1. Salmon Salmon is a fatty fish, meaning it is full of omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon is also an excellent source of protein and can help a person feel more satisfied at meals. One salmon fillet (178 g) contains 39.3 g of protein. 2. Chicken breast Chicken breast is a lean source of protein. The majority of its calories come directly from protein when served without skin. A 100 g skinless chicken breast provides around 22.5 g of protein. 3. […]

The global population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, the United Nations (UN) reports. With the growth of people worldwide comes added pressures for food supply, security and the systems managing the supply chain behind them. “It’s clear our current food systems are unsustainable,” ​James Petrie, CEO of Australian food tech company Nourish Ingredients, told FoodNavigator. Research data indicates that 77% of agricultural land is used to grow animals despite providing only 18% of calories and 37% of […]

If you’re trying to shed some pounds this winter, you may be putting extra thought into the items you put into your cart at the grocery store. After all, your diet is one of the most important aspects of weight management, and the first step to eating healthy is stocking your kitchen with healthy foods. Some things are a no-brainer: don’t overindulge in processed, salty snacks; stay away from sugar-loaded desserts, etc. However, some items on the shelves may have […]

The new formula for food companies was to take out fat and add masses of sugars to make products more palatable. Fat-free cakes, yoghurts and cereals hit our shelves, while butter gave way to low fat margarine. Sausages and steak were replaced with pasta and rice. Because of its high calorie content, it was believed that eating fat made us fatter and increased our risk of heart disease. To understand how we got to this spectacularly low point in our […]

A delicious pudding that won’t spoil your health kick – Andrew Crowley At the risk of spoiling your enjoyment forever, one serving of traditional sticky toffee pudding contains 71g of sugar, which is more than double the recommended daily intake of 30g, and 21g of saturated fat. This healthier, fat-free version that more than halves the calories, takes out over 30g of sugar and provides a useful 3.5g of fibre (of the recommended 30g per day). Ingredients 175g Medjool dates, […]

There are a few different reasons why a pet parent may be considering switching their dog’s diet to a low-fat one. Firstly, dogs who are obese may need help dropping excess weight. And secondly, low-fat dog food can be beneficial for dogs who can’t eat standard dog food, which is higher in fat. But with so many options out there, which low-fat dog foods are best, and when should you make the switch? We talked to several vets about when […]

At a lot just off Highway 101 and Woodside Road, Daniel Ver Linden popped open a 100-pound lid hiding an underground vault, lined with brick, dark, silent. It’s not supposed to be silent. Daniel Ver Linden deals with the aftermath of what people pour into drains or toss into toilets. It’s not pretty. He clicked on a flashlight. The light revealed a grayish mass running the length of the vault, then disappearing down a pipe beyond the light’s reach.    […]

You can always count on frozen french fries to bring a bit of the restaurant experience into your home kitchen. Crispy and crunchy, these taters are an easy side dish for burgers, chicken, sandwiches, and more. Even better: many frozen fry brands are actually relatively healthy, with short ingredient lists and options for baking or air frying instead of frying in grease. As a nutritionist, I’m not ashamed to admit that I make some brands of frozen fries for my […]

Looking for a quick and easy guide of foods that can help you lose stubborn fat? You found it. Keep scrolling and begin losing weight as soon as possible. Embarking on a journey to shed stubborn fat is a challenge faced by many, and it’s a challenge I can relate to personally. The battle against those persistent pockets of fat around the lower belly, love handles, or chest is not just a struggle for individuals like you—it’s a shared experience […]

The holidays are here! It’s that great time of the year to celebrate with family, friends and colleagues enjoying traditional festivities, including delicious foods that are traditionally made with saturated fats, sugars and sodium. Throughout the season, we are seen cramming plates with holiday food, heavy on the starch and light on the veggies. Traditional holiday foods are not known for their low calories or healthy ingredients. How you eat and drink on one or two days of the year […]