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Honey vs. sugar

Due to being naturally produced from bees, honey is recommended as a superior nutritional option to sugar, which has been processed. However is that really the case? Is honey better than sugar?

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Healthy eating during the holidays

During this period many of us eat more and gain weight. Is there an antidote to that? Here we’ll analyse the three phases of healthy eating, and draw to a close with the role of exercise.

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Sugar: brown vs white

Wholegrain foods are considered the better choice when compared to “white” grains (meaning non wholegrain, refined). Therefore brown in foods is linked to health. However, similar claims are made about brown sugar which is often cited as better relative to white sugar.

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Antioxidants: what they are and what they do

Antioxidants are natural defenders against oxidation. They are an army of substances that prevent cell damage, while free radicals are the opposing army. Their actions are only understood in unison. Below, we briefly explain what antioxidants are and what they do, how free radicals are generated, the sources of antioxidants and their health benefits.

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Gluten-free or gluten-full diet?

Supermarkets’ selves are stocked with gluten-free products while more and more people regard gluten as Satan. How much of that is real and how much is a passing trend? A dietitian tries to decipher the latest research findings.

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