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11
2016

Which milk alternative is the most nutritious?

Which milk alternative is more nutritious: almond, soy, coconut or cashew? “It varies based on the company,” said Sara Haas, a dietitian speaking on behalf of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “I encourage people to be label readers.” Vegans and others may prefer to drink a plant-based milk al...

25
11
2016

Have a desk job? This is how much you should exercise.

If you spend most of your nine-to-five sitting at a desk or crouched over a computer, you’ve probably been racked with guilt at one point over how little you’re moving. As we all know, a sedentary lifestyle — even at work — can be detrimental to our health. Now, scientists have just disc...

21
11
2016

Fresh or Frozen?

Is the nutritional value of frozen blueberries (and other fruits and vegetables, for that matter) as good as in fresh blueberries (and other fruits and vegetables) ? Freezing can slightly alter the nutritional composition of fruits and vegetables, sometimes in favor of the frozen product and sometim...

21
11
2016

Strength in Numbers

When you first start going to the gym, it can be tough to know how to go about your workouts, and unfortunately a lack of direction can often be the difference between success and failure in achieving your goals. Something I see so regularly in the typical gym goer is a huge spike in motivation when...

11
11
2016

Hidden Sugar and its Many Aliases

Australian labelling of added sugars In Australia, the total amount of sugars in a product is listed in the NIP, but it doesn’t differentiate sugars that have been added by the manufacturer (including honey, syrups and fruit juices) from those that are intrinsic to the food (such as lactose in...