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How to reduce your salt intake

Posted on 6 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Salt is a chemical compound made up of sodium and chloride. It’s used to preserve and flavour foods and is the main source of sodium in our diet. A small…

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Eating well to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency

Posted on 5 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Vitamin B12 helps keep your body’s nerve and blood cells healthy. It helps make DNA, the genetic material in your cells. It also helps prevent a type of anaemia that…

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Cancer-fighting foods

Posted on 5 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Research on the link between foods and cancer tends to focus on two components: phytochemicals and antioxidants. Phytochemicals are plant-based substances that are believed to have positive effects on human…

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Nutrition Topics

How much sugar are adults drinking?

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in Nutrition

Chart made out of pictures to demonstrate how much sugar is contained in drinks that adults usually drink.

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How much sugar are children drinking ?

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in Nutrition

Chart made out of pictures to demonstrate how much sugar is contained in drinks that children usually drink.

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Trans fats

Posted on 10 July, 2020 in Nutritional facts

Trans fatty acids, sometimes shortened to trans fats or TFA, are unsaturated fatty acids with at least one double bond in the trans configuration. Unsaturated fatty acids are derived metabolically…

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