certain (Dr) Gillian McKeith published a book a while ago entitled “You are what you eat”. Following an even more popular TV show of the same name, the phrase gained immense popularity but as it turns out, ‘The Poo Lady’ (as she also came […]