Is Your Salad Worse Than a Big Mac?
This is a really interesting question because most of us make the assumption that salads are healthy without giving the answer much thought. In fact the word ‘salad’ seems to epitomise health. Whenever I have asked clients to name a healthy food one of the first responses I am used to hearing is ‘salad’. One […]
Are Snack Bars Really Healthy?
Snack Bars seem to be a God-send to the health conscious. A few years ago Nature Valley came out with the first granola bars. Since then snack bars have quickly become one of the most popular on the go food items you can buy. Why are they so popular? Well for one thing they are […]
Is Your Cheese Healthy?
Low price and TV commercials have made processed cheese one of the most popular foods in the world. They created an image of a healthy cheese, made from natural milk and other ingredients. This image is severely distorted, studies showing that it is actually very harmful to human health. Processed cheese contains a lot of […]
Why You Should NEVER Eat Fried Food
Fried food at restaurants is often a health disaster. Most people have been warned away from eating fried food for one reason or another, all revolving around the fact that it is simply bad for you. The problem with eating fried food outside of your home is that restaurants don’t have the incentive to invest […]
The Real Truth About Potatoes (Are They Really Bad?)
Potatoes certainly receive mixed reviews- they’re vegetables, which are healthy, but they’re also full of starch, which breaks down into sugar during digestion. As a starch, potatoes are made up of long chains of simple sugar molecules, which break down into individual glucose molecules in the body. People who are on a fat loss diet […]