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 […]
How is a person to make sense of the conflicting nutrition messages that they read and hear about each day? Sugar is toxic. Wheat is the devil incarnate. We are designed to eat like our Palaeolithic ancestors. Glycaemic index is the key to health. Carbohydrates cause weight gain. Intermittent fasting is the best way to […]
A detailed survey of commercial baby foods has found that many do not measure up in meeting the dietary needs of an infant when weaning, compared to what breast milk or home-made foods can provide. The introduction of solid foods is an important stage in the development milestones of an infant. Commercial infant foods are […]
If you believe that cancer is a disease that strikes from nowhere with very little in your control that can prevent it, then you would be wrong on both counts. Many cases of cancer are considered preventable by simple nutrition and lifestyle changes. When it comes to diet and cancer, it should be no surprise […]