Category Archives for Nutrition

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet – The What, Why & Does It Work?

The anti-inflammatory diet unsurprisingly prioritizes foods that combat inflammation. There has been a lot of discussion about inflammation recently, but this diet was designed for those dealing with

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Aspartame Myths and Facts – What You Really Need to Know

Aspartame is one of the most controversial compounds in modern nutrition. It is/was a common sweetener in many drinks, but has received massive backlash because many people believe that it causes cancer

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Sugar Addiction – Can It Be Compared to a Cocaine Addiction?

Sugar addiction does not exist. In spite of the recent outbreak of sensationalist media stories discussing the way that sugar operates in the body and the general dangers associated with it, there’s

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The Reason Why High Fiber Foods are Essential to Your Health

Fiber is the part of foods that are indigestible. Your digestive system does not have the capability to break down and absorb this ‘roughage’ and it, therefore, passes through your body intact. Dietary

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Health Benefits of Oats: The Unlikely Superfood You Should Be Eating

Over the past couple of years, oats have hit the big time, and perfectly presented breakfast bowls can usually be found on Instagram. While oats are mainly eaten as oatmeal, they are highly versatile

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Rooibos Tea: The Incredible Health Benefits of Red-Bush Tea

Rooibos tea, also known by many as red-bush tea, is a tea that comes from the shrub Aspalathus Linearis, a plant that is only found on the slopes of the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. Locals have

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Going Hot: The Benefits of Spicy Food for Your Body & Mind

Spicy food has grown massively in popularity over the past decade. 62% of people now say they enjoy spicy food and you’d be hard-pressed to find a restaurant that doesn’t have chili peppers in some

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What Really Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol?

It might be slightly controversial, but there are a lot of reasons why giving up alcohol might actually be harder than giving up smoking. Both of these vices are addictive, but there is one major difference

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Healthy Fats – Fighting the Food Stereotype

Fat is basically a curse word in the dieting industry. The simple thinking behind: ‘fats will make me fat’, is understandable, but wholly inaccurate. Fats are an essential macronutrient and dietary

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