Category Archives: High Quality Diet

Latency Period For Nutritional Changes

Increasingly individuals are realising the importance of good nutrition. Good nutrition not only improves physical performance, but also mental capacity and cognitive processes. Part of the reasons for the awakening with regard good nutrition is the large body of readily … Continue reading

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Metabolic Profiles of Meat, Fish and Non-Meat Eaters

It is becoming clear that the choice of diet made by the individual has a significant effect on health. In particular, clear differences in mortality and disease outcomes are present between those that consume a high quality diet and those … Continue reading

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth A Pound of Cure

Nutrition is all about preventing ill health and disease. The most obvious examples of this are the nutritional deficiency diseases that result from intakes of essential nutrients that are too low. There exists a threshold for a number of dietary … Continue reading

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More on the Causes of Obesity

Obesity is associated with a number of diseases including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. These diseases represent a metabolic dysfunction that centres on the development of insulin resistance. The insulin resistant state defines the metabolic syndrome and increases the … Continue reading

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Diet Quality Affects Cancer Risk

There is a large body of evidence that high quality diets protect from disease. Put another way, there is a substantial body of evidence that low quality diets are a causative factor in disease. In particular, low quality Western type … Continue reading

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A Core Diet of Healthy Basic Food

Maintaining a high quality diet can be incredibly difficult in the modern Western World. Nearly every person eats a typical Western diet and most are content to consume low quality but tasty foods, often to the detriment to their health. … Continue reading

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Targeted Nutrition

Many people suffer from conditions that are not able to be diagnosed specifically by medical experts. Such idiopathic conditions are quite common in the Western nations and people often put them down to aches and pains that are associated with … Continue reading

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Dietary Improvements Can Lower Cardiovascular Risk by One Third

The effect of poor quality diet on cardiovascular disease is now fair well established. Refined and processed carbohydrates, particularly refined crystalline sugars and refined grains, cause a desensitisation in the insulin receptor and this causes insulin resistance. As insulin resistance … Continue reading

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Food Choices

Evidence shows that diet can have a significant impact on future health. Therefore the food choices made throughout life will likely have some impact on overall health and longevity. A number of lines of evidence suggest that the poor are … Continue reading

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The Price of Food and the Value of Health

Socioeconomic factors have been investigated and found to have a considerable influence on the food choices made by people. While it is often normal for those who are well off and educated to deride those who are less fortunate, it … Continue reading

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