Archive | May, 2009

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28. May 2009

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Nutrition Wonderland just released our first quarterly newsletter last week. We review our work four times a year and send it out to you. You can sign up here just below: join our mailing list * indicates required field Email Address:* First Name: Last Name: Organization/Website: Email Format: html text mobile

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One Fat, Two Fat, Is Any Fat a Good Fat?

28. May 2009

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One Fat, Two Fat, Is Any Fat a Good Fat?

One of the most confusing things when it comes to proper nutrition is the role of fats. We're constantly told that fats are evil things which will expand our bellies to the size of hot air balloons. Recent research has found that the low-fat diet trend is simply wrong for us- we're not supposed to have no fat in our diets. you just have to know which is which.

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Mailbag: Is milk good for me? Sheep Milk?

27. May 2009

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Mailbag: Is milk good for me?  Sheep Milk?

How good is milk for me? In particular, how good is sheep milk of the Spanish Manchego variety? Jessica, Washington DC Thanks to flickr user redfishid for this awesome shot!

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Sports Drinks: More Harm Than Good?

22. May 2009

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Sports Drinks: More Harm Than Good?

Whether it be the perfect number of reps or which exercises burn the most fat, we're always looking for a way to get more bang for our buck when it comes to exercise. But do sports drinks really live up to their claims?

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Are Chicken Sandwiches More Nutritious Than Burgers?

15. May 2009

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Are Chicken Sandwiches More Nutritious Than Burgers?

Many of us buy prepackaged meals in the hopes of eating healthier without having to cook. We assume that a chicken salad sandwich, for example, is better for us than a Big Mac. But what do we really get when we eat ready-made meals? Which?, a consumer advocate organization in the UK, decided to find out.

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Recipe: Low Fat Curried Grilled Chicken Salad

14. May 2009

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Recipe: Low Fat Curried Grilled Chicken Salad

Prepare a healthy chicken salad sandwich for yourself instead of buying one loaded with salt and fat. Photo credit Flickr User thanks to Flickr User Rick

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A Little Wine Might Lengthen Your Life

7. May 2009

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A Little Wine Might Lengthen Your Life

A new 40-year study, published online this week in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, is lending strong support to the idea that wine is good for you - at least if you're a guy. It adds to the mounting evidence that consistent but small levels of alcohol actually are healthier for you than no alcohol at all. Image thanks to Flickr User Batega

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Swine Flu: Your Questions Answered

1. May 2009

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Swine Flu: Your Questions Answered

An email from a San Antonio "doctor who attended a CDC public health meeting" landed in our inbox this morning and - seeing as Texas and San Antonio are at the forefront of this - we thought we would share parts of it with you. We'll take you through some of the claims - and review the supplements suggested by the doctor.

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