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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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Peanut Butters

Published on 24 November 2014

Not many spreads can boast peanut butter's nutrient content.

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The ‘skinny’ on belly fat & how to loose it

Published on 24 November 2014

Too much abdominal fat is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Are Probiotics worth the strain on your purse?

Published on 10 November 2014

Manufacturers claim their probiotic yogurt products can prevent constipation, enhance immune function or protect your heart.

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Can you have your cream cake and eat it?

Published on 29 September 2014

Does the saying “a second on your lips, forever on your hips” ring true with you? Well, there may be a solution.

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Food Fight : Belvita Biscuits v. Cereal

Published on 01 September 2014

Do you usually grab an breakfast snack on your way to the office? New-style breakfast biscuits are marketed as ‘wholesome' by food manufacturers.

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Are Carb Blockers a Carb-lover’s Dream?

Published on 01 September 2014

Carb blockers are said to bind to carbohydrates, reducing their absorption, and thus significantly reducing calories from carbohydrate-rich foods.

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