Diet

Diet

Anyone interested in living a happier, healthier life would be wise to review their diet to ensure they're getting a wide spectrum of nutrients and the foods needed for a healthy body and mind.

As well as controlling weight and enhancing body composition the foods and supplements you consume can also impact energy levels, mental function, hormone levels and cardiovascular health.

Depending on your goals you may also find our weight loss diets section helpful.


Easy to browse glycemic index list
Easy to browse glycemic index list
Chances are you have heard of the glycemic index (GI) before, especially if you take an interest in the food items you consume and... Read
All about linseeds, flax-seeds and flax-seed oil
All about linseeds, flax-seeds and flax-seed oil
A look at linseeds/flax-seeds and flax-seed oil. What’s in flaxseeds, what are its health benefits, how do I eat/cook them ... Read
Ketogenic diets and ketoacidosis
Ketogenic diets and ketoacidosis
Everybody knows that ketogenic diets like Atkins' destroys your kidneys and rots your bones, right? WRONG! Everybody knows that ... Read
All about coconut oil
All about coconut oil
Coconut oil is ~91% saturated fatty acids, ~7% monounsaturated fatty acids, ~2% omega-6 fatty acids and zero omega-3 fatty acids. ... Read
All about fats
All about fats
Saturated fats are usually described as "bad" and polyunsaturates are usually described as "good". This is simplistic. Everything ... Read
All about eggs
All about eggs
The amino acid scores for whole egg , white and yolk are 136, 145 and 146 respectively. Eggs are a good source of complete ... Read
Cholesterol and coronary heart disease
Cholesterol and coronary heart disease
Cholesterol & coronary heart disease get mentioned in the media quite a lot. Unfortunately, most of what you see & hear is... Read
All about blood glucose, insulin and diabetes
All about blood glucose, insulin and diabetes
At any given moment, there is about 4.5g of glucose circulating in your blood (5mmol/l x 180g x 5l). As the brain alone uses about... Read

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