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How To Read UK Food Labels

Posted by Louise Digby on October 17, 2018
The Nutrition Information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredients list. The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions. When people can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, they should be able to eat better, right? Whether you like the Nutrition Information table or not, let’s make sure you get the most out of it, since it’s here
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How To Improve Gut Health

Posted by Louise Digby on October 2, 2018
Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we’re not just talking about heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS, IBD, etc. We’re talking about all kinds of issues like allergies, pain, mood disorders, and nutrient deficiencies. There are a lot
Yes you should (end of post). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out.   Coconut oil is a special kind of fat Coconut oil is fat and contains the same 9 calories per gram as other fats. It is extracted from the “meat” of the coconut. Coconut oil is a white solid at
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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters

Posted by Louise Digby on September 13, 2018
You want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.   I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine).   Waist Circumference (AKA “Belly Fat”): Do you remember the fruity body shape descriptions being like an “apple” or a “pear”?  The
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