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Intuitive Eating – what is it?

Intuitive eating is suggested in nutrition literature as a more effective attitude to eating for bodyweight control than traditional calorie reduction diets. It basically relies on your body's natural cues for hunger and desires for certain foods, and its innate ability to regulate fullness. Like we all used to do as children.  Intuitive eating discourages the labelling of foods as 'g...
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Biggest killer – Sugar or salt?

Which plays a greater role in the development of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease - sugar or salt? The authors of a published article in the online journal 'Open Heart' say that added sugars in processed foods are likely to have a greater role in the development of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke than added salt. Added sugars go by the names of agave syrup, brown ...
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