Diet and Nutrition

These articles provide advice on healthy eating for sports, weight loss and general wellbeing. Diet is vital to health, so we explain what a healthy diet is and how it affects your weight. We also have a growing selection of diet plans.

Are Chocolate Easter Eggs Healthy?

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In 2010 German health scientists declared that chocolate is actually good for us, which means that chocolate Easter Eggs are not as unhealthy as many people think. Although chocolate is very high in calories, due to all the sugar and…

Can A Vegetable Based Diet Can Cure Diabetes?

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New research has shown that a healthy diet that is loaded with vegetables can improve some diabetes risk factors. According to the research, vegan diets are better still. Health scientists at the George Washington University found that eating a plant-based diet reduces…

Give Up Pork For Better Health

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For centuries Jews and Muslims have banned the consumption of pork on the grounds of health. Although the exact reason why pork was banned is unclear, it is probably because the environment on pork tends to allow bacteria to multiple…

Nutritional Advice For Distance Runners

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Long distance running requires a great deal of commitment, motivation, and determination. This needs to be applied to both training and competition and in order to compete and train at your best, you need to make sure that you are…

Is Bare Naked Foods the answer to obesity?

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This week’s Dragons Den (BBC TV, UK) saw an ex-fitness instructor present his new health food idea to the Dragons. The food is low sugar, gluten free noodles and pasta, and the company is called Bare Naked Foods. The company…

Peter Attia’s Weight Loss Diet Plan

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What Peter discovered will hopefully change the way we all think about food and health. If it leads to radical government intervention then there really may be a possibility of reversing the obesity crisis.