February 10, 2019

Over the past decade, studies have pitted low-fat diets against low-carb diets to determine which one is superior for losing weight. Most have turned up similar results: There is little, if any, difference between the two diets in the number of pounds lost after a year...

June 24, 2018

Pulses (beans, peas and lentils) are a humble food; inexpensive and inoffensive. But could they be the secret to lowering your blood glucose levels?

A good lentil dhal does the body (and soul) a whole lot of good after a busy day at work. It’s warm, tasty and apparently...

June 4, 2018

Love eggs? Well you're in luck.  New evidence suggests that consuming one egg daily could be more than just healthy, it could be lifesaving. 

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally. In fact more people die annually from cardiovascular di...

May 21, 2018

If your diet is low on vegetables, you've got a perfectly good excuse to have a nutritious gluten-free purple potato that's rich in antioxidants.   

Caught up in a fad dieting fever, you may be guilty of ditching the humble potato out of fear that the carby vegetab...

May 5, 2018

We all love delicious foods, even if we know they may not be good for us. Foods high in energy – specifically sweet, salty and fatty foods – tend to taste the best.

This is likely because our ancestors needed to seek out nutritious, high-energy foods when food sources w...