Tag Archives: Food

Aan afwisselende voeding heb je niet genoeg. Echt niet.

Apologies English readers, a Dutch post this time. We horen vaak van mensen dat ze voedingssuppletie onzin vinden. ‘We eten al afwisselend en krijgen daarbij genoeg en gezonde stoffen naar binnen’. Dat blijkt dus niet te kloppen. Onderzoek wijst uit, … Continue reading

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The value of regional produce

On one of our trips to the UK, a friend of us, involved in the Artisan Food Trail made us aware of the Essex Food & Drink Festival which was held on the grounds of the characteristic Cressing Temple Barn. … Continue reading

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Spicy food contributes to burning fat?

The Dutch edition of Runner’s World reported that spices like chillis may accelerate the metabolism and make you feel ‘full’ faster. They may thus contribute to the battle against kilos. The nutrient capsaicine makes your mouth feel burning when eating … Continue reading

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Election Shines Light on Food Nutrients

Foodwatch.nl is currently running an election on false promises on labels of food products. Nominees are Blue Band Goede Start Witbrood, which should contain fibres and grains. These are in fact artificially treated wood fibres which don’t have the same … Continue reading

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The danger of overportioning

One of the aspects of people getting overweight is that the portions are getting bigger. This is a creeping-in danger as people tend to eat what they have on their plates (however the doggy bag or box may help here … Continue reading

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Dietary Guidelines: More Exercise, Less Food

The excellent newspaper WSJ.com reports the new¬†Dietary Guidelines Call for More Exercise, Less Food. Every five years, the US Department of Agriculture issues the new dietary guidelines and guess what – this edition the obesity fight has made its mark. … Continue reading

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Fast food en koek stimuleren depressie

Het eten van transvetten wordt verbonden met depressie, zo blijkt uit een onderzoek onder meer dan 12.000 mensen met een gemiddelde leeftijd van 37 jaar. Een dieet met zachtere olie als olijfolie beschermt daar juist tegen. Transvetten, die veel in … Continue reading

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