Health > Nutrition

How Much Salt is Too Much?

Posted on Aug 29, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Experts suggest not having any more than 6g of salt per day. About three quarters of the salt ...

Most Important Thing to Prevent Cancer

Posted on Aug 27, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

People should aim to be at the lower end of the healthy weight range, according to a report ...

Alcohol Increases Risk of Cancer

Posted on Aug 26, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has warned the drinking alcohol increases risk of cancer. There is now strong ...

Five Ways to get More Fruit and Veg

Posted on Aug 25, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

A recent report from the Fresh Produce Consortium has suggested that just 12 per cent of us are ...

Marinating

Posted on Aug 22, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Food should always be refrigerated whilst marinating to slow the growth of any bacteria. The acid in marinade ...

Detox diets and your health

Posted on Aug 13, 2008 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

Detox diets may sound great as, the underlying concept of detoxifying is eliminating the toxins in your body. ...

Grappa

Posted on Aug 13, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Grappa, an Italian bandy, was considered “”Water of Life”” and, in small quantities, aids digestion, acts as an ...

Good Guava

Posted on Aug 11, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Guavas are in season right now. They have 6 times more vitamin C than oranges! Although you need ...

Caffeine

Posted on Aug 7, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Many headache medications contain caffeine. Try drinking an espresso if you have a headache.  

Coffee Did You Know

Posted on Aug 5, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Did you know? A cup of coffee has more fibre than a glass of orange juice.  

How Healthy is Your Food, Really?

Posted on Jul 25, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

On a food label, the ingredients are listed in order of highest quantity at the top.  

Runnning on Empty

Posted on Jul 24, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Overeating can cause low energy levels. Most people eat too much.To be at your optimum alertness and energy ...

How To Increase Your Fibre Intake

Posted on Jul 15, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

The recommendation for daily fibre intake is 25 to 35g. You should try to get at least 3 ...

Oysters

Posted on Jul 9, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Oysters are not only incredibly delicious, but they’re also one of the most nutritionally well balanced of foods. ...

Reduce the Risk of Prostrate Cancer

Posted on Jul 8, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

One in 31 men have a life-time risk of developing prostate cancer. This is according to research undertaken ...

Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Posted on Jun 24, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Until the 1800s, tomatoes were thought to be poisonous. Today they are known to contain more Vitamin C ...

Organic Wine

Posted on Jun 23, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Organic wine has fewer sulfites, which means you will have less wine headaches.

Junk Food and Vending Machines

Posted on Jun 11, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Junk food has been banned from vending machines in 130 British National Health Service hospitals in Wales. Sugary, ...

Back To Basics Foodwise

Posted on May 30, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Factors to consider when deciding which food to buy, and how to prepare it, and eat it: Where ...

Juicing Is Good For You

Posted on May 29, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

We all know we need to eat lots of fresh fruit and veg. Six portions a day is ...

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