Category: Nutrition Tips

Reduce Your Sugar Intake

Reduce Your Sugar Intake

Today we often eat more sugar a day than out ancestors did during an entire lifetime, but sugar has a very high caloric content and no nutritional value. It does not only cause weight gain but also encourages inflammation and infection, raises insulin levels and compromises the immune system. The high insulin level encourages not …

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Tofu

Tofu

Tofu or bean curd, as it is also called, is being used by many vegetarians to replace meat, chicken, fish or even dairy products. Some other people might regard it as bland and boring though. Tofu probably has it origins in the Far East and is made of soy beans. It has been used in …

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Good and Bad Carbs

Good and Bad Carbs

In the past few years carbs have been called the fear food of new diets but some have also been promoted as a healthful nutrient. So hardly anybody now knows whether carbs are good or bad. And they are indeed both and it is pretty easy to separate the good from the bad. Good carbs …

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Good and Bad Fats

Good and Bad Fats

As fat is an important part of a healthy diet you should make sure to eat fat that is good for you. Many fats can actually reduce the risk of heart diseases and stroke and also help our sugar and insulin metabolism. But of course not all fats are created equal. ‘Good’ fats include monounsaturated …

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