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Adopting a Healthy Attitude Towards Food
Adopting a Healthy Attitude Towards Food
Adopting a healthy attitude towards food is a very proactive step in the recovery from an eating disorder and maintaining a good relationship with food in general....
Are Avocados Good for You?
Are Avocados Good for You?
Avocados are healthy fruits, which contain no cholesterol at all. They are also a source of all the essential amino acids and contain only monounsaturated fat, which…...
Daily Nutrition: Optimal Allowances
Daily Nutrition: Optimal Allowances
Recommended daily allowances (RDAs) are guidelines used to set the standard for daily nutritional amounts required by a healthy person....
Dietary Nutritional Values of 8,000 Foods
When dieting it is important to understand the foods you are eating. To help you we have published data for around 8,000 foods and food types showing saturated fat,…...
Food Additives
Food Additives
Food additives play an important role in the preservation of our food, one that we usually take for granted. Some food additives have been criticized for causing…...
Healthy Oils and Dressings
Healthy Oils and Dressings
Salads are a great way to lose weight, but you might want to work on some ideas to jazz them up before you lose interest in them. Of course, the first thing that comes…...
How Body Fat is Stored
How Body Fat is Stored
About 46% of men in England and 32% of women are overweight and an additional 17% of men and 21% of women are obese. Most of your body fat is stored as subcutaneous…...
How to Prevent Anaemia
How to Prevent Anaemia
If you are feeling tired and drained of energy, your gums and inside your lower eyelids look pale and whitish, chances are that you are suffering from anaemia....
Nuts About Nutrients
Nuts About Nutrients
In the past nuts have been avoided because of their high fat content, but the new message from nutritionists is to shift focus from the total amount of fat consumed to…...
Probiotics
Probiotics
Though you may not be aware, the intestinal tract is inhabited by thriving colonies of over 400 types of microorganisms. While some of them are responsible for causing…...
Salt and Sodium
Salt and Sodium
Sodium is present in everything we eat. The function of salt is to maintain all body fluids at an optimum level....
Sugar and Your Health
Sugar and Your Health
Conservative estimates reveal that between 10 and 25% of the world population suffer from hypoglycaemia, or low blood sugar. The blood sugar level fluctuates naturally…...
The Importance of Staying Hydrated
The Importance of Staying Hydrated
Our bodies are made up of around 75 percent water. It is the essential medium for various enzymatic & chemical reactions like moving nutrients, hormones, antibodies…...
The Truth About Fibre
The Truth About Fibre
Fibre is not only important to your bowel health, but having the right fibre intake can also help protect against heart disease and certain cancers. And getting more…...
What's the Fuss About Acai Berries?
What's the Fuss About Acai Berries?
Can a magical berry grown deep inside the South and central American rainforests help increase your libido, cleanse your colon and lose unwanted pounds all at the same…...
Why You Should Limit Fizzy Drinks
Why You Should Limit Fizzy Drinks
If you are faced with a chocolate bar or a fizzy drink, many people opt for the latter as the healthier option. But in reality, drinking too many fizzy drinks can have…...
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