We all know that we should be eating plenty of fruit and veg. In fact, studies have shown that a diet high in fibre and the nutrients that fruit and veg provide can help us to stay well for longer. However, consuming enough fruit and veg can be challenging. So, how can we eat enough fruit and veg to stay well?
Ever wondered what ingredients you can add to your foods when cooking to give them greater nutritional value? Wonder no longer… Instead, come with us and explore four options that can take your dish from ordinary in nutritional value to outta-this-world. If you are keen to make sure that the food you are creating is […]
Anyone who has been shopping lately knows how hard it is to find the right cooking oil. Many of us, including Fiona Tuck, nutritional medicine practitioner, stand in front of the shelves just gazing at the endless choices – canola, olive, avocado, and rice bran – the list just goes on-and-on. Then, we recall the latest research and other published findings, further complicating the issue further – don’t go for animal fats vegetable is better, hang on, it may be better to switch back. Duh-oh! So, which oil is the best for our health?
Research indicates that the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of illnesses such as heart disease and stroke. However, this diet is a lifestyle choice rather than a short-term craze to lose weight and improve health.
We all know what we eat affects our gut bacteria but did you know that an imbalanced gut bacteria can cause weight gain?