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carbs

Food & nutrition
September 26, 2016

5 Bad breakfast ideas!

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Is this true? While the debate is going on, one thing is certain: breakfast can be the worst meal of the day. It all depends on the contents of that bowl you shovelled down on your way to work. Nope: not all breakfasts are created equal. Here are the bad guys you need to avoid: no matter what time of day it is! High fibre or whole grain cereals Sure, that box of cereal says: “whole grain” or “high fibre”, but that may not be all it contains! Highlighting grain or…
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Food & nutrition
May 15, 2014

Can a low-carb diet weaken your immune system?

Carbohydrates have never really had a good reputation. In fact, they seem to be the one food group that people genuinely fear and try to avoid like the plague! But is it a rational fear? Well, that depends which side of the low-carb high-fat (LCHF) diet fence you sit on. But first, let’s take a closer look at what carbs actually are, how they work in your body, and what kind of balance your body needs to keep a strong immune system as we go into winter. (more…)
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