Healthy Eating Tips
One of the motivations for this site was to give clear and reliable healthy eating tips. It’s for that reason that the topic of healthy eating is covered more extensively than any other.
Knowing how to eat healthy is more difficult than many realise, until they try it!
The truth is, in my experience, many people greatly over-estimate the extent of their healthy eating.
I always try to put a personal as well as a practical spin on my healthy eating tips. They are all below.
However, I’ve shortlisted three of the more popular articles…
A new study claims eggs may be on par with cigarettes in terms of how bad they are for heart health.
Perhaps you’ve heard this, and have been fretting that your beloved and dependable eggs were all of a sudden a poor breakfast choice.
But, fear not!
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It’s thought the first pickles were produced over 4,000 years ago using cucumbers native to India. Ever since, people around the world have touted their nutritional value, and even healing power.
And, while the idea of pickled vegetables may sound vaguely distasteful to you, this ancient form of preparation and preservation can actually give really delicious results.
Traditionally, pickling was used as a way of making sure certain foods were available throughout the year, such as during winter, or on a long journey, especially by sea. Click to read more…
Like fashion trends, food trends go around in cycles. That’s one reason the topic of diet is so interesting and frustrating, all at the same time.
Right now it seems coconut oil is back in, like a pair of bell bottoms, neon leg warmers, or a curly perm!
Some years back it was reviled as damaging to heart health, and something to be avoided at all costs.
But these days, coconut oil is making a comeback, and many are starting to place it in the ‘health’ food category. Click to read more…
As you already know, I hold a pretty controversial view on the issue of saturated fat — at least, from a dietitian’s point of view.
But, saturated fat is not the only fat we need to know something about.
You probably already know how important omega 3 fats are for good health, but what about 0mega 6?
In fact, I’ve read quite a bit recently about avoiding omega 6 fat. Click to read more…
Ever get frustrated at the ever-changing and contradictory nutritional advice being spouted by university and internet trained experts?
Believe me when I say, your frustration is probably a fraction of mine.
I’m supposed to know what’s right and have all the answers, and while I enjoy researching, sometimes wading through contradictory claims can become tiresome.
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