Tuesday, 23 June 2020 | Admin
A food allergy occurs when the body's immune system overreacts to a food or food ingredient, mistakenly identifying the substance as a threat to the body and hence triggering a protective response.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 | Admin
The term 'food combining' refers to combinations of food that combine well with each other and are compatible with each other when considering digestive chemistry. In other words, eating a meal comprised of foods that combine well with each other will aid the digestive process and result in better absorption of nutrients.
Saturday, 29 February 2020 | Admin
Both calcium and phosphorous play important parts in the health of the body. Specifically, these minerals are essential for healthy bones and teeth, but also have other important roles within the body.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 | Admin
Water is of vital importance to the body, which can survive but a few days without it. Although amounts vary between different weight individuals, the average adult’s body is made up of approximately 50 - 60% water which equates to roughly 80 pints in a 150 lb weight male.
Sunday, 9 February 2020 | Admin
Many of us have experienced the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated at some time or other. Itís usually at some really inconvenient time, just before an important interview or that party youíve been waiting for ages to go to.
Tuesday, 4 February 2020 | Admin
The systems of the human body can be a complex subject to understand. Here we briefly outline the main systems and the part they play in the human body.
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | Admin
The digestive process begins in the mouth. Saliva is secreted from the three sets of salivary glands in the mouth and is mixed with the food, aided by the tongue, during the action of chewing.
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | Admin
The liver produces bile which is secreted through bile ducts and stored in the gall bladder. When fatty foods reach the duodenum, bile is released in order to emulsify and break down the fats.
Tuesday, 7 January 2020 | Admin
Crash dieting or eating a severely restricted diet is unlikely to result in successful permanent weight control for many reasons.
Wednesday, 1 January 2020 | Admin
Although the human body needs very small amounts of vitamins, they are essential to the body’s correct functioning, growth, ability to fight diseases and general good health.