Why Low and No fat Diets are Dangerous to Health

avocado_tasteful_and_healthy_206917Fat has gained a name for being a “baddie” in our diets. This is basically because it contains 9 calories per gram compared to carbs and protein at roughly 4 per gram. Omitting fat in favour of eating extra carbohydrate is a really bad idea though. Funnily enough, within our body, these excess carbohydrates eaten also turn into fat!

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TO DRINK COW’S MILK OR AN OPTIONAL ‘MILK’

TO DRINK COW’S MILK OR AN OPTIONAL ‘MILK’

cows milkWhether to drink cow’s milk or not is a topic hugely debated. From my personal experience there are lots of people who have health problems that result from drinking milk or eating products with milk proteins in them.

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Why I Think Most Weight Loss Plans Don’t Work!

 MAKE WEIGHT LOSS EASY 

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Wise weight loss

Having observed many people coming to me who are on weight loss plans I often worry about the quantity of nutrients that they are actually consuming.

If they still eat a fair amount of empty carbs in the form of any biscuit/sweeties, white bread, rice, pasta or potato then they are most likely going short on essential fats and essential proteins.

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Health Benefits of Cucumbers

 Cucumbers

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My garden is awash with cucumbers but as they are great for juicing I am sure they will be all eaten up. The humble cucumber has many great health benefits some of which are listed below. If you can source organic then that’s a great bonus  Continue reading Health Benefits of Cucumbers