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Apple cider vinegar: health hero or overhyped fad?
There are claims it’ll help with weight loss, diabetes and potassium intake, not to mention the long list of general health benefits available to anyone who can keep it down. But does it live up to the hype? Let’s take a look at the facts.
Can veggie powders and juicing really replace vegetables?
For the sake of convenience, reaching for veggie powders and juices might seem like a great idea, but they won’t deliver the same nutrients.
Can cinnamon help blood sugar levels?
So many spices have hidden secret super powers – or so we’re lead to believe. Bupa dietitian Rosalyn D’Angelo looks at the potential power of cinnamon, and if there’s any truth to the rumour that it can lower blood sugar levels.
Coconut oil vs. olive oil: which is better for you?
In the battle of the oils, Bupa Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo looks at whether coconut oil is healthier than olive oil.
Getting clarity on a grainy picture
Most of us aren’t eating enough grains and, as a result, we’re missing out on some pretty impressive health benefits…
What the hell is Koji?
There are so many new trends and buzz words out there at the moment when it comes to food and so called “super foods”. One of them you may have heard of is Koji. And no, we’re not becoming confused with Goji.
Cacao, cocoa, and chocolate: what is the difference?
When I first saw the word cacao, I just thought it was cocoa spelled wrong! But I delved a little deeper.
Does turmeric have medicinal benefits?
Can turmeric offer us more than just a delicious flavour and beautiful colour? Dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo gives us the low down.
What the hell is Kombucha tea?
It sounds like some sort of reworked spiritual song that originated with “Kumbaya”… but it’s not.
Superfoods, or super marketing?
The recent ‘superfood’ trend has seen supermarket shelves and café menus become awash with exotic ingredients claiming to deliver greater internal health and wellbeing.
But do superfoods live up to their purported health benefits? We chat to the experts to find out.
Nuts about nuts
Nuts are a nutritional powerhouse. They’re a great source of protein, and they are packed full of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals - all the good stuff!
Are the benefits of coconut oil fad or fab?
It’s been labelled a superfood with amazing medicinal benefits but is coconut oil really all it’s cracked up to be?