‘Pie hole’, colloquial for one’s mouth, is believed to have evolved in the USA in the 1980s from the British expression ‘cake hole’ (coined in the mid 20th century). Pie hole refers to a mouth, as in: Shut your pie hole or, in this case: Put less in your pie hole.

Bang-On Blog Posts

Here's the page displaying top picks, best ofs, most viewed, and my favourite blog posts (in no particular order). Enjoy!

2015: Food Gets Ugly, Rotten and Delicious
Where is food going in 2015?

Artificial Sweeteners: Not So Sweet After All 
Fake sugar makes your colon belch, and changes what bacteria live there.

Milking it is Udderly D-lightful
Vitamin D impacts the brain? Get the newest research on the sunshine vitamin... and find out which foods have it.

Make a Meal Out of a Mealworm
One of my favourites - using a more sustainable way to get protein... from insects. And if you're not ready to jump on the insect bandwagon, try on sustainability the old fashioned way, here.

We Came, We Snacked, We Conquered (And more about snacking here and here)
How to snack healthily at work, in a lunchbox and out on location (with your family... including kids).

Fast Track Your Faeces
Strain in silence no more: How to get your poop regular.

Should BPA Be Canned... I Mean 'Banned'?
Is BPA really bad for us? Or are we being mislead by the media... It might surprise you.

Quit Your Wheat Belly Aching (part I and part II)
A closer look at some of the nonsensical claims made in the book 'Wheat Belly' and a discussion about the Paleo Diet

A look at all things carbohydrate, and why they aren't the forbidden fruit of the food world

Delving into gluten, celiac disease and product labels... Is going gluten free really 'all that'?

An entertaining review of new research pertaining to antioxidants

The truth about 'juicing', the watered down claims and the (pulp) fiction of it all

New research about cured meat, will it kill you?

"Drink your milk" mum and dad. Ways to get your kids drinking milk and eating dairy

Lunch Boxes For Picky Pie Holes
Creative ways to get your pint-sized pie holes excited about their (healthy) lunch

MSGee Whizz (part I and part II)
'Chinese restaurant syndrome'? Or your mind playing tricks on you? The truth about MSG and some unlikely applications

Meat, meat, the magical fruit. Is herbivory superior to omnivory? It works for cows, what about humans?

A glimpse into the dietary guidelines. What do they mean? Are they a giant conspiracy? Are the dietitians and politicians out to get you?

Pretty self explanatory...

One for the boys. Some suggestive banter whilst examining how your pie hole habits effect your sperm

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). New research about diet, weight and a common cause of female infertility


  1. Please add me on FB. Rebecca Ortego is my name. We are doing a 90 Day Challenge and we would love you expert advice on better ways to make healthy life changes!

    1. Hi Rebecca, great to hear you're interested in healthy lifestyle changes, thanks for your comment! Feel free to post questions on the Pie Hole facebook page, I'll do my best to answer them.