5 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

It’s common these days to hear that eating healthily is expensive. But is it, really? A Healthy Diet The truth is, no single food has it all. No one food has all the essential nutrients the body needs on a daily basis. That is why having a healthy, rounded diet is important, because you need…

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] 2019 Calendar Gift for You

The holiday season is one of my favourite times of the year, no matter how chilly it’s getting here in London! Now, onto our special gift for you… You’re in for a treat that only takes place in December. Yes, our legendary calendar download is here! Simply click the button to grab it:   ♥️…

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Food Politics: Should Meat be Taxed like Sugar?

You’ve probably seen the news that researchers from the University of Oxford are proposing a tax on red and processed meat. But this isn’t the first time that a tax on food items has been proposed. In April 2018, a sugar tax was introduced in the UK, on drinks containing more than 5 grams of sugar…

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[New Scientific Study] Not All Plant-Based Diets Created Equal?

Today, let’s review a new scientific study hot off the press… about plant-based diets! We see plant-based studies in the news quite often. But what’s a “plant-based diet” anyway? The definition of a plant-based diet is highly debated these days… Some say it’s a vegan diet. Others include vegetarian eating. While many argue it’s a…

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[CASE STUDY] Saturated Fat Confusion? How to Make Sense of Clashing Headlines

“Here we go again”, I thought, rolling my eyes. Why, you may wonder… In the past days, I noticed major media outlets flooded with 2 incendiary headlines. Each headline boasted opposite results about saturated fat intake. How come? One headline stated: “Saturated fat could be GOOD for you, study suggests” But the opposing one said:…

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[CASE STUDY] How Much Sugar Is In That Smoothie?

How much sugar is in that smoothie? The Health Sciences Academy

I get this asked a lot: “What’s WRONG with freshly-made natural fruit juices and smoothies?” Let me start by telling you that, luckily, in nutrition science there are NO black-and-white answers. I say “luckily” because the direction of nutrition isn’t blanket advice. It’s personalisation. Your genetics, your needs (biochemical, etc.), your goals, and your preferences…

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[DOWNLOAD] How To Conduct An Effective Self-Experiment – The Ultimate Guide

With self-experimentation, you can try different ways of doing things, find out more about yourself, and learn what is good for you, or what isn’t. Conducting your own self-experiments can be quite fun. Like a series of mini-adventures. Isn’t it exciting to discover something every day? When done safely and ethically, running a self-experiment can…

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Avocado Pits: Start or Stop Eating?

Have you heard? There’s this viral craze going on, encouraging people to eat avocado pits. But the problem is that there is no “new” study showing that eating avocado pits is safe or beneficial. In fact, there is no study at all showing the benefits (or risks) of eating avocado pits. So where does this…

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2016 Calendar Gift For You!

As promised, a present for you as a loyal member of our community: our 2016 calendar! This year’s theme: FRUIT SCIENCE. Hint: look for the science facts in the green boxes! Downloads in A4 format Want to say thanks? Tell us what else you’d love us to do in 2016. Downloads in Letter format Want to say thanks? Tell us…

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Get Free Video Training: Your Brain On Food

To eat or not to eat? And then what? Certain foods can sometimes be so difficult to resist… … even with the greatest willpower in the world, you can find yourself reaching for that succulent cake or sticky doughnut! You might think that your conscious brain is in complete control of the choices you make…

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