TRUST ME I’M A … DOCTOR … A CELEBRITY… AN INDEPENDENT NUTRITIONIST … A PERSONAL TRAINER … With so many “experts” on food, diet and health grabbing the headlines and twittersphere with their dictats,[...]
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Stop the nutrient blame game. Rates of overweight, obesity and associated conditions like type 2 diabetes are increasing around the world. There are literally hundreds of potential reasons why we are gaining weight[...]
I have heard that a person’s glucose tolerance may vary from day to day by as much as two-fold. How come? Is the GI still relevant? Why a person’s glucose tolerance varies is not clear, but we can point to[...]
In matters of the heart, who can you trust? It’s no surprise that many people find the science of nutrition confusing. They hear conflicting advice and take the easiest path of switching off altogether. Or[...]
Chickpeas. Chickpeas are the chameleons of the food world blending into the background in a smorgasbord of dishes says chickpea fan Nicole Senior. They’re great in curries, soups, stews and salads. They are[...]
Check out Hit100’s Doctor Meets Chef Corn fritters and tomato salsa and two recipes from The Low GI Family Cookbook Anneka Manning’s Chicken curry with chickpeas, pumpkin and spinach and Full-of-fruit muffins[...]
Raising food smart kids – Round 2. The age old question (one of them) what do children need to eat? With the seemingly vast amounts of energy kids use up during the day that is often only replaced with a[...]
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