February 5, 2021 admin 0
Artificially sweetened soft drinks have become popular in recent years over concerns between the association of sugar sweetened soft drinks and obesity. In response to these concerns, manufacturers have created a range of diet drinks that contain a number of artificial sweeteners, principally aspartame. Health concerns over aspartame have increased as anecdotal reports and scientific […]More
October 3, 2020 admin 0
By Robert Barrington Ph.D (Edited by Online editor, The Lucid Nutritionist). Homogenisation of milk is the process of the fat in whole milk being treated to allow the mixing of the fat and water soluble components . This process creates a product that retains the milk fat, but it will not settle on the top […]More
September 29, 2020 admin 0
Fruit and Vegetable consumption, in case you have been living under a rock for most of your life, is widely appreciated to be an essential addition to the human diet. The consumption of such plant stuffs can often provide you with a variety of nutrients and prevent certain types of illnesses and diseases from developing, […]More
August 3, 2020 admin 0
Outdoor Barbecue’s have become part of many cultures and popular during the summer months and even year long in very temperate or warm climates. For family, friends or as another social event, a barbecue usually involves the cooking of a variety of meats, such as steaks, burgers, sausages and chicken. The barbecue’s method of cooking […]More
June 29, 2020 admin 0
You may have heard that some folks recommend you should be consuming 8 glasses of water a day to maintain ‘optimum’ health. Whilst drinking this amount or more is under debate, it probably won’t be doing you any harm to be consuming this much water or more a day, as long as you don’t go crazy […]More
May 11, 2020 admin 0
Instant coffee was first created by Satori Kato a Japanese chemist, working in Chicago, Illinois in the late 19th century. Owing to the convenience of an instantized form, Kato’s new coffee soon became popular worldwide. It was not until the 1980’s though, that it was thought that instant coffee consumption could pose various risks to […]More
May 10, 2020 admin 0
Insulin resistance is a state in which the Insulin produced by the body, has a more reduced biochemical effect than is required to maintain proper metabolic function. In essence, problems arise when the cells stop responding to insulin as they are supposed to. A study conducted in 2002 showed that nearly a third of the […]More
April 28, 2020 admin 0
Everybody has their own ideas on what is healthy and what isn’t when food is concerned, but even foods considered and touted as ‘good for you’, often aren’t. We take a look at some of the most popular offenders here and offer you some reasoning on why they made it into this article… Fruit Juice. […]More
April 27, 2020 admin 0
Sodium Nitrite is an inorganic compound with a variety of applications in industry, including its use in food production. In particular, sodium nitrite is added to processed meats mainly as a preservative to prevent spoilage and contamination from handling and processing. It also serves as a safeguard against handling by the consumer who may contaminate […]More
April 27, 2020 admin 0
For many years a debate has developed concerning raw vs cooked vegetables. Most vegetables can be consumed raw as well as cooked, apart from a few that certainly will require some form of cooking procedure before consumption. Some vegetables like potatoes will definitely require cooking if you want to avoid intestinal discomfort ! There have […]More
- Artificial Sweeteners in Drinks.
- Homogenised Milk & Cardiovascular Disease.
- Fruit, Vegetables and Pesticides.
- Barbecue Meats, Carcinogens and Health.
- Water : Tap vs Filtered vs Bottled
- Should you stop drinking instant coffee ?
- Fish Oils and Type II Diabetes
- The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome X.
- Foods you might think are healthy (but aren’t).
- Processed Meats and Sodium Nitrite.