Why eat fish?

Why eat fish?

1.   Excellent source of protein Fish is an excellent source of protein and provides per gram similar amounts of protein compared with chicken and red meat. An adequate protein intake is essential to sustain many complex metabolic processes in our bodies. These processes include the maintenance ...
Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a group of conditions that include coronary heart disease (CHD), atherosclerosis, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, small vessel disease, and heart failure (HF).These conditions are interrelated and often coexist. Atherosclerosis involves the narrowing of the a...
Women’s health: what’s important?

Women’s health: what’s important?

A balanced diet is a cornerstone of health. Women, like men, should enjoy a variety of healthful foods from all of the foods groups, including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, low-fat or fat-free dairy and lean protein. Women also have special nutrient needs, and, during each stage...
What makes a health breakfast?

What makes a health breakfast?

Step 1 Half-fill your plate or bowl with colour from nature’s colour palette in the form of fruit or vegetables, such as grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, roasted vegetables, and so on.   Step 2 Choose a right starch in the form of low-GI/ health bread toast, a high-fibre cereal, baked beans Best ...
Vegetables you will definitely love

Vegetables you will definitely love

We all know that vegetables are good for us and help protect us from diseases.  In such a way that even from the science perspective most nutritional guidelines from different societies and associations around the world have their first guideline as “Eat at least 5 Vegetables & Fruits a day”...