WWe all know that what we choose to eat can have an impact on our health – and for the moment there is plenty of advice: cookbooks, apps and Insta Health gurus.

But most of us still ask such things as: should I cut carbohydrates? Or eat them, but not those filled with gluten? Should I be vegan? Or paleo? The simple act of eating has become a minefield of paradoxical "facts".

Obviously, not everyone talks about nutrition on the Internet and does a bad job – and many people have good intentions. But as Dietitians and founders of The Rooted Project, which offer nutritional information based on facts and not on fashions, we believe that …