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Food Choices

Probiotics And Prebiotics: A Little Help From Friendly Bacteria And The Food You Eat
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 01, 2022
Your body is inhabited by trillions of bacterial cells. Some bacteria have the potential to harm you, but many benefit your health. Do probiotics, beneficial bacteria added to food, have a health promoting role and why are prebiotics important?
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Quinoa
Introductory article - Eat Well - June 17, 2022
Quinoa has become a preferred choice of "grain" for many people because of its relatively high and complete protein content. Botanically, quinoa is not a grain. What is quinoa and how does it compare to other protein sources?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - June 10, 2022
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplements. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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Health Orientated Store Cupboard Basics
Introductory article - Eat Well - May 27, 2022
Planning and organization can help simplify healthy eating practices. Creating a healthy food store cupboard will ensure that you have the necessary ingredients to prepare healthful meals and help you avoid last minute "not so healthy" food purchases.
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Vitamin K
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 20, 2022
Vitamin K is involved in the synthesis of bone proteins and is freely available in green leafy vegetables. What other functions does vitamin K have and can you obtain sufficient vitamin K from the food you eat?
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