Staying fit and healthy in university is not really a priority for most students. For most, it is their first time living away from home, free of any restrictions, and with complete independence – you can eat, drink, and do whatever you want! However, neglecting your health and well-being can
According to The Bloomberg Global Health Index, Italians are the healthiest people in the world (1). Using data from the World Bank, The World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Division, Bloomberg evaluated 163 countries. The authors of the study then looked at health risks such as high blood
Don’t let their small size fool you as golden berries are bursting with antioxidant benefits. Native to South America, golden berries (Peruvian ground cherries) are the latest berries being referred to as a superfood. They’re rich in fibre, vitamins and polyphenols. Golden berries are also a rare source of the
Maintaining a healthy and balanced life tend to come as a challenge to many college students, especially since they are more exposed to a lot of vices and unhealthy lifestyle practices after moving out of their parents’ house. It must be noted that with enough discipline and willingness to maintain
For the first time in more than a decade, the Canadian food guide has been updated – and the rewrite has been making waves for a number of reasons. The changes administered follows a 3-year consultation period, and immediately two things stand out. First, the new food guide encourages consumers
It may be a new year but some things will always stand the test of time. Particularly, children being fussy eaters. While this can often be cute, their fretting and desire to eat only specific foods may affect their healthy eating. This can then hinder their proper growth and development.
While we all look forward to enjoying the holidays and kicking back during ‘silly season’, it is easy to also make silly choices – especially when it comes to your health. Mind you, there’s no need to deprive yourself if you want to feel good throughout this time of year.
Intuitive eating is a concept that most people do not understand. However, it might be the best way to regain a stress-free diet and attitude towards food. It’s a relatively new concept that takes you back to eating food like a baby again. Basically, you’re listening more to your body
When we’re born, those around us do everything in their power to make sure that we get the necessary nutrients. The importance of eating the right foods as we age never fades. As different stages in our lives bring different concerns, it’s essential to adopt eating habits that will properly
Another month, another diet trend came and went. This year we’ve seen everything from carb cycling, the 30-Day Diet, the paleo diet, the alkaline diet and finally the ever-popular keto diet. Whether or not these trends will last in 2019 is to be discovered, but when it comes to eating