Conduct a google search on artificial sweeteners and you will be overwhelmed but the varied opinions surrounding the topic and whether or not they are bad for you.
Breakfast is very important as it breaks the overnight fasting and replenishes the body’s supply of glucose as well as other vitamins and nutrients that are essential for maintaining energy levels.
Feeling Satisfied From Food Without Getting Fat: Staying trim taut and terrific is a great goal to aim for, but to make it happen, most of us need to pay attention to how we eat.
Liquid Gold For Weight Loss?
The supplement industry continues to expand at a rapid rate, fuelled by the obesity epidemic and the common desire for
instant results from a pill or powder. Standing out from the crowd, and growing ever popular, are meal replacement supplements (MRPs). These products are liquid meals that come as powders or in ready to drink form and generally consist of the same nutritional profile as an average health meal (or at least they claim to).
Did you know that eating certain foods in combination can enhance their nutritional value?
While some allergens are easy to spot, others are a little more difficult, making a trip to the supermarket a daunting task. But if you know what to look for (and what to avoid), you can take the guesswork and anxiety out of food shopping. Dietitian Tracy Morris takes a look at six of the most common allergens, and where they can hide.
Over time, the smallest changes make the biggest difference. Here are 50 ways to improve your life, one small change at a time.
When energy levels drop, do you turn to the staff biscuit barrel or office vending machine for an instant pick-me up?
Eating for the hectic urbanite
Have you ever heard your friends say that they are just too busy or don’t have enough time to eat well?
Takeaway food guide, is it all junk?
Whether it's time constraints, a lack of healthy alternatives or you just want to settle a quick hunger attack, junk food sure can be tempting.
If you are looking for the elixir of life, look no further than your local supermarket. You’ll find a wealth of nutritious foods that posses powerful disease-fighting and anti-aging vitamins, minerals and beneficial compounds scientists haven’t yet identified. Here is a top ten list of super healthy foods in no particular order of priority.
Important deadlines, back to back meetings and a full inbox are some of the reasons why many of us skip lunch. We work longer hours at the expensive of our health, but as Caitlin Reid dietitian, author of Health & the City, explains eating lunch can actually boost your productivity.
Everyday we make decisions about what to eat, with most of us aiming to eat healthier. But could you unknowingly be making simple food mistakes? Rose Carr and Caitlin Reid set you straight.
Your mother was right again— breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Failing to optimally fuel your body first thing in the morning can leave you more prone to fatigue, low concentration and may even make it more difficult for you to lose body fat.
All You Can Eat Buffet
There’s something about buffets that brings out the urge to devour everything in sight.
Food Comparison: Apple vs. Doughnut
Most of us know what types of foods are healthy and which ones are unhealthy, yet research shows that we still continue to consume unhealthy foods in ever-increasing quantities. Why is that? I believe that part of the reason is that we don’t totally understand why so-called unhealthy foods are bad for us.
In this month’s article, we’re going to look at two different foods – one healthy (an apple) and one unhealthy (a doughnut).
Eating breakfast, are there any benefits?
While eating breakfast is plain commonsense for most people, medical research has a burning need to provide evidence in order to claim starting the day with a meal is in any way beneficial.
23 ways to keep things running well
Good food can mean improved levels of energy and vitality and can help you maintain a healthy weight. You’ll look and feel better, sleep better, have increased concentration levels and greater independence. Good food and regular meals can also mean increased strength and greater resistance to infection - which is even more important as we get older.
21 ways to feel good about yourself
Want to feel great? Then think about what goes into your body. Fast food just slows you down. Eat well and you’ll be fitter, stronger, have better concentration and more stamina. Your hair, skin, teeth and nails should start to show the results.