Here we look at wholegrains and resistant starch as fibres....what do they do and why should we be eating them?
(Date published: 13/03/2012)
Fat is essential to good health, however too much of it can give rise to a number of health problems. Here are some tips on reducing fat in your diet.
(Date published: 10/01/2012)
Plant sterols definately have some great health benefits, but do the new plant sterol enriched products live up to their high prices?
(Date published: 12/11/2011)
There are actually two types of fibre, and each serves its own purpose in terms of health benefits. Be sure to discuss increasing fibre with a health professional, such as a Dietitan, to be sure you are consuming the correct fibre for your health condition.
(Date published: 31/01/2011)
What are the risk factors and do these relate to you?
(Date published: 28/12/2010)
What are plant sterols, and how can they help to lower cholesterol?
(Date published: 29/11/2010)
Your Dietitian can help you work out which fibre additive is best for your individual condition, and how much and how often you should take it.
(Date published: 24/05/2010)
Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats that have many beneficial effects on your health. Omega-3 fatty acids come from marine, animal and plant sources, and you should try to include a range of these sources in your daily diet.
(Date published: 15/04/2010)
There are two main types of fat found in our blood and body cells. These are cholesterol and triglyceride. Cholesterol is a waxy substance used in many of the body's chemical processes. Triglyceride is the name given to fat in the blood.
A high fibre diet may assist certain people to lower their blood cholesterol level.
High blood pressure (Hypertension) is a risk factor in Heart Disease.