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How to Navigate Food Labels

In most countries, there are regulatory bodies that use food labels as a standardized way of representing nutritional information and ingredient lists so that people have transparency regarding the food…

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Why is sugar so bad for you?

Sugar is a sweet-tasting carbohydrate and is a common ingredient in our diet. Biochemically, ‘Simple sugars’ or Monosaccharides include glucose, fructose and galactose. “Table sugar” refers to sucrose, which is…

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Quick High Protein Breakfasts

We’ve all heard the saying that ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’. What’s also important is getting enough protein in every single meal. Ideally, we should consume…

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Artificial Sweeteners and Their Side Effects

With soaring levels of diabetes and obesity worldwide, there is increasing pressure on people to give up sugar. On average, Americans consume around 20 teaspoons of sugar [https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/truth-artificial-sweeteners#1]. The worst…

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Healthiest Cooking Oil

Eating a healthy diet can be quite hard at times, especially because most fried foods are strictly forbidden in most diets. However, frying and sautéing are great ways to cook…

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Benefits of the Paleo Diet

A paleo diet is defined as a lifestyle plan based on eating foods that were available to human ancestors during the Palaeolithic era before dairy and processed grains. The diet…