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Raw Honey in Belgium!

Currently I’m in Belgium visiting some family and I came across an amazing shop and also learnt some very interesting information. You guessed right, the shop was a honey shop! And the information that I learnt was that all honey in Belgium is not pasteurised, apparently the pasterurisation of honey is not allowed in Belgium…

Cholesterol: What is it and what should your level be?

This is a guest post by Monique Slater. Basically, the lower the better! Did you know 1 in 2 Australian Adults are affected by cholesterol! What’s scary is that only 1 in 5 think they are affected. But what exactly is cholesterol? It can be so confusing especially when you hear about ‘good and bad…

Blast from the Past!

My site’s popularity has grown considerably, more than I ever expected and therefore I wanted to bring to light three of my most popular articles which some of you may miss if you land initially at the front page, here you go: Honey and Water: Is it Really that Good? Sugar Beverages: Drinks of Mass…

Presidents!

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Precision Nutrition BLOG is finally here!

If you know anything about precision nutrition and its founder John Berardi, then you at least know that their system of “precision nutrition” is very….precise! They have launched a blog (finally!!!), a much needed tool to interact more closely with the public. Check out their blog here!

POM Wonderful Review

Yeah, that’s right!  I finally tried it! Cut the long VERY short, the drink is not very tasty, though that doesn’t mean it is not palatable. It’s somewhat of an acquired taste! (Queen’s English accent pleeeeeeeease!) Some people have told me that it tastes like medicine and I can see what they mean. So what are…

Omega-3 Diet Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

In yet another study showing the benefits of consuming foods high in Omega-3, Akira Sekikawa (MD) and colleagues found that rather than genetic factors contributing to the lower heart disease risk in Japan’s population, the actual Omega-3 content of Japanese diets may be responsible instead. The study, cited in the August edition of the Journal…

POM Wonderful

So I guess you must’ve seen the massive ad campaign being conducted by the ‘POM Wonderful’ company, especially here in the UK, if not, where have you been?!  To my knowledge, the drink is not new, it has been around for quite some time now, so why such a big campaign?  No idea. What is…

Cookies benefit breast milk

Who would’ve thought that “The Health People” might advocate the consumption of cookies, huh?Ok there’s a slight catch, these aren’t ordinary cookies, they are enriched with CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid). As a result of eating these enriched cookies, researchers found these healthy fatty acids to be present in breast milk at a higher level (46% ~…

Fructose and Fat gain Study

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition, fat-build up from fructose consumption may be greater than consumption of other types of sugars such as glucose and sucrose. The study involved six young, lean participants who had to drink either:  A soft drink sweetened with 100% glucos A soft drink sweetened with 50%…

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