You may have heard the phase ‘but sugar is still sugar’, especially in the low carb and paleo communities. You may have also stumbled across evangelical fruitarians who eat nothing but fruit and claim amazing health benefits from doing so. As with most things related to nutrition, a balanced approach is what makes most sense.
Indigestion can be uncomfortable and even painful in some circumstances, but with these 5 simple tips from Fruitful Day’s Nutritional therapist, Michelle, you can improve your digestion drastically.
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Fun is the name of the game! Encourage your kids to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables by involving them in the selection and preparation. (more…)
The body uses energy/calories from food to function. It takes approximately eight hours after the last meal for food to be digested, and for nutrients to be absorbed. After this, the body enters a fasting state until the next meal. During this period, the body uses its stores of carbohydrates (stored in the liver and muscle). Once the carbohydrate stores are used up, fat stores are used as a source of energy. (more…)