When you think potatoes, would you think unhealthy? For chips and crisps sure, but surprisingly a paper published in the British Medical Journal found that potato prepared in many ways can lead to high blood pressure.
The world’s supply chain of omega 3 fatty acids is in trouble. We have reported on it a number of times in this blog. But a new project is underway involving in the University of Nottingham, CHAIN Biotech and Calysta, Inc. to produce it from a gas that we would…
Yes, that is a nice thing to hear on a Friday afternoon. It would seem that those who eat chocolate on a regular basis seem to have a lower chance of developing diabetes.
That’s right, that wonderful strong smelling green stuff that helps keep your beer from going bad and gives it some great bitterness, flavour and aroma to boot may also be able to help against metabolic syndrome.
Another log has been added to the saturated vs unsaturated and omega 3, omega 6 ratio fire. And if the fiery debate was showing any signs of dying down this should certainly get it going again.
People in the west are starting to look at fermented foods for health reasons, but across the rest of the globe it is simply what people do to preserve their food and make it more digestible.
In a time when so much emphasis is put on carbohydrate, protein and fat levels in the different fad diets, it is easy to forget about that somewhat unsung hero of your regularity, fibre.
Are you looking to reduce those love handles but without the hunger discomfort? Then including a daily dose of beans and pulses seems like a possible way to go.
If you want to prevent cataracts in old age what should you do? Protect your eyes with sunglasses, don’t smoke, but what about your diet?
“Camphor what?” Is what I guess some of you are thinking right now. Those among you that use a vapour rub in the winter to help with decongestion or a vapour nasal stick might think it sounds familiar. That is because that is generally what the oil is used for…