Nutrition

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Although, if you are trying to lose weight, this sounds a bit depressing, the point is you could be one of those 3,500 people, if you’re in a situation of obesity. The main thing is to find a method that works for you. There are ways which have clearly been shown to encourage weight loss, and ways which are widely believed to produce weight loss but which actually don’t.

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We are bombarded with ads promoting this and that diet, food or drink. We know there are millions of people, many in Western countries, who are overweight, even obese. A large percentage of these people are elderly which is doubly scary because the cost of caring for the aged can be expensive at best. When you add the problems caused by being overweight, the health budget cops a serious whack.

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It is your health which is top of the priority list. It is you who makes the decisions and it is you who controls your own destiny. Now of course fate has a way of finding unexpected even tragic consequences for various people but apart from such uncontrollable events, you can play a leading role in the quality and longevity of your life.

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A new study has shown that children fed a healthy diet at an early age may have a slightly increased IQ compared to those who eat a diet high in junk food. Dr Lisa Smithers who led the research at the University of Adelaide in Australia said that, “Diet supplies the nutrients needed for the […]

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Olive Oil for Bone Health

by on October 9, 2012

The Mediterranean diet is widely known to be among the healthiest in the world. Now new research is showing that in particular, the high intake of olive oil in this diet is associated with increased levels of the markers which are necessary for healthy bone formation, called osteocalcin. Men between the ages of 55 and […]

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In the last five years, there have been reports of a concerning rise in cases of the bone disease Rickets, which is caused by a deficiency of Vitamin D. Rickets can cause the bones to soften and leave children with bowed legs.  The disease which was largely wiped out after the Second World War, has […]

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New studies are reporting that eating white rice on a regular basis can increase the risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Harvard School of Public Health have looked at two studies done in China and Japan and two done in Australia and the U.S. It shows that Asian people are more at risk of developing the […]

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Fryable Vegan Egg Invented

by on May 16, 2012

  An American inventor, Rocky Shepeard, has created the “Vegg” an edible egg-free egg! It has been created as a versatile egg yolk replacement for vegan cooking, but can also be used as a liquid yolk, if you want to dip your soldiers! It is made from yeast flakes, sodium alginate, kala namak and beta-carotene […]

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An interesting article on olive oil appeared in the Hindustan Times recently. There is a great deal of potential for fraud in the olive oil market – particularly the labelling of “extra virgin”: is it really extra virgin – or just an extra virgin label? I always go on the colour of the oil. If […]

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The first synthetic meat will be eaten around October 2012. It will be in the form of a hamburger! UK celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal is thought likely to be asked to cook the dish. The technology for creating this synthetic meat is being developed at Maastricht University in the Netherlands – Holland. The “meat” is […]

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