Fat distribution in your body, and care measures to take.
An early observation of the fat distribution in human bodies French physician Jean Vague earlier (over 50 years ago) observed that people with larger waists had a higher risk of early-onset heart diseases and untimely death than people who had slimmer waist circumference or had more of their weight around their hips and thighs. (1) […]
Added Sugar: The Culprit in Modern Diet
I’m sure we all must have heard the metabolic damages caused by an increased consumption of sugar especially as found in most of our staple snacks and in recreational eating. We have another article here on sugar. Recreational Eating is Mainly Sugar Eating Recreational eating is when people eat for reasons other than hunger. It may […]
French Fries: Why and Why Not to Indulge
French fries may be a popular choice for food. But, they are definitely one of the unhealthiest foods consumed in this day and age. Today you need to be careful about what you consume. Eat more healthy meals which contain rice, pasta, beans, wholegrain bread, salads and fruits. Why You Shouldn’t Eat Most French Fries […]
Childhood Obesity: Five Easy Tips for Prevention
Introduction to Childhood Obesity In an era when a lot is said about healthy eating and taking care of the body, do we really practice what we preach? For many years, concern over obesity has dominated society. The concern is focused on children now. A few years back it was centered on the adults. If […]
Sugar: A Sweet Deal?
Sugar has been categorized as a tempting but hazardous ingredient, indulged in by the undisciplined and avoided by the virtuous. Diabetes, obesity and increased health problems have been attributed to increased consumption of sugar. The basic fact is that sugar is a HEALTHY PART of a diet. Carbohydrates, including sugar, are the preferred sources of […]
The Nutrition Conference 2014
The 44th Annual General Meeting & Scientific “Nutrition Conference’ of The Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) kicks off tomorrow 2nd till 6th September 2014 at Newton Hotel, off Port Harcourt Rd., Owerri. It is tagged “Owerri 2014”. The set theme is Adequate Nutrition: A Panacea for Sustainable Education & National Development. How time flies…Last year’s […]