Health > Nutrition

Here’s How Many Eggs You Can REALLY Eat in a Day…

Posted on April 2, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Despite the mainstream scare tactics, eggs are excellent sources of nutrition – if you follow two simple rules ...

When You Shouldn’t Drink Milk…

Posted on March 31, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The food industry began adding vitamin D to milk years ago. It was a cheap way to “protect” ...

Just HOW Much Folic Acid is Enough?

Posted on March 23, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Even though folic acid is extremely safe, government officials have limited over-the-counter supplement dosages to 400 or 800 ...

Before You Take Probiotics Read This…

Posted on March 20, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

I never thought I’d see the day when digestive health was one of the “hot topics” in the ...

A Glass of Wine After Work can’t do any Harm?

Posted on March 4, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A report in the Journal of the National Cancer Insitute states that low to moderate alcohol consumption by ...

Healthy Meal: Pancakes

Posted on February 26, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Choose pancakes for a quick, yet nutritious meal. Eggs are a source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and ...

Tea Thyme

Posted on February 11, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Steep thyme leaves in boiling water and inhale the vapours when you are suffering from respiratory ailments such ...

Are You Really Hungry?

Posted on January 30, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Overeating stretches the stomach, leading to an inability to judge how much food you actually need. Bear this ...

How to double your vegetable intake

Posted on January 26, 2009 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

In a new study, women who followed the traditional Mediterranean diet more than doubled their fruit and vegetable ...

Advice for Those Trying to Lose Weight

Posted on January 26, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Boiled potatoes are 3 times more filling per gram than white bread – they are also more nutritious. ...

Green Tea for Arthritis

Posted on January 14, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Animal studies have shown that green tea significantly reduced the severity of arthritis, by causing changes in arthritis-related ...

Nature for Nausea

Posted on January 6, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Lemons help quench thirst, and also help with nausea and indigestion if taken with honey.

Asparagus

Posted on November 20, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

One serving of asparagus can provide you with 66% of your daily folate needs. Folate is a B-vitamin ...

Eggs

Posted on November 19, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

An average egg has only 0.02g of cholesterol, provides 80 calories, vitamins A, B, D and E, and ...

Food For Thought

Posted on November 6, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

A 340ml can of Coca Cola is the energy equivalent of 2 ½ slices of bread. 500ml of ...

Sour Sweets and Your Teeth

Posted on November 2, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Sour acid candy contains acid levels approaching the pH of battery acid. The Californina Dental Hygienists’ Association (CDHA) ...

One Simple Dietary Change Could Protect Your Bones

Posted on October 29, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Recently I told you why vitamin B is vital for your bone health. Well, now I’ve come across ...

Vitamin Combination That Reduces Weight Gain

Posted on October 27, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Unfortunately, bone building just doesn’t rank that high on most people’s priority lists. Weight loss, on the other ...

Can Chocolate Be Good For You?

Posted on October 26, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

I’ve heard of chocolate being an aphrodisiac, but a replacement for physical intimacy altogether? I find it hard ...

Smoker? Powerful Foods To Reduce Your Risk of Lung Cancer

Posted on October 20, 2008 by Caitlin de Kok

Quitting smoking is easier said than done. You know you SHOULD quit, but beating cravings is tough even ...

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