While drinking juice seems like a healthy, easy alternative to eating the whole fruit, there isn’t much about it that will benefit your health. Making juice involves extracting the liquid (juice) out of a whole fruit and removing the pulp. This may seem like a harmless process but removing the pulp removes the essential nutrients and fibre, leaving you to feel hungry and craving more.
Easter is probably the unhealthiest time of the year and while I don’t eat Easter eggs, my sisters certainly do. But throughout all the sugar and chocolate that surrounds me I am able to resist the temptations.
We all know that sugar isn’t good for us, but not many people are aware of the damages of sugar to our mood and mental health. People generally crave sugar when they’re tired, stressed and/or upset, but sugar might be the very cause of feeling that way in the first place.
While diet soft drinks don’t have any fat or sugar, it doesn’t mean they’re any better for you than the real thing. Diet soft drinks may seem like the perfect go to if you’re trying to fix your diet and lose weight, but in reality, they’re full of fake ingredients and artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, cyclamates, saccharin and sucralose.
When I tell people, “I don’t eat sugar,” I often get a response, such as, “but you need the healthy natural sugar to live.” And while, yes, you need certain types of sugar to live, it isn’t the sugar you’re probably thinking of...
A topic in conversation that I have seen pop up numerous times this week is ‘saturated fats and are bad for you.’ While many people believe this to be true, it just isn’t. So why aren’t saturated fats bad for you and what should we really try to avoid?
I often hear of people who spend so much time on counting calories and invest so much of their time figuring out how much calories they’re consuming and how much they have to burn off in order for them