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Nutrition News

The dual-process model and food behaviour

By On May 14, 2018

Eating healthy can often feel like the ultimate battle between right and wrong. A perpetual dichotomy of the kale-and-salad-loving angel on your left versus the cheesy-pizza-loving devil on your right. However, choosing… Read More

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Nutrition News

Trendy turmeric in the age of functional foods

By On March 12, 2018

Turmeric is a spice commonly found in Southeast Asian cuisine that bestows a gorgeous yellow colour to its dishes. In addition to lending this saffron-like colouring to food, turmeric has also long… Read More

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Perspectives

Vitamin D and cancer – it’s not all bad

By On November 23, 2017

While your first thoughts when you hear the words “vitamin D and cancer” might be sun overexposure and skin cancer, there’s increasing evidence that vitamin D may actually be more important than… Read More

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Perspectives

Do we judge people on whether they eat ‘clean’ or not?

By On October 30, 2017

You’ve probably heard the term a million times: ‘clean’ eating. It’s that photo of a meal that is more like a work of art than food. It’s the celebrity touting their new… Read More

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Perspectives

Are Gluten Free Alternatives Better For You?

By On October 23, 2017

If there’s one thing I’ve loved about working in a supermarket over the past five years, it’s that I’ve witnessed our major supermarket’s jumping on board the health food train and widening… Read More

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Food

Ditch the food guilt and enjoy the things that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside

By On August 14, 2017

Food guilt. It comes in all shapes and sizes and it makes you feel like crap. For me, it’s when I decide not to order that delicious dessert for fear of its… Read More

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Perspectives

Metabolic Syndrome … more like Metabolic Stress?

By On August 3, 2017

Metabolic Syndrome is essentially an umbrella term for a wide variety of health conditions. These conditions include; hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol, high blood sugar levels), excess visceral fat, insulin resistance and high blood… Read More

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Nutrition News

Fresh vs Frozen: How Fruit and Veg Stacks Up

By On June 8, 2017

Have you ever wondered why the price of fresh fruit and vegetables is so high, and when you compare it to frozen produce the price difference is quite noticeable? At the time of… Read More

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Perspectives

Is there a link between Diet and Acne?

By On May 29, 2017

I am sure you have been told at least once in your life not to eat food such as chocolate because it will give you acne! Despite what our Mum’s might tell… Read More

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Perspectives

Ready, set point weight theory

By On February 23, 2017

What if you were told everything we had been taught about our ability to control our weight was wrong would this change the way you view yourself and your weight? We live in… Read More