10 tips to help you read food labels
Familiarising yourself with food labels means arming yourself with as much knowledge about the food you are about to consume as possible. Does this product take you closer to your goals, or does this product take you further from your goals? It’s a confusing territory, especially owing to the voluntary nature of some food labelling, and what manufacturers can do to dodge some of the more directive labelling such as a red traffic light (more below). Think of this post as an FAQ on label reading.
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Why the amount of alcohol you drink impacts your cancer risk
This week is Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH), which aims to get EU and national policy makers to pledge to address alcohol related harm in Europe. The theme for this year’s AWARH is Alcohol and Cancer. Orla Dolan from Breakthrough Cancer Research discusses the links between alcohol and cancer.
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This recipe for coconut lime banana bread will fuel your workout
Physical inactivity is one of the primary drivers of many chronic diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. Daily exercise should be part of a healthy lifestyle, and the food you eat around this physical activity can really optimise your energy levels, your recovery, and changes in body composition that will further promote health. Check out this VIDEO recipe from Carla Bredin of Wildhealthy.
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How to host a healthy party!
Healthy hosting is all about using good quality ingredients to create your own drinks, dips, and snacks. Watch this VIDEO by Carla Bredin on how to make delicious non alcoholic ginger beer for your next gathering! There's a host of healthy snacks in this blog post too.
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