Eating only raw foods has emerged as a popular dietary trend. Proclaiming an emotive health message, it is enough to make you think twice before next adding heat to your food. But fear not – on the scales of health, there is little to tip the balance in either direction.Raw food advocates claim cooking food destroys the natural enzymes and nutrients that would otherwise give … [Read more...] about Are raw food claims overcooked?
Juicing fruit and vegetables is a popular way to get a get a quick ‘health fix’, but does come with the downside that they are less filling than eating the solid foods in the first place.Eating more fruit and vegetables is the foundation stone of any healthy diet. One popular way to consume them is through juices. The one clear downside from drinking fruit and vegetables … [Read more...] about Juicing vs eating your fruit and veg
It’s not just in the world of warfare that stealth technology is being employed. The idea of stealth has now been applied to the humble vegetable. Covertly adding puréed vegetables into foods can not only increase the nutritional quality of the meal, but also help reduce the amount kilojoules eaten which is good news for your health and waistline. If you are struggling to get a … [Read more...] about Using stealth to eat more vegetables