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Is it OK to Snack? By Azmina Govindji

Snacking gets a lot of bad publicity – linked to weight gain and unhealthy habits. And it’s true that if you choose lots of unhealthy options, they won’t do your waistline any good. But I am someone who doesn’t like to deny people foods they enjoy. Eating well isn’t a life sentence; it’s about allowing yourself your favourite foods whilst being conscious of your choices. So, are you a snacker? If so, examine what you’re reaching for. Here are my three top tips: Have healthy s...  

Red meat and risk of death – what’s all the fuss about? by Azmina Govindji

So, there’s been huge media frenzy over a large Harvard study just published in the journal ‘Archives of Internal Medicine’. News reports today talk about how red meat substantially increases the risk of deaths from heart disease and cancer. Let’s look at this in context…. What did the research find? The Science: Red meat consumption was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality. Replacing red meat with other healthy protein...