Legumes and Grains.

Consuming meals that include legumes and grains has been shown to reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, weight gain. and can when consumed four times a week can even cut your risk of heart disease by 30%. Your blood sugar will be better controlled when you eat legumes and grains, and inflammation can be reduced by increasing their consumption. Legumes and grains are also great for your digestive system, they are rich in fiber and full of vitamins and minerals.


Quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") is a kind of edible seed available in a variety of colours, including black, red, yellow, white, and other shades of brown. Plants from the Andean area of South America, notably Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Peru, have...

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Carbohydrates — sugar, starches and fibre, — are essential food nutrients that your body turns into glucose to give you the energy to function. Complex carbs in fruits, vegetables and whole-grain products are less likely to spike blood sugar than...

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Gluten Free Or Gluten Intolerance

Gluten-free labels appear to be appearing everywhere, including on foods that never had gluten to begin with. Is this a health trend you should get on board with... or avoid? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye,...

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The Gluten Imposters

Does your diet make you feel sick and you can't work out why? The issue could be that your meal isn't as healthy as it appears, it may contain gluten. Even trace amounts of gluten might cause gastrointestinal troubles in...

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Is Bread A Fattening Food

People often think they are doing something healthy for themselves by switching their white bread for whole wheat bread.  Although whole wheat certainly is a better option than white, whole wheat bread can still be preventing you from losing that...

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