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Why Is Warm and Hot Food Comforting?

Humans are separated from animals for a number of reasons. Music, art, consciousness, language and sport are all examples of the way that human civilisation differs from that of animals. However, humans are also separated from animals by the fact … Continue reading

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“Healthy” Ready Meals

Ready meals are pre-prepared meals that come packaged and ready to heat. Many ready meals fall obviously into the junk food category as they contain very low amounts of essential nutrients and high amounts of fat, salt and sugar. Certain … Continue reading

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Chips: Empty Calories and Weight Gain

Chips, sometimes called french fries, are potatoes cooked in fat. There are a number of nutritional problems with chips, and these problems are worthy of discussion. The main problem with chip relates to the way that the potato slices from … Continue reading

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Health Versus Fitness For Weight Loss

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Foods that Heal, Foods That Kill

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Feeling Tired? Need More Energy?

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Nutrition related to Individual Body Weight

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Pine Bark

Phytochemistry: contains proanthocyanidins. These are polymers of the same catechin flavonoids in green tea. Also called oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) Uses: useful as a general antioxidant tonic, can also be used to treat issues relating to blood vessel breakdown or circulatory … Continue reading

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Self Reported Dietary Questionnaires: Are They Effective?

Both nutritionists and researchers use self reported dietary questionnaires in order to obtain information from individuals regarding their nutritional intake. The accuracy of this data is invaluable for interpreting the data supplied by the individual, and therein lies the problem. … Continue reading

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Three Non-Nutritional Dietary Mistakes

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