ARE you a fan of the classic ham sandwich or baked potato but want to mix it up to make your lunch choice a little healthier?Nutritionist May Simpkin spoke to Healthista about Britain's most unhealthy lunches and the ways you can make them healthier.In terms of our lunchtime food … [Read more...] about Revealed… the WORST lunches for your waistline – and the healthy swaps to help you shed pounds
It's a choice that likely comes down to your taste buds.To have a slice of white or brown bread - that is the burning breakfast question we've all faced.But, if you're one of the health conscious among us, chances are taste is not the only factor in your bread-based … [Read more...] about Why can white bread contain FEWER calories than brown – and what does it REALLY mean for your health?
IT’S easy to get carried away with the idea that pricey breads are “best”… but this is not necessarily the case.As the granddaughter of a baker, Sun nutritionist AMANDA URSELL loves handmade bread straight from the oven.But she says a slice of white … [Read more...] about Which loaf should you dough for? Sun nutritionist proves you don’t have to break the bank to to bring home the best bread
POTATO lovers have a higher risk of high blood pressure, scientists believe.Four or more helpings of baked, boiled or mashed spuds a week can increase the risk of hypertension by 11 per cent.And the same number of chip dinners carries a 17 per cent danger.But eating crisps makes … [Read more...] about Potatoes in the boiling pot and being blamed for high blood pressure
The Mediterranean diet has for many years been considered the model of healthy eating. It's a diet rich in olive oil, legumes and vegetables, fruit and nuts, fibers and unrefined carbohydrates, and a moderate amount of fish and wine with few dairy products and very little meat. … [Read more...] about ‘Healthy’ Mediterranean diet nosedives in Italy as modern life takes over