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Entries Tagged as 'Nutrition'

Bread Face Off: White Bread vs. Wholemeal Bread

July 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments

British call it wholemeal bread and American call it whole wheat bread. That is not the discussion today. What I intend to do is to find out which one is better, wholemeal bread or the normal white bread. First of all, we have 2 types of wheat flour, white flour and wholemeal flour. To produce […]

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The Secret To Eat Chocolate For Health Benefits

June 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments

You probably have read about news saying chocolate can lower blood pressure and therefore is good for health. Don’t be happy too quickly and drive straight to supermarket to grab as many chocolate as possible. Why? Read on to find out key 3 things about this fact:

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What To Eat To Gain Weight For Hardgainer?

May 16th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Your best friend wants to lose weight.  Your neighbor wants to lose friend.  Everyone seems to have too much fat.  Due to high publicity on overweight and obesity issue in our society, more emphasis is placed on weight loss rather than gaining weight. But, there is one forgotten group of thin people struggling to put […]

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Should We Replace Fresh Fruit with Dried Fruit?

March 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

While I was doing grocery shopping, I overhead a mother telling her daughter to get few packets of dried apricots. She told her that dried fruit is as good as fresh fruit. Interesting. Is dried fruit really as good as fresh fruit? Let’s look at the good and bad before we jump into conclusion. Advantages […]

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What Everyone Ought To Know About Soluable and Insoluable Fiber

February 6th, 2009 · 7 Comments

You probably know what fiber is and its importance in a balanced diet. Fiber is not a nutrient. It does not contain calories.  Also, do you know that we have two types of fiber – soluble and insoluble fiber?  Let’s look at what they are. Insoluable Fibre Insoluble fiber helps your bowel to pass food […]

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The Diet Book You Can’t Miss – In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

December 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This book is an eye opener when comes to food – Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. It is not really a typical diet book with recipe or calorie counting. The author shared with us why Western diet is the unhealthiest in the world. In fact, Michael Polloan’s 2006 book, “The Ominvore’s […]

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