7 Reasons Why Glucomannan Is Good for You

Glucomannan is a complex sugar and soluble fiber that is most commonly extracted from konjac (Amorphophallus konjac) and is a source of water-absorbing beta-glucan. It’s often used as a dietary supplement and food in the form of konjac noodles, tofu, etc. The fiber can be extracted from plants like Eastern White Pine, Higanbana, Lily, Orchid, … Read more

Does social media affect your eating habits?

The impact of social media on eating habits is complicated. That’s because, there are various aspects to be considered, such as how much social media a person uses, the importance of social media for that person and whether they understand the difference between reel life and real life. Moreover, social media is used by many … Read more

11 of the most common diet myths, busted by Professor Tim Spector

‘The best way to lose weight, believe me, is to eat less,’ said Boris Johnson as he defended the Government’s food strategy after proposals for a salt and sugar tax were ignored. With that “believe me”, the Prime Minister hit a nerve for serial dieters: which parts of the vast smorgasbord of advice out there … Read more

Should People with Type 2 Diabetes Follow a Low-Carb Diet?

The low-carb diet craze has successfully migrated into the realm of ‘healthy’ eating in recent years. Menu items with low-carb selections, fitness and diet food commercials, and well-known diet experts all support the notion that carbs should be consumed in moderation. People with type 2 diabetes are turning into low-carbohydrate diets, such as low carbohydrate, … Read more

How many grams of sugar should you consume on a daily basis?

There is no definitive number for the amount of sugar you should consume daily. However, it’s clear that you cannot avoid sugar altogether from your daily diet. Interesting, there are different types of sugars that impact the body differently. You need to be aware of all these types before deciding how many grams of sugar … Read more