In Defense Of Ultra-Processed Foods

In Defense Of Ultra-Processed Foods

Ultra-processed foods, a label coined in research by a Brazilian pediatrician, have been targeted as a menace to society for quite some time, mostly by environmental advocates and health professionals.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten-free chocolate chip cookies have been my go-to cookie recipe for over ten years. They are crispy on the outside and soft, gooey and chewy on the inside.

Why Iron Is Such An Important Part Of Your Diet

According to the World Health Organisation, iron deficiency – a condition where your body doesn’t have enough of the mineral iron – is a global public health problem of “epidemic proportions”.

These Medicinal Plants Put Brakes On Cancer Growth

These Medicinal Plants Put Brakes On Cancer Growth

The leaves of a variety of medicinal plants can stop the growth of breast, cervical, colon, leukemia, liver, ovarian, and uterine cancer, a new study shows.

Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken

Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken is easy, juicy and full of flavor. This is a chicken breast recipe that will not let you down and that your whole family can enjoy. 

Are Superfoods Really All That Super?

are superfoods all that super?

Superfoods is a buzzword now part of mainstream food and health language, often touted as miracle foods that cure all ills, stave off ageing and disease, or aid weight loss.

Lighter Caesar Salad

Making a delicious caesar salad is all about having a great caesar dressing recipe.

Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of Communication

Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of CommunicationThese oils and recipes are sure to assist us with opening lines of communication between our loved ones and us. Communi­cation is the key to a successful relationship between you and humanity. Communica­tion, feelings, desires, and repressed anger come from the throat chakra.

Gluten free carrot cake

This Gluten Free Carrot Cake is moist, fluffy and super flavorful. It's 100% free of grains, gluten and refines sugar and so easy to make. This carrot cake would be a great addition to an Easter Brunch,

Roasted Vegetable Frittata Recipe

A vegetable frittata is close to the perfect meal! It’s loaded with veggies, packed with protein and healthy fats, and works well for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This would be a great recipe for Easter,

Are Foods Addictive or Just Delicious?

Are Foods Addictive or Just Delicious?

We are surrounded by an abundance of delicious food. Throughout the developed world, cooking shows saturate our televisions and streaming video feeds advertise greasy burgers and decadent chocolates

How To Cook Tofu Recipe

Learn how to cook crispy baked tofu three delicious ways. The base of this tofu recipe is made up low-sodium tamari, avocado oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cornstarch. 

Can Changing The Microbiome Reverse Lactose Intolerance?

Can Changing The Microbiome Reverse Lactose Intolerance?

After childhood, about two-thirds of the world’s human population loses the ability to digest milk. As far as we know, 100% of nonhuman mammals also lose this ability after weaning. The ongoing ability to digest lactose, the main sugar in milk, into adulthood is a biological abnormality.

How It Can Take A Village To Feed Hungry Kids In Schools

How It Can Take A Village To Feed Hungry Kids In Schools

One in 6 American children faces hunger and 3 out of 4 teachers report regularly seeing hungry kids in their classrooms. In response, school meals make up a large fraction of federal food assistance.

How Our Sense Of Taste Changes As We Age

How Our Sense Of Taste Changes As We Age

Taste is a complex phenomenon. We do not experience the sensation through a single sense (as we would when we see something using our sense of sight, for example) but rather it is made up of the five senses working together to allow us to appreciate and enjoy food and drink. 

The Hard Facts On Viagra

The Hard Facts On Viagra

Viagra is one brand name of a drug that is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence): the inability to get, and maintain, an erection.

How People Manage Their Intake Of Tempting Foods

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It’s happened to most of us – we walk past a restaurant, cafe or bakery and something catches our attention. A delicious smell wafts out the door and our tastebuds start tingling.

The New Truth About Aspirin

The New Truth About Aspirin

For decades, millions of patients have been taking a daily Aspirin in an attempt to prevent hearts attacks and strokes.

How What You Eat Shapes The Health Of Your Lungs

How What You Eat Shapes The Health Of Your Lungs

We all understand that eating too much of the wrong foods – those that are high in energy and low in nutrients, such as fast foods, processed foods and takeaways – causes weight gain and can lead to obesity.

How to make egg salad 2 easy ways

Egg salad is an easy, healthy recipe that can be with or without mayonnaise, depending on your preference. Learn how to make a classic egg salad (with mayo) and an avocado egg salad without mayonnaise.

Braised red cabbage is an easy healthy side dish

Braised red cabbage is sweet, sour, tender and buttery. It's an easy healthy side dish to serve alongside side roasted chicken or fish. I first tasted braised red cabbage at Houston's restaurant and have

How to make a juicy baked chicken breast

Baked chicken breasts that are super juicy and flavorful. Learn my simple tips to avoid making baked chicken breasts that are dried out and overcooked so that you and your family can enjoy baked chicken

Can Eating Certain Foods Make You Smarter?

Can Eating Certain Foods Make You Smarter?Trying to keep up with what constitutes a “healthy” diet can be exhausting. With unending options at the supermarket, and diet advice coming from all directions, filling your shopping trolley with the right things can seem an overwhelming task.

New Evidence Suggests We Should Eat Fewer Eggs

New Evidence Suggests We Should Eat Fewer Eggs

Adults who eat more dietary cholesterol—such as that in eggs—have a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and of death from any cause, a new study reports.

Unscrambling Whether Eggs Are Good For You

Unscrambling Whether Eggs Are Good For YouIt’s hard to keep up with the message on eggs. Are they good for you or not? In the 1960s, people were told: “Go to work on an egg”. But in the 1970s the public was advised to avoid eggs because they were linked to high blood cholesterol. The negative press on eggs continued in the 1980s...

How Marijuana Is A Lot More Than Just Getting High


Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana has no legal use and is easy to abuse. In the meantime, medical marijuana dispensaries have an increasing...

How Plant Based Diets Are Good For Your Immunity

How Plant Based Diets Are Good For Your Immunity

The number of people in Australia who follow vegetarian or plant-based diets is growing rapidly. People might choose to be vegetarian for ethical, cultural or health-related reasons.

Is Cultured Meat Better Than Animal Agriculture?

Is Cultured Meat Better Than Animal Agriculture?

The world is in the grips of a food-tech revolution. One of the most compelling new developments is cultured meat, also known as clean, cell-based or slaughter-free meat.

Are Fish Oil Supplements Overrated?

Are Fish Oil Supplements Overrated?

Soybean oil may be better than fish oil for reducing cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer survivors, according to a new study.

Want To Improve Your Mood?

Want To Improve Your Mood?
Worldwide, more than 300 million people live with depression. Without effective treatment, the condition can make it difficult to work and maintain relationships with family and friends.

Will Eating Nuts Make You Gain Weight?

Will Eating Nuts Make You Gain Weight?
The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat 30g of nuts – a small handful – each day. But many of us know nuts are high in calories and fat.

Once Upon a Time: Research, Flying, and Acne

Once Upon a Time: Research, Flying, and Acne
We tell ourselves science is king, but our understanding of the world is shaped through story. We tell stories about the past and call it history. We tell stories about the present and call it news. Our stories about how to act, think, and live are called culture. And our stories about how the natural world works are called science.

Finally Fulfilled: Attaining Food Enlightenment

Finally Fulfilled: Attaining Food Enlightenment
It is so incredibly easy to get sucked into the illusion that weight loss is all about food. The logical mind thinks, “Why wouldn’t it be? What I eat is causing my weight gain, so this must be about food.” This initiates the quest to try every diet out there, in order to get your body to a place where you feel “good enough.” Confident. Worthy. Desired. Happy.

Will Going Gluten Free Cause Weight Loss?

Will Going Gluten Free Cause Weight Loss?
Although people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, one third of US adults now shun foods containing wheat in an effort to avoid gluten.

Budget Friendly Ways To Get Your Veggie Fix

Budget Friendly Ways To Get Your Veggie Fix As Prices Rise

The Food Price Report 2019, released by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph in December, suggested vegetable prices will go up by as much as six per cent this year.

Beer Before Wine And You'll Feel Fine?

Beer Before Wine And You'll Feel Fine?

Plenty of us have been there: waking up after a night out with a thumping headache, feeling sick and swearing never to touch alcohol again.

Benefits Of Pulses: Good For You And The Planet

Benefits Of Pulses: Good For You And The Planet
In simple gardeners’ terms that means we plant pulses one year, a cereal such as wheat or barley the next year and then an oil seed such as canola in the third year.

Is Cannabidiol A Rising Star Or Popular Fad?

Is Cannabidiol A Rising Star Or Popular Fad?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become a household name. On many social media sites, people suggest “but have you tried CBD oil?” on posts pertaining to any health-related issue.

So You Went Vegan In January – Now What?

So You Went Vegan In January – Now What?

Many people will have had their fill of cheese, chocolate and meat over Christmas and have felt much more energised after going vegan in January (an event known as Veganuary).

Will Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

Will Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight?

Breakfast, we are told, is the most important meal of the day. Over the last 50 years, we have been bombarded with messages extolling the health benefits of processed cereals and porridge oats.

Fermented Foods: The Missing Ingredient to Amazing Health

Fermented Foods: The Missing Ingredient to Amazing Health
You can take everyday foods and transform them into delicious superfoods at home in your kitchen with minimal effort and almost no money! Simply by fer­menting foods, you significantly multiply their health-building properties. Everyday foods like yogurt and sauerkraut are just the beginning of what is possible.

Why Does Some Tap Water Taste Weird?

Why Does Some Tap Water Taste Weird?
Every year Australia’s councils contest the academy awards of the water industry: the Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia. Entrants compete on clarity and colour as well as taste and odour.

Are Microbes Causing Your Milk Allergy?

Are Microbes Causing Your Milk Allergy?
In the past 30 years, food allergies have become increasingly common in the United States. Changes to human genetics can’t explain the sudden rise.

How Families Can Eat Healthier

How Families Can Eat HealthierEvery unhappy family might be unhappy in its own way, but when they sit down together at the table, they’re alike according to one important measure: they eat better.

How US Policy Is Shifting Toward Nutrition For Better Health

How US Policy Is Shifting Toward Nutrition For Better Health
In this new year, millions of Americans will make resolutions about healthier eating. In 2019, could U.S. government leaders further resolve to improve healthier eating as well, joining public health experts in seeing that food is medicine?

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