Food and mood – what’s the connection?

Food and mood – what’s the connection?

  Your brain plays many important roles, including controlling thoughts and helping you make decisions — about what to say, what to do, and even what to eat. Interestingly, there’s a wide variety of healthy foods available in supermarkets and restaurants,...
Are you a weight watcher or a food fixer?

Are you a weight watcher or a food fixer?

  Most of us know the foods that are good for us – vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein – as well as the sort of food that is bad for us. When weight watching some of us prefer to calorie count poor food choices, because this is the food we like....
Calories: does everybody lie?

Calories: does everybody lie?

  “Everybody lies” This is the credo of House, the central character played by Hugh Laurie in the award winning television series. It’s a phrase Dr Gregory House constantly uses in the show. Now a UK study into calorie consumption as reported by the British...
Food plates: UK versus USA

Food plates: UK versus USA

  March has been a busy month for a number of institutions revising their ‘food plates’ – “eat well” guides that recommend the proportions of various foods that should be consumed in a routine nutrition to achieve a healthy and...

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