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The Function Of Carbohydrates

The Function Of Carbohydrates

In times of stress or trouble, lots of carbs are what the body craves to get through those slumps; but what is the function of carbohydrates? It’s never fruit or vegetables that sufferers reach for. Instead, they reach for fried starchy foods or sugary baked goods.  This is indulging in comfort eating, where you feel […]

Do you really need to avoid gluten?

Do you really need to avoid gluten?

Gluten is a protein found mainly in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten-free diet is directed at people with celiac disease to steer clear of severe intestinal inflammation. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is a lesser illness that a gluten-free diet may help too. Gluten-free labels pop up more frequently these days. WebMD says that it may be […]

Should you go dairy-free?

Should you go dairy-free?

A life without comfort foods like dairy and cheese is unimaginable for some of us – but not everyone has the luxury of eating these milky treats without serious gastric repercussions. If you’re lactose intolerant, you are not alone! Loads of people from gas, bloating, fatigue, congestion, post-meal sluggishness, brain fog, acne, stomach pains, and […]

How to choose your cooking oil

How to choose your cooking oil

The right cooking oil depends on what type of cooking you are doing – but healthwise, some options are better than others, especially when it comes to what is better for your heart and arteries. There are plenty of options, including sautéing, baking and drizzling oil for salads and cold dishes.  It can be an […]

Should you eat tinned foods?

Should you eat tinned foods?

Tinned food is quite popular and lasts forever! Essentially (if we listen to all the health buffs and doctors about what the body needs), we should all be eating a variety of fresh, preferably organic fruits and veg, filling about three quarters of your plate or bowl. And they should mirror the seven colours of […]

How your diet affects your dreams

How your diet affects your dreams

Dreams are a precarious subject. Some people believe that they are an insight into the unconscious mind – while others think they’re just random images of things we have seen throughout the day, or that our brains cook up. Certain cultures even believe that dreams are a gateway into the spiritual world and can tell […]

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