05 Jun NUTRITION NEWS #1
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Olives: Nutrition and health benefits
Olives are popular as both a snack and an ingredient in salads, sandwiches, and stews. They have a chewy texture and a rich, salty taste. In this article, you can learn about the possible health benefits of olives as well as their nutritional content and how to use them. Read more here
Nutrition for Today: Want a healthy heart? Eat breakfast
Do you skip breakfast? You may want to rethink that decision. Skipping breakfast may increase your risk of dying from heart disease. We know there are many reasons to eat breakfast. Breakfast eaters are more likely to be slimmer than non-breakfast eaters. Read more here
Vitamins you need to stay fit and healthy
The Mirror newspaper looks into eight important ways you can improve your nutrition to fight illness – then you can take their quiz to assess how you’re doing. Read more here
86% of people don’t know how much fruit and veg they should eat
The majority of adults aren’t sure how many portions of fruit and vegetables they should be eating, a new study has warned. In 2003, the five-a-day campaign, based on a recommendation by the World Health Organisation (WHO), was launched in the UK to encourage individuals to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Read more here
Gene mutation evolved to cope with modern high-sugar diets
A common gene mutation helps people cope with modern diets by keeping blood sugar low, but close to half of people still have an older variant that may be better suited to prehistoric diets, finds a new study. Read more here
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