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It’s no surprise that we live in an extremely visual world. But did you really know that the way we perceive colour, can actually impacts how we eat ?
Are you thinking about making the switch from Dairy but with so many products now on are confused about where to start ?
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While food allergies are seemingly rare, food intolerances are much more common and widespread. A recent study found that one in five adults in the UK report suffering from a food intolerance. So, what's the difference between allergies and intolerances, and how do you know if you have one?
Does that morning Danish you've just enjoyed leave you craving another treat two hours later? Do you grab a bar of chocolate to cope with your afternoon slump -- and then reach for a fizzy drink to get out of your post-slump slump?If you’ve found that munching sugary snacks just makes you crave more sugary snacks, you’re not alone. Eating lots of simple carbohydrates -- without the proteins or fats -- can quickly satisfy hunger and give your body a short-term energy boost, but just as quickly they leave you feeling famished again and craving more.
Learn about probiotics and how they can help support your body’s functions.
Cutting back on carbs is not really that complicated. All you need to do is replace the sugars and starches in your diet with vegetables, meat, fish, eggs, nuts and fats
Nutrition labels can help you choose between products and keep a check on the amount of foods you're eating that are high in fat, salt and added sugars.
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As awareness about nutrition, environmental issues and animal welfare gains more momentum, so too does the number of people choosing to go dairy-free. This could be for ethical reasons, lactose intolerance or purely for their own health gains.
From a nutritional perspective meat consumption can be a controversial subject. There are those that believe from a health stand point that meat is a complete no-no, and others that see as an essential part of balanced healthy diet.
Do not underestimate the power of hormones. They affect people in so many different ways, and are crucial to good moods and a healthy body. Hormone imbalances are epidemic these days.
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!