12Nov/113

Sugar

I wrote a few weeks ago about the benefits of not eating too much sugar. And I am learning more and more as I keep coming back to this subject. Sugar actually is plain BAD for you - no sugar has never killed anyone. And if you start looking at it more - you will find that sugar seems to be in all these things that you just load in your supermarket basket thinking they are HEALTHY! Take beans in tomato sauce (ok, you may never have loaded that in your basket, but I own up to liking them) - ... Read More

7Sep/111

Coconut Palm Sugar

More and more often I read that sugar seems to be rather bad for your health. Particularly with regards to Aging (which I am getting more worried about, I have to admit... doesn't it just seem to creep up on you?) So I have recently been looking for good alternatives. There are lots of foods I don't like eating without the added touch of something sweet (like oatmeal or coffee).

I don't like sachrose or any of those chemical sweeteners much, honey has too strong a flavour for a lot of ... Read More

6Jul/090

Peanut Butter- friend or foe?

Always a great debate about Peanut Butter, is it GOOD for you or not??

Well - let me help you a little - Peanut Butter is definitely packed with calories, so eating a jar will make you gain weight. However, it is packed with the good kind of oil/fat - the non-saturated fats that you also find in olive oil and avocados etc. and you don't need to avoid all of them. It is classified as a vegetable fat, rather then animal fat.

You do need to look at the jar though and see how much ... Read More

   

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