I have been asked several times whether chocolate is a healthy food? Most people ask this question tongue in cheek expecting to be told that of course chocolate is bad for you! However, it seems when they ask that regardless of the answer they are determined to continue to eat chocolate even if it does turn out to be bad news!
This is a short interview with leading fitness professional Bobby Capuccio from PT on the Net. We discuss the issue of what determines the basis of 'real food'. A few interesting little snippets. Enjoy.
An article titled 'The raw milk revolution' was published on the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday 23rd November 2011. It was focused on the growing interest in this historical and valuable food and was not intended to be a convincing argument for the safety of raw milk.
The results of a new study were published yesterday (8th Aug 2011) that delivered a devastating blow to both the soy food industry and the alternative nutrition world who have promoted soy as a 'health' food. The double blind, randomised controlled trial (the gold standard in science) published in the Archives of Internal Medicine stated:
We were invited to appear on Market Kitchen as guests. The show airs at 6pm on the Good Food Channel and we can be seen on Monday 31st May along with other guests and presenters - Rachel Allen, Amy Lame, Matt Tebbut, Ben Di Lisi, Matt Bishop and Allegra McEvedy.
Today is the day we vote for new leadership here in the UK. It is not our place to say who you should vote for, but we certainly wanted to bring to the forefront how a Conservative, Labour or Liberal democrat government would affect the food and farming industries based on the policies they have been promoting during their respective election campaigns.
Even during a year of recession, 2009 saw a 1.7% rise in the organic food market bringing total sales to a little over £2 billion in the UK. Despite the slightly slower growth in 2009 the overall trend has been dramatic with sales more than doubling in the last 8 years. This strong and buoyant market has attracted the interest of many businesses seeking to get their piece of the organic pie.
The slow digestion of fat allows for the gradual release of energy so that there is no need for the liver and adipose tissue to synthesize fat. This slow digestion of fat also helps the body to absorb more of the nutrients that are along with the fat. Excess fat intake, however, results in storage of that excess ingested fat in the adipose cells all over the body.