Top 5 tips to eating healthier

June 21 ,2018 in General

We all want to be able to eat healthily. But, our modern lifestyles often mean that we are indulging in unhealthy food a bit more often than our waistline would like. To eat healthily, all you need to do is eat the right food, in the right amounts. That way, you don’t eat more than your recommended daily allowance, but you still have all the vitamins and minerals your body relies on. Sounds simple, right? If it were that easy, everyone would be eating super healthy all the time. Yet, obesity is a real issue. Eating healthily is clearly not that simple, so here are five useful tips to help you eat cleaner and better.

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5 awesome must eat diabetic friendly foods

June 11 ,2018 in Diabetes

People think a diabetes diagnosis means you have to eat boring, bland, low-carb foods every day. But these people couldn’t be more wrong. Whether your diabetes diagnosis is a new chapter in your life or you’ve been showing diabetes who’s boss for years, there is always room for new fabulous diabetic-friendly foods to add to your ingredients list.

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Eating carbs to maintain a healthy diet

June 01 ,2018 in General

We’re sure you’ve heard it all before. “Carbs are bad!” “Don’t eat carbs!”


Or are they? We’re always seeing news of diets that are “carb-free” or "low-carb". Anything that fad diets are avoiding must be bad - right? Well, you might be surprised that carbs actually form a major part of a healthy, balanced diet. Here we break down what carbs actually are, are why you should still eat them. 

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Tummy obesity and starch.

April 03 ,2018 in Starch & Obesity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar and fat, and the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night. From driving to working at desks to watching TV, the No. 1 form of activity is sitting, and when we are active, we use an inferior method of weight control by choosing jogging over sprinting and weight training.

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Glycemic index and harmful effects.

April 03 ,2018 in Glycemic index

Before we talk about how high glycemic index foods impact your health, let me first clarify the terms glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load. (GL)

Glycemic index is a Carbohydrate ranking of food based on the glucose response. (1-100). A GI value tells you only how rapidly a particular carbohydrate turns into sugar. It doesn’t tell you how much of that carbohydrate is in a serving of a particular food, which also affects the rise in blood sugar

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Top five worst foods for diabetics

March 26 ,2018 in Diabetes

Our food choices matter a lot when you've got diabetes. Some are better than others.Nothing is completely off limits. Even items that you might think of as “the worst" could be occasional treats -- in tiny amounts. But they won’t help you nutrition-wise, and it’s easiest to manage your diabetes if you mainly stick to the “best” options.

These foods can cause blood sugar spikes or increase your risk of diabetes complications.

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Starch and Obesity

March 26 ,2018 in Starch & Obesity

White foods - essentially, "bad carbs" like sugar and goods made with white flour, such as bread, pasta, rice and potatoes - have been fingered as a culprit in the obesity epidemic. The evidence is clear. These refined starches are rapidly digested in the body and can lead to lifestyle diseases. But is it true that you should kiss white foods goodbye if you want to lose weight and eat healthfully?

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