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The Benefits of Caffeine

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What is caffeine? Caffeine is a naturally occurring stimulant that is available in several different forms; we can find it in food (chocolate), drinks (tea, coffee, energy drinks), as well as in tablet and powder form.  Whilst caffeine is the main active ingredient in coffee, it contains other compounds which can make it difficult to […]

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How Safe Are Artificial Sweeteners? Are They Really Causing Obesity and Diabetes?

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For many, low calorie sweeteners play a very important dietary role – they allow us to consume sweet tasting food and drinks with virtually no calories. There is, however, much controversy surrounding the safety of sweeteners which means they are barely out of the news these days.  For example, the Daily Mail recently stated that ‘artificial […]

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Is ‘organic’ better?

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Is it really worth buying organic produce?  What does it mean and what really is the difference between organic and non-organic?  Read my short article to find out what the research says so you can make an enlightened decision on whether you should buy organic or not. What does organic mean? According to the Department […]

The Truth About Turmeric & It’s Benefits For Your Health

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Turmeric is a common spice found in most kitchen cupboards these days that has received a lot of hype for its ‘health’ benefits.   It is believed to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties as well as providing protection against cardiovascular conditions.  But how true are these claims?  Can it really help a plethora of […]