Here is an introduction to the common misconceptions that are currently being spread to do with Cholesterol and how good it is for us and why it occurs. Also discussed are the real markers for issues such as heart disease. Do you actually know the truth?
“Cut the feet to fit the shoes” Heart and circulatory disease is the UK’s biggest killer. In 2002, cardiovascular disease (CVD) caused 39% of deaths in the UK. Eat a low fat diet and you will reduce your risk of heart disease, so convention tells us. Could one of the most popular assumptions about the [...]
A really important aspect of good Health & Fitness blogging, in my opinion is to right what I see as ‘nutritional wrongs’, and there are many of them out there! So, if there’s a common perception that artificial sweeteners are better than sugar for weight loss, but there’s really no evidence for that, then I’m [...]
I get many questions on why Organ meats are nutritionally superior to muscle meats, so here is a simple explanation of why by Sally Fallon, an expert in the area. Why Organ Meats? Compared with muscle meats, organ meats are richer in just about every nutrient, including minerals like phosphorus, iron, copper, magnesium and iodine, [...]
BBC Radio 4 recently had a brief item about margarine. The item focused on the fact that margarine manufacturers can trumpet the presence of ‘heart-healthy’ omega-3 fats on the label. Professor Jack Winkler, Professor of Nutrition Policy at London Metropolitan University made the claim that such labelling is misleading. It seems that margarine manufacturers are [...]