Gelatine or gelatin is a translucent, colourless, brittle and flavourless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones; it's just basically a processed version of a structural protein called collagen that is found in many animals, including humans...
Britain - nay the world is on the verge of demonising vital, healthy foods that kids need in their diets. Fruit, fruit juice and milk are not the enemy when it comes to the sugar debate. If we're not careful Mum's are going miss the point altogether and will dump these nutrient packed foods in the bin along with the cola, sweets and chocolate. ..
The term 'Drunkorexia' is relatively new, but the condition is not. Drunkorexia is a combination of alcoholism and anorexia or bulimia. Usually, a person suffering from drunkorexia will deprive himself or herself of food during the day, in an attempt to keep calories under control when he or she goes drinking later.
The enduring struggle to curb degenerative diseases through improved nutrition has reached a critical juncture. Knowledge that sugar, not saturated fat, promotes these diseases is spreading widely. Nutrition-oriented communities mustn't squander this rare historical opportunity. The Paleo and Vegan communities should act strategically, intelligently, and decisively.
Even if you know what you should eat, it is still hard to break old habits. It's not what you are eating, but what's eating you. For me, and I suspect it is the same for most people, our attitude to food is as much about emotion as it is about satisfying hunger.
One woman mentioned that she dived for the nearest packet of crisps and bottle of wine upon receiving the invite. Another has deliberately planned a work project which conveniently means she cannot attend, while another has decided to be really "tough" on herself for the next four weeks before her brother's wedding.
It seems like there is never a time when green leafy vegetables fail to be the ideal food type! And yet again, here we are with the likes of spinach, cauliflower, cucumber, cabbage and broccoli keeping hunger at bay. This time it is not the array of minerals and vitamins that is contained in the vegetables, but the substantial water amount, that is at work keeping us full and healthy.
True, we are surrounded by junk foods, packed with sugar, fat and salt and generally processed to the extreme - but which ones are the real worst foods to eat, the foods that you really should avoid?
It's been a while since I wrote on my favourite subject, dogs. Well I am a member on Face Book of a group called 'Bloodhound Owners'.
Recently there has been a lot of backlash against the Gluten Free 'Fad'. Some journalists and researchers say that the gluten protein is needed in our diet for nutrition and that removing it is harmful to our health.
I'm now on a plant based, gluten free, sugar free, high nutrient, anti-inflammatory, juice infused, smoothie obsessed, rotation diet. I very rarely eat anything out of a packet (even if it fulfils my diet criteria), and I spend most of my daily energy on preparing my food. I have slip ups (it's normal when you make such dramatic changes), but I know that what I'm doing is right for my body.
It's not being fat or thin that gets people laid, it's believing they can and knowing they are sexy. Sexiness isn't about counting calories and constant self-doubt it is about self belief and sometimes saying, 'Sod the diet, give me wine! Give me cheese! Give me chocolate!'
This little thought technique could well be the key that unlocks fat loss for you, especially if the main reason you find healthy eating difficult is that you miss the enjoyment you get from eating fattening food.
You Did Not Eat That made the news this week and was dubbed "hilarious" and "mad genius" by a host of women's websites. But I'm calling bullshit on this skinny-shaming tripe because it's not funny, it's not okay and I'm sick to death of women being called out for what they have or have not eaten.
It seems that supermarkets have a big role to play when it comes to helping people make better choices. Simple strategies, such as removing chocolate and sweets from checkouts and prompting the sale of fruit and veg, is a start. But can we apply similar ideas throughout the whole store?
Stop thinking that the next new diet fad is the Holy Grail and start making small lifestyle changes. Boring and sensible, perhaps, but it works and you can stop obsessing about food and get on with your life.