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Sneaky Sugar

Sneaky Sugar

If there’s one thing the food industry is good at, it is coy packaging and hiding unhealthy ingredients, however, quite a few “healthy” foods can be deceiving, too. SNEAKY STUFF  Packaged milk and...

Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol

Another Reason to Avoid Alcohol

Alcohol should be avoided at all costs when on a weight loss programme – the two simply do not go together. But now there is another reason to avoid alcohol…..We know that there's an association...

Fasting as a Means of Weight Loss

Fasting as a Means of Weight Loss

Fasting Most religions use periods of fasting as a means of demonstrating faith or penitence and an opportunity for spiritual reflection. Presently, Muslims are observing Ramadan, the ninth month on...

Fish: Friend or Foe?

Fish: Friend or Foe?

Fish is a very important part of a healthy diet. Fish and other seafood are the major sources of omega-3 fats and are also rich in other nutrients such as vitamin D and selenium. Furthermore, it is...

Raw or Cooked?

Raw or Cooked?

A debate that has been going on for decades already, is whether it is healthier to eat raw foods or cooked foods? Raw Foods: Definition By definition, raw foods are foods that are not heated beyond...

The Benefits of Green Tea for Overweight People

The Benefits of Green Tea for Overweight People

A recent study published in the journal Nutrition Research reported that the polyphenols in green tea offer can help against high blood pressure and increase insulin function in people who are...