Tag: vegetables

Why Venus Williams Turned to Drastic Diet to Fight Her Autoimmune Condition

Venus Williams says going raw vegan “changed everything” In 2011, Venus Williams withdrew from the US Open after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s Syndrome. With her tennis career in jeopardy Williams announced she was suffering from what is a common autoimmune disease that causes dry eye and dry mouth as well as causing joint pain and fatigue. […]

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11 Myths About Nutriton

Not 5, not 10…  But 11 Myths of Nutrition… Much of the nutriton information offered as fact in gyms and in books all over the world has been miscommunicated, misunderstood or misinformed…  These urban legends of the nutrition world are taken in by joe public as fact instead of half truths and fiction. Someone trying […]

23/11/2012 | 0 Comments More

Honey & Orange Chicken with Chilli Vegetable Salad

Serves 2 Calories 399 Mikes Rating *** Total Fat 13% Preparation Time 10mins Saturated Fat 3.4% Cooking Time 45mins Carbohydrate 42g For the Chicken For the Chilli Vegetable Salad 4x 110g chicken thigh fillets, skinned 2x tsp curry powder 1x tsp corn flour 125ml orange juice 1x tbsp lemon juice 1x tbsp honey 2x tbsp […]

27/10/2012 | 0 Comments More

FRUIT & VEG | Cut the Risk of Stroke

Eating more than the recomended five portions of fruit and veg a day can cut the risk of stroke, a study says: People who ate 3-5 cut the risk of stroke by 11% compared to those eating fewer than 3 portions. Source: The Lancet Report People who ate over 5 portions of fruit and veg […]

06/06/2012 | 0 Comments More

Bread | Cereals | Potatoes

Despite what some people say and think, these starchy foods are not necessarily stodgy and unhealthy!  Quite the opposite, if cooked and served without added fat, they are perhaps the most filling and nourishing foods we can eat. Watch out for some breads which have butter added and best to go for wholegrain.  This also […]

26/05/2012 | 0 Comments More

FRUIT & VEG | Aim for At Least 5 A-Day

Your mum was right when she told you to eat your greens when you were growing up…  She does forgot to mention about the reds, yellows and oranges. Variety is the spice of life they say, this applies to eating too…  Variety is important to get a good mixture of vitamins and minerals, eat as […]

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The Mediterranean Diet

Heart disease is lower in some Mediterranean countries than here in the UK.  The word on the grapevine is that their traditional diet – mainly Spain, Italy, France & Greece leads to longer and healthier life.  With FATs holding the key. When in Rome: In continental cuisine, their fats come from olive oil and omega […]

26/05/2012 | 0 Comments More

Organic Food | Introduction

Every time you go food shopping you’re faced with shelves and chillers of choice.  Organic food is just one of them.  With the UKs Organic market the 3rd largest in Europe (after Germany & Italy). But exactly what is organic food and is it really better for us? What is Organic Food? Organic food is […]

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