Category Archives: Healthy Food

Is our food becoming less…. “Foody”?

“Since 1940 there has been a tremendous decline in the micronutrient density of foods. In the UK for example, there has been loss of magnesium in beef (−4 to −8%), bacon (−18%), chicken (−4%), cheddar cheese (−38%), parmesan cheese (−70%), whole milk (−21%) and vegetables (−24%). The loss of magnesium during food refining/processing is significant: white flour (−82%), polished rice (−83%), starch (−97%) and white sugar (−99%). Since 1968 the magnesium content in wheat has dropped almost 20%…..” Continue reading

Cholesterol – Is it Really A Villain?

Have you been told that you have high cholesterol and need to use medication? Or maybe one of your family members has had a stroke or heart attack and you are worried about saturated fats?  For many years we’ve been told by the media, health professionals and food manufacturers that cholesterol and saturated fats are bad, and can cause your arteries to clog up, leading to heart disease.  But is fat the real villain?

In fact, the current research dismisses the direct link between cholesterol and saturated fat intake with cardiovascular disease (CVD) (12)

Cholesterol is essential to health

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