Tag - processed foods

Is it bad to eat the same thing every day?

There's a vast and almost endless supply of food available to us Westerners, both in terms of quantity and variety. With so much to choose from, why are many of us stuck eating the exact same thing every day? When describing a healthy diet, the term "balanced" is thrown...

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Sodium – Effects, Sources, Recommendations & Lowering Strategies

What we commonly refer to as table salt is made up of two elements (sodium and chlorine) and known as sodium chloride. Though a high sodium intake is associated with adverse health effects, a small amount is required to maintain normal bodily functions. Unfortunately, with an increased reliance on...

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Top 5 Things to Avoid When Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping, when done right, provides one of the best opportunities to clean up your diet and improve your eating habits. Loading your refrigerator and pantry full of healthy choices will go a long way in helping you eat more nutritious foods while making the wrong choices will do...

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Are frozen dinners such as ‘Healthy Choice’ actually healthy?

Frozen dinners are foods that you buy pre-cooked and can eat within minutes of turning your microwave on. The downside is that a factory takes all the power away and does the "cooking" for you. Ingredients You do not know what ingredients are used or how clean the "kitchen" is. Processing...

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