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You Could Save The World With The ‘Planetary Health Diet’ – But What Can You Actually Eat?

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20 January 2019

Planetary Health Diet

A diet that can avoid premature death and safeguard the Earth at the same time sounds too good to be true – but that’s exactly what experts are saying is possible with the ‘planetary health diet’.

Scientists, who have drawn up the diet as part of an international commission, say we’ll have to hugely shift away from meat consumption to more vegetables, fruit and legumes, which could prevent 11 million premature deaths per year by 2050, while also reducing some of the worst effects of climate change.

This Is How Experts Think You Should Portion Your Food – And It Might Surprise You

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16 January 2019

Food portions

Even if you’re not the kind of person who resolved to overhaul their diet in the new year, January is still a good opportunity to think about how healthy your lifestyle is.

With this in mind, it’s the perfect time for experts to remind us how we should best portion our food – which is exactly what the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has done with its new guide called Find Your Balance.

The BNF wants you to know that what you eat is important, but also how you eat it. Here’s everything you need to know about portion sizes…

As Fibre Is Hailed As Life-Saving – 6 Easy Ways To Hit Your Recommended Intake

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13 January 2019

As Fibre Is Hailed As Life-Saving

It’s January, so chances are you’re taking a long hard look at your diet and trying to make it as healthy as possible. However, there’s one thing you’re probably not paying enough attention to – and that’s fibre.

But a new study has concluded that eating wholegrain foods which contain dietary fibre could reduce the risk of contracting a whole range of deadly diseases, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

10 Ridiculous Diets That Should Be Banned

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1 May 2017

Fad Diets

If you’ve ever been near the word dieting and weight loss — you know what common fad diets sound like: Take a few questionable foods, give them magic power and set a plan to convince people that eating this and ONLY THIS way will give them washboard stomach.

Influenced by zero-size models and the ceaseless appreciation of killer abs and thigh gaps, we’ve set impossible body standards upon ourselves. And we would do just about anything to achieve them — won’t we?