When it comes to food and health, we are all our own experts on eating. This is as it should be. Being an expert on one’s own eating preferences though does not make one a nutrition expert.
Eating food slowly and fully is advice most of us have heard while growing up. It is adults though that should be paying heed to this advice with new research showing that the advice is true: eating slowly can help to reduce over-eating. The advice seems credible: eat slowly so that you have a chance […]
Eating less at night time is sensible advice for someone trying to eat less. Now science has given some validity to changing your habits if you think eating at night means you’re eating too much. Eating less food at night time is sensible advice for someone trying to lose weight. The reason often given is […]
How is a person to make sense of the conflicting nutrition messages they read and hear about each day? I could blame no one for throwing their hands up in despair, proclaiming that all nutrition health messages are bunkum because they are always changing. But digging deeper, the basic fundamentals have never really changed. Despite […]
Healthy eating guidelines give excellent guidance on the best type of dietary pattern to follow for optimal health and disease prevention. But what if you need to avoid certain foods or food groups because of health concerns or personal preferences? In today’s blog, Dr Glenda Bishop gives sound advice on how, with some flexibility, you […]