Nutrition

Combined with physical activity, optimum nutrition can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight and reduce your risk of developing a wide range of chronic diseases (like heart disease, diabetes and cancer).

A complete diet will provide all the nutrients required for the correct functioning of our body’s. Nutrients consist of the main food groups we are familiar with, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. In broad terms they are required for growth and energy, whereas vitamins and minerals are used for more specific functions for example vitamin A is required for good eye sight and calcium is needed for healthy teeth and bones.

Despite the fact that nutrition in combination with physical exercise is one of the essential building blocks of a healthy body well into your old age, medical students today receive less than 24 hours of nutrition training on average. It’s no wonder that dietary and nutritional guidelines continue to miss the mark when it comes to advising the public on their nutrition.

Consider these common scenarios that many of us will encounter: Is saturated fat your enemy? Should I eat low-fat or full-fat? What about artificial sweeteners, are they an ideal weight loss aid?

These questions exemplify the great deal of confusion around understanding which food groups are detrimental to your health and which groups we need to boost our consumption of. For instance, we’re continually told by the mainstream to avoid saturated fat and yet more and more research is beginning to show that saturated fat is an essential component of a healthy and balanced diet.

The Daily Health aims to add some common sense to all the confusion, so delve into the extensive Nutrition archive to learn more about how you can start a new, healthy lifestyle to keep ill-health at bay.

Latest Articles in Nutrition

diabetes, obesity

How To Control Diabetes With A Balanced Diet And Nuts

When I wrote the article, 'Wrong Dietary Advice For Diabetics 'May Have Killed Millions'', one of our readers, Patrick Harris left the following comment: "Has no-one researched th...

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GM Foods

FSA is Anything But Impartial Over Genetically Modified Foods

Recently, there has been a major upheaval at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) with the resignation of two of its advisors. This happened in light of accusations that the FSA is abou...

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candida

Distinguish Good Carbs From Bad Carbs

Here's some bizarre logic: Encourage women of childbearing age (well call these millions of women WOCBA) to eat highly processed bread products because that's the only way many of...

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probiotic

Gagging Order Imposed On Yoghurt Probiotic

The voluntary UK advertising watchdog, Advertising Standards Agency (ASA), has told Danone to cease broadcasting TV adverts that state its one-shot probiotic drinking yoghurt, coul...

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camu camu berry

Exploring the benefits of super fruit Camu Camu berries

Regular readers of our daily alert will already know about the numerous health benefits of berries, especially their powerful natural antioxidant properties. It seems that the floo...

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alzheimer's disease

This ONE Thing Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s And Dementia

 A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) suggests that individuals with a high daily intake of antioxidant-rich fruit and veg also demonstrate higher cog...

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fibre, nutrition

Address Fatigue And Take Better Care Of Your Immune System

Autumn seems to be on our doorstep with a noticeable chill in the air. So, it makes sense that we start now to boost our immune systems with a nutrition boost for the coming winter...

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chocolate, dark chocolate

Chocolate & Health: Is Dark Chocolate Really Good For You?

'Finish your dark chocolate! It's good for you!' I wonder if that's a line children are hearing since we recently learnt that dark chocolate is 'healthy.' According to the headl...

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sugar tax, sucralose, sugar, artificial sweeteners, aspartame

Aspartame: ‘Sweet Poison’ Is About To Get The Boot

Here at the Daily Health we have written so much about the toxic effects of Aspartame, the artificial sweetener. Now, after years of controversy it seems that things may end up bei...

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Alli: Dangers In A Diet Pill

Alli: Dangers In A Diet Pill

The pressure is on and with August around the corner and beach holidays looming it is no wonder that I ??ve seen a few television ads for Alli ?? the new over-the-counter ??mirac...

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