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Well Being Articles: Nutrition

Nutrition

Fruit and Vegetables with Most Pesticide Residues - Choose Organic!

Top 15 fruits and vegetables to buy organic!

In late 2011, the Environmental Working Group in the US released a list of fruits and vegetables which were most likely to have high levels of pesticide residues. They analyzed pesticide residue testing data from the US department of Food and Drug administration as well as the US department of Agriculture to come up with a concise list.

Eating with the Seasons

By Lela Rabie

Whether we are aware of it or not, most of us probably eat seasonally to a certain degree by choosing the fruit and vegetables which are most available, and most reasonably priced, at different times of the year. However, consciously choosing to eat seasonally, has many benefits and takes surprisingly little effort!

Organic Food eating with the seasons

Wheat Alternatives | Wheat Free Diet | Gluten Free

By Lela Rabie

In modern society many people are choosing 100% wheat-free diets or diets largely wheat-free, some out of necessity due to coeliac disease or a wheat intolerance, others merely to add more variety to their diets. However, what does one use to replace wheat? Below are three different grains which can be added to a balanced diet as alternatives to wheat. Please note that not all 'wheat-free' grains are suitable for coeliacs as they may still contain some gluten. Always consult with your personal nutritionist before changing your diet in any long term way.

What is Nutritional Therapy?

By Lela Rabie

nutritional therapy

What is Nutritional Therapy?

" Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food." is a well known but in fact only partial quote from the famous Greek physician Hippocrates (460BC – 377BC). The full quote is said to go as follows: " Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness." (1)