For years, we’ve been told fat is the enemy. Now, high-fat, low-carb diets have put it at the top of our shopping lists. So what’s the real skinny on fats?
Whichever way you peel it, fruit and veg are at the core of good health, well known to reduce the risk of chronic degenerative diseases, including hypertension, heart problems, Type 2 diabetes and even some cancers. That’s where juicing comes in. Fasting fans list five main benefits … and dietitians give their responses. So, is juicing worth the hype?
Think you’re gluten-intolerant? Do your homework before cutting out food groups. Found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye, gluten is the protein that gives dough its stretchy consistency when you knead it, and helps breads and cakes keep their shape. But while it may do your baking a world of good, some people cannot stomach it. We asked dietitian Nazeeia Sayed to separate the wheat from the chaff.