Following a healthy diet is not just about the food you’re consuming, but also how it’s packaged.
You’ve heard about superfoods that boost your brain power and refuel your energy, right? Well, on the other side of the coin are foods that can actually be bad for your brain or emotional wellbeing. Here are five emotionally toxic foods to cut from your diet.
Following an organic diet and letting your kids do the same is a good way to reduce your pesticide consumption. However, there are some important things to bear in mind if you are choosing to let your children go the organic route.
Food markets are the new flea markets. A few years ago, people would gladly spend their Sundays browsing through antiques, cell phone covers and clothes. Today, we’re all about finding the best craft beer, gourmet food and interesting ingredients. Here are a few food markets that you can check out in Gauteng:
We live in the superfood age, with new and nutritious foods constantly waving for our attention because they are said to improve our health. One of the latest foods in the superfood spotlight is the exotic-sounding kañiwa.
Lowering your fat intake can be a healthier option for you – but not always. It might even set back your weight-loss goals. Read on to learn the fat facts before you cut fat out of your diet completely or embark on a low-fat diet.
There are a few great things about winter. Besides lovely jackets, scarves and boots – you get to snuggle under the covers and watch TV or stay indoors in front of a fireplace. Not only do the cooler winter months greatly reduce the feeling of fomo (because ‘going out’ sounds like a great idea until you realise you have to actually get dressed and leave your warm house)
With all the chemicals in food, you’re probably consuming a lot of pesticides without even realising it. These toxins can lead to various health issues and diseases. A study shows yet another good reason to opt for an organic diet – it can lower your pesticide exposure.
You have to eat your fruits and veggies, but they don’t always feel that appealing during the colder months when you want to indulge in satisfying and hot meals. That doesn’t mean you should skip your five a day, though. Here are some winter recipes to sneak them into foods and make them more comforting.
If you’re on a raw food diet, you might wonder how to make your meals comforting in the colder months. Hey, we all need a bit of delicious and soothing foods to get us through winter!