Chances are, we all know someone who says they’ve “gone gluten-free” and feel much better for it. In health circles however, it’s still a matter of debate as to who really should avoid gluten in their diet.
If there’s one nutrient that can seriously boost your performance it’s carbohydrate. Andrew Hamilton looks at what the latest science has to say about how to carbohydrate load for maximum performance…
You can cut the fat in cooking without cutting taste by modifying your cooking methods and using some smart recipe substitutions.
You can enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods.
For overall good health and wellbeing, choose lower GI foods and follow these Dietary Guidelines
The Glycemic Index (GI) is the scientifically proven way of ranking carbohydrates in foods according to how they affect your blood glucose (sugar) levels. It’s a way of differentiating between the carbohydrates we eat and how our body uses them.
Do these headline-grabbing fatty acids deserve the bad reputation they’ve attracted? Dietitian Catherine Saxelby tells all
The low down on margarine
SINCE butter was fingered as the route to a heart attack in the 1970s, many health-conscious consumers have switched to margarine or, increasingly, one of the low-fat alternatives on the market.
Fishy facts and omega-3 fats
The past decade has had many contenders for the title of “superfood” and while there will never be an agreement as to which should get the crown – fish is certainly a finalist.
Winter blues, the good oil on depression
With winter comes the colder weather, shorter days, less outdoor activity and for a few depression, Gill Stannard from radio 3RRR talks about a study into Omega-3 fatty acids and mood disorders
Glycemic Index (GI) explained
Everyone is always talking about having low GI foods but what does it all mean?
Carbohydrates, the low down
Carbohydrates give our body the most readily available source of fuel or ‘energy’ for our body. However its all about getting the consuming the right type of CHO in sufficient quantities on a daily basis
Fats: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
We have a look at the different types of fats and the health benefits of Omega 3 & Omega 6