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Avocado: What nutrients are you getting from avocado?

Avocado is frequently celebrated as a superfood owing to its abundant nutrient profile. With a diverse array of vitamins, minerals, and beneficial fats, this fruit provides a wealth of health advantages. Avocados are packed with nutrients like healthy fats, fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, E, and K. They’re great for heart health, digestion, and skin. […]

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Carbohydrates: should we stop eating them completely?

Over the years there has been many discussions around carbohydrates and their importance in our diets. Some people are leaning towards getting more of your calories from carbohydrates while others are going to cut off carbohydrates completely from our diets, in other words making carbohydrates a non essential part of our daily diets.
These are the discussions that have brought about the keto diet being highly recommended for management of many diseases, and many others going for a low carbohydrate diet.

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Choosing Diabetes Friendly Snacks

Living with diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to snacking. Many popular snack options are high in sugar and carbohydrates, which can cause spikes in blood sugar levels. However, making informed choices and selecting diabetic-friendly snacks is crucial in controlling blood glucose levels throughout the day.

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Weight loss: calorie restriction or a high-protein diet?

Both calorie restriction and a high-protein diet can contribute to weight loss. Calorie restriction creates a deficit, while a high-protein diet can help with satiety and muscle preservation. Combining both approaches may be effective for many people. However, individual preferences and health factors should be considered when choosing the best approach for sustainable weight loss. […]

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Is there a quick fix or miracle diet for weight loss?

What is one question you hate to be asked? Explain. As a nutritionist, I find it frustrating when people ask for quick fixes or miracle diets for weight loss instead of focusing on sustainable, long-term lifestyle changes. It’s important to understand that good nutrition requires consistency and patience. Is there a quick fix or miracle […]

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The role of fibre in a healthy diet

Fiber plays a crucial role in a healthy diet by aiding digestion, regulating bowel movements, and promoting overall gut health. It also helps lower cholesterol levels, control blood sugar levels, and may even aid in weight management by promoting feelings of fullness. Including a variety of fiber-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes […]

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10 benefits of eating seeds ( 2 recipes included)

Eating seeds is a simple yet effective way to enhance your overall health and well-being. Seeds are packed with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that contribute to various aspects of your health. From supporting heart health to providing a rich source of antioxidants, seeds offer numerous benefits. In this blog, we explore 10 key advantages […]

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Osteoporosis and diet

Maintaining a balanced diet rich in calcium and vitamin D is crucial for supporting bone health and potentially reducing the risk of osteoporosis. Foods like dairy products, leafy greens, nuts, and fish are excellent sources of these nutrients. Additionally, regular exercise, especially weight-bearing exercises, can help strengthen bones. What’s osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition characterized […]

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Important nutrients when you get to your 30s

As you enter your 30s, focusing on nutrients like calcium, vitamin D, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids becomes increasingly important for bone health, muscle strength, energy levels, and overall well-being. Why do you need more calcium in your 30s In your 30s, bone density begins to decrease gradually, so ensuring an adequate intake of calcium […]

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Diet; common diets that have proven very effective!

There are several common diets people follow for various health and lifestyle reasons.Here are some common diets that have shown effectiveness for various health goals: These are just a few examples, and there are many other diets tailored to individual preferences and health goals. What’s a Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is a way of […]

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How much carbohydrates for weight loss?

The amount of carbs you need for weight loss depends on factors such as your metabolism, activity level, and overall calorie intake. Generally, a moderate reduction in carb intake can be beneficial for weight loss. Still, it’s important to focus on the quality of carbs (like whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) rather than simply cutting […]

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Weight loss: calorie restriction or a high-protein diet?

Both calorie restriction and a high-protein diet can contribute to weight loss. Calorie restriction creates a deficit, while a high-protein diet can help with satiety and muscle preservation. Combining both approaches may be effective for many people. However, individual preferences and health factors should be considered when choosing the best approach for sustainable weight loss. […]

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