Understanding Health Claims

Understanding Health Benefits

Understanding Health Benefits

A health claim on a product describes a relationship between the food and health. It means that health benefits may occur when consuming the food or the nutrients within that specific food. For example, consumption of the food may contribute to boosting the body’s defence system or improve bone density. Types of health claims include ‘functional health claims’, ‘risk reduction health claims’ and ‘claims referring to children’s development’. Continue reading “Understanding Health Claims”

The Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

Confused about keto? The ketogenic is not just another low-carb diet, the ketogenic diet is extremely controlled and requires attention to each food consumed. It involves a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate diet. Approximately 70% of total energy per day would come from fat, 25% from protein and 5% from carbohydrate. Continue reading “The Ketogenic Diet”

Good4U Myth Busters: Sugar Causes Diabetes?

Sugar

Sugar

Nope. Just nope. This is a big myth which I would like to seriously bust!
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Good4U Myth Busters: Gluten Free

Gluten Myth

Gluten Myth

“Gluten free is a healthier option”, this is something that I hear every week and it seems that we are confused about gluten. Let me help out a little with that confusion. Continue reading “Good4U Myth Busters: Gluten Free”

Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Immune System

10 Immune Boosting Foods

‘Tis the season- for colds and sneezin’
As the weather begins to get colder, your immune system is weakened, people are more prone to sore throats and runny noses. The cold and flu season generally begins in September, it can last right through to April and we all usually experience the nasty symptoms at least once during this period.
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