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Modified Starch

Published on 22 December 2015

Modified food starch is a chemically altered food ingredient made from starch, used in food products as thickening agents, stabilisers or emulsifiers.

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Cow's Milk vs. Soya Milk

Published on 22 December 2015

Soya milk is marketed as a dairy-free, lactose-free milk alternative. How do they compare in terms of nutrient content?

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Pre and Post workout snack ideas

Published on 14 December 2015

Pre-workout snacks provide your body with the fuel you need to exercise, and post-workout snacks aid your recovery.

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Oranges vs Grapefruits

Published on 07 December 2015

Who comes out on top in the nutritional stakes of this citrus showdown?

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Sweet potato vs White potato

Published on 28 September 2015

They're both energy rich tubers that are tasty and delicious but which is nutritionally superior?

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Butter vs Margarine

Published on 27 July 2015

It’s always been a contentious issue but let’s consider the facts.

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How is cellulose used in food?

Published on 13 July 2015

Although animals can digest cellulose, humans cant. Therefore, cellulose falls into the category of indigestible carbohydrates. So, how is it used in food?

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5 low fat exotic meats you should know

Published on 08 June 2015

Would you know enough about their nutritional content to maximise your intake? For ease, we will nutritionally compare these meats to lean chicken breast.

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Behaviour Change made simple

Published on 07 May 2015

The importance of understanding client psychology and behaviour change is more than just knowing the theory, you need to apply your skills and knowledge.

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Turkey v. Goose

Published on 22 December 2014

With Christmas upon us, you will be making preparations for Christmas dinner. Both turkey and goose are popular choices, but which one is better for you?

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