Dietary and Nutritional articles

The Role of FATS

The Role of FATS

The Role of FATS – Article written by Landi Van Der Westhuizen, Registered Dietitian from FitQuickly.com When most of my patients hear fats they think of forbidden foods. There is a significant role for fats in the diet and it is very important to understand…

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Runner’s Diet [Infographic]

Runner’s Diet [Infographic]

Ready, Steady, Go! Put on your running shoes, and your running mood, and go out for a run, but don’t forget about proper runner’s diet or “fuel”, as it is plays an essential role in your performance. Running is world’s most accessible sport, which welcomes…

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Food Allergy

Food Allergy

Food allergies – what would seem to be a problem affecting only small children and their parents faced with this problem. But is it really? Unfortunately, nowadays more often malaise is caused by eating, which in turn causes problems for many people of all ages….

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Healthy Green Smoothies

Healthy Green Smoothies

Article written by Keegan Kreaemer I often find it amazing people’s adherence to green foods. Far too many times have I handed someone a healthy green smoothie just to see a look of disgust on their face, until… they try it. “Wow,” they exclaim, “this…

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Nutrigenomics – are your genes responsible for your health?

Nutrigenomics – are your genes responsible for your health?

Article written by Landi Van Der Westhuizen,  Registered Dietitian Obesity is a complex disease of multifactorial origin with a polygenic condition affected by environmental factors. Weight changes through life depend on the interaction of environmental, behavioral and genetic factors. A very new field in the…

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Dieting? Read this interview with our dietitian first!

Dieting? Read this interview with our dietitian first!

A time may come in your life when you start considering whether to go on a diet. Maybe this thought has already visited you. What kind of questions do you ask yourself? Do you search for an advice on the Internet or ask someone who…

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14 Tips To Dump That Sweet Tooth

14 Tips To Dump That Sweet Tooth

14 Tips To Dump That Sweet Tooth We all have it, that sweet tooth. Even if you’re not a chocolate lover, there are moments when your body seems to be screaming: I. Need. Something. Sweet. NOW! We often feel a strong urge to eat sweets when stressed…

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Young People Want (Healthy) Food!

Young People Want (Healthy) Food!

Young People Want (Healthy) Food! In the times of ubiquitous love for highly processed foods posing a serious global problem, it brings hope to observe a new emerging trend: young people pay more and more attention to healthy eating. The numbers might not be impressive…

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The Trap of the Most Effective Diet

The Trap of the Most Effective Diet

The Trap of the Most Effective Diet Whatever the goal we set for ourselves, we usually try to find the best way to reach it. The deal is similar with weight loss. We can safely assume that no one wants to spend months leading a…

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When healthy food becomes your obsession – Orthorexia.

When healthy food becomes your obsession – Orthorexia.

Orthorexia Healthy nutrition, balanced diet, providing adequate amounts of macro-and micronutrients with food – these topics are often raised by the people who work out regularly. Recognizing the importance of the quality of food is a valid issue and generally should not be considered a…

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