Category: Food & Nutrient benefits

The art of satiety

Satiety is the feeling of fullness after eating that suppresses the urge to eat for a period of time after a meal. If we feel full or ‘satiated’ after a meal, then we are likely to go much longer before we feel hungry and may eat less at the next meal. Below I provide useful dietary tips that will help make you feel fuller for longer. This especially will be beneficial to those wanting to lose weight.

 

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Nutrition and brain health

The brain is the most complex organ in the body. It is made up of a complex network of billions of nerve cells called neurons, as well as other kinds of cells, all protected by the bones of the skull. Ever wondered what you could eat and drink to make your brain function better for e.g. improve memory? This article discusses how nutrition can impact how well your brain works.

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Vitamin D deficiency among pregnant minority women in Europe

I was delighted to write an article for the vitamin D council! The vitamin D council provide information on the latest vitamin D news and research. They also raise awareness on vitamin D deficiency. In the article, I discuss the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency. To read the article, click here.bigstock-Vitamin-D-In-A-Spoon-39775585

What’s the deal with vitamin D?

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Vitamin D, is a fat soluble vitamin that is important for good overall health and strong and healthy bones. It’s also an important for your organs to work well and so that your body can fight infection.

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Olive oil, nature’s gift

Olive oil is derived from pressed olives, the fruits of the olive tree. This oil is in fact, the most representative aspect of the traditional Mediterranean Diet.

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Linseed love: A small seed with large benefits!

linseedLinseeds, also known as flax or flaxseeds, are flat, oval-shaped seeds with a pointed tip, with a light nutty taste, that range in colour from deep brown to light yellow (golden). Brown and golden linseeds have a similar nutrient profile and differences between them are probably a result of differences in environmental and growing conditions rather than seed colour¹.

Here I list 7 amazing benefits:

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Long live coconuts! Coconut & its amazing benefits

Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to the Palm family (Arecaceae) and is classed as a fruit. This nourishing fruit from the coconut palm comes in a number of derivatives including coconut cream, oil, milk and water. Coconut is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood”, which is defined as a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. Coconuts are used widely across the world and has many amazing benefits. Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, vitamins C, B vitamins and minerals including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium¹.  coconut

 

 

 

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