Tag Archives: Nutrition

Sports drinks have ‘no proven benefits’ and promotion by celebs should be banned, say doctors  | Daily Mail Online

Good old water works best it seems! – Sports drinks are useless for the majority of people and their use by celebrities simply misleads the public into thinking they work, experts have warned. A host of world class sportsmen, including Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, or golf champion Tiger Woods have had sponsorship deals with sport […]

Being a vegetarian can cut your risk of cancer by a half, claim scientists – Telegraph

Researchers who studied tens of thousands of Britons over more than a decade found that vegetarians were 12 per cent less likely to contract cancer than their meat eating counterparts. With a third of the population developing cancer in their lifetime, changing diets could result in more than two million people avoiding the disease altogether, […]

Food Pyramids and Plates: What Should You Really Eat? | Harvard School of Public Health

Searching for a guide to healthy eating for you and your family? Here’s a good place to start! – Several of the recommendations in the current version represent important steps in the right direction: Move to a plant-based diet. The guidelines emphasize eating more foods from plants, such as vegetables and beans, whole grains, and […]

Fiber and Your Child

Why fruit, veg and whole grains are key to any child’s diet, and how to ensure they’re getting enough! – Listed on food labels under total carbohydrates, dietary fiber is found in plant foods like fruits, vegetables, and grains. Some of the best sources are: whole-grain breads and cereals apples oranges bananas berries prunes pears […]