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Camel Milk, a Neglected Health Food On Our Shelves?

How many of you have come across a carton of camel milk at the store and actually gave it a go? Personally, I haven’t. I think it is more of a psychological thing where I just cannot get myself to drink milk from a camel! As soon

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How Do You Like Your Steak?

Over the years, more research has investigated the relationship between eating charred meat and the risk of developing cancer. Results? Not So Good….. Now the cancer forming chemicals that are in the spotlight are called heterocyclic amines (HCAs). These chemicals are formed when meats such as beef,

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More "Superfood" Buzz! Quinoa, Goji, Chia!

More and more foods are making headlines due to their nutritional benefits so I’ve decided to keep you all updated on the hype. This post will focus on the three foods that can be added to the list of “Superfoods”out there and they are – Quinoa, Chia

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Seaweed, the New Weight Loss Miracle??

A few days ago, a recent study has demonstrated that the dietary fibre in seaweed can reduce fat absorption by about 75%. Could this hold the key to fighting Obesity?! Researchers at the University of Newcastle used an artificial gut to test the effectiveness of more than

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Coffee, the New Health Food?!

So I assume that A LOT of you out there cannot and will not function in the mornings without that cup of coffee! With more research out there demonstrating its benefits, I just thought I would highlight the pros and cons of coffee since it is probably

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Research shows humans can detect a sixth taste- FAT!

In Australia, Deakin University researchers have announced that humans are able to detect “fat”. They found that people with a high sensitivity to the taste of fat were less likely to be overweight since they tended to eat less fatty foods. The following section is taken from

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The Buzz about "Superfoods"

We hear about them , some swear by them but are there foods that have so called super powers? Is it another myth? The term “super foods” has been given to foods that have shown to provide beneficial properties for our health in growing research. These foods

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"Fishy" Topic – The Omega 3s

The hype on Omega 3 fats has been on the rise as more studies continue to demonstrate their health benefits. So, what are they? Where to find them & how much are we meant to have? Omega 3 fatty acids are a class of polyunsaturated fats (aka

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Creatine Supplementation in Sports

For all the athletes out there (yes and the weight pumping men out there too!) – Here’s a bit of FYI regarding creatine supplements Creatine supplements are usually taken by athletes wanting to gain muscle mass. What is it? Creatine is a compound that is stored in

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