December 1, 2018

How to make the right food choices during the holidays. In this article, I will give you some tips for maintaining healthy habits during the difficult holiday season.
With Christmas just around the corner, we are approaching one of the most difficult times of the year...

April 28, 2017

The digestive system

To absorb the nutrients from the food we eat, food must be broken down into a form we can absorb through our intestine walls. The process of digestion starts in the mouth with an enzyme called amylase. Amylase is present in the saliva and begins the...

November 1, 2016

What do proteins do?
Proteins are a vital part of the human body, they make up every living cell and they are used by the body to make many different body tissues. Proteins help making up skin, hair, muscles and tendons, they also help keeping bones and teeth healthy....

October 1, 2016

Do not shop when you are hungry

Shopping whilst hungry will inevitably cause you to buy more food and usually the sugary or fatty ones that are not very healthy. This is because your body craves for energy and immediate gratification, the brain will focus on simple suga...

September 1, 2016

Fats, often known as lipids are in all likelihood the most misinterpreted macronutrient of all. When many people visualize fat, the very first thing that comes to mind are burgers, junk food, heart problems, deep-fried food and overall unhealthiness. Though it may be p...

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