Healthy Diet

Butternut Squash Falafels and Homemade Tortillas

Butternut Squash Falafels and Homemade Tortillas Ingredients Half a butternut squash 1 onion 1 tin chickpeas 2 garlic gloves Salt, pepper and other flavourings such as garam masala, coriander, cumin, mixed herbs. Method Cut the squash into cubes and slice the onion Preheat the oven to 180 Cut the squash into cubes and slice the …

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The Importance of Carbs, Fibre and Resistant Starch in Your Diet

The way that the body digests the food that we eat is really important and can play a crucial role in weight loss. Here are some of the key players in the diet when it comes to food digestion.   Carbohydrates: Friend or Foe? Carbs are often seen as the bad guys in our diets. …

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Vitamin D: Who is at risk?

You may well be deficient in vitamin D and have no idea. Deficiency is incredibly common and most people don’t realise. Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency include depression, muscle pain, hair loss, tiredness, and bone pain. All vitamins in the diet are important and play a role in maintaining health and wellness, but vitamin D …

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Inflammation in the Body: Can Food and Diet Help?

What is Inflammation? Inflammation in the body should be seen as a good thing. It is the body’s way of fighting off foreign invaders and helping the body repair itself. For example, overcoming colds, removing an ingrown hair, protecting a sprained ankle, and so on. However, inflammation can get out of control and become an …

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