The Alkaline diet

The Alkaline diet

The Alkaline Diet – If you hadn’t realised, 2013 is the year that we all go hard core for health.  Now this can be great, getting a bit more clued up about healthy eating is obviously a winner, but some of the diets that have burst onto our scenes promising us the world have … Read more

Summer Care Beat the heat with Fruit Juices

Know the Calories in fruit

Rich in vitamins, minerals and fibres, fruits are highly recommended for good health. Nevertheless, they have their fair share of calories, with some fruits containing far more calories than others. Therefore, certain fruits should be consumed in moderation when you’re watching your figure. Fresh fruits How many calories are in … Read more

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, … Read more