On the surface, this may not look like a topic that should appear on a health blog that normally encourages us all to eat healthy, alkaline, plant-based food.

When delving deeper, however, it becomes clear that this topic is equally at home here on our humble blog.

You see, there are several reasons why we have an unhealthy relationship with food, and multiple reasons why we eat so much unhealthy, fattening, acidic food. Without understanding these reasons, it will be hard to change our behaviour.

Read on to find out which foods you shouldn't be avoiding this festive season.