nutrition

Non-GMO Food: A Beginner’s Guide

Non-GMO Food: A Beginner’s Guide

Re Orbit reports that just fifteen years ago, if you weren’t a geneticist or an executive in a large agricultural firm, the acronym GMO didn’t mean much to you. Today, almost anyone who has been a grocery store is familiar with the term, though few may actually know what it means. A non-GMO food is a food that has not had its genetic material (DNA) artificially altered in a laboratory using the te... »

Veganuary could be a stepping stone to more sustainable eating

Veganuary could be a stepping stone to more sustainable eating

Go vegan for January? The Guardian reports how short-term, positive campaigns could help people reconsider the way they eat What if I said you could switch to a diet of tasty, healthy food, which could reduce your weight and lessen your impact on the environment, more so than if you stopped driving and flying? What if this meant you would be eating no eggs, dairy, meat or fish? This January thousa... »

8 Age Defying Foods by Hayley Hobson

8 Age Defying Foods by Hayley Hobson

Let’s face it.  No one wants to age.  But unfortunately,  its inevitable. We age every year and eventually we will all be “old age.” But at what degree are you aging? I believe the way we live our lives determine whether or not we age with grace. Although there are anti-aging creams up the wazoo, did you know that certain foods that can reduce the signs of aging as well?   H... »

Organic Food forecasted to grow through 2018

Organic Food forecasted to grow through 2018

  The Washington Post recently reported on the increasing usage of pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) and antibiotics in the food products are raising health concerns in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013 estimates shows that about 1.1 billion pounds of pesticides active ingredients are being used annually in the country and over 20,000 pes... »

Mindful eating roadblocks: Part two

Mindful eating roadblocks: Part two

Earlier this week we brought you part one of a mini two-part series from our contributor Esther Kane. An eating disorders psychotherapist and author of ‘It’s Not About the Food: A Woman’s Guide to Making Peace with Food and Our Bodies’, Esther today looks at the issue of eating without enjoyment. Take it away, Esther… Roadblock #2: Eating without enjoyment This is a t... »

‘We say tomatoes’….to avoid depression

‘We say tomatoes’….to avoid depression

Good news for fans of the humble tomato! New research from China has revealed that tomatoes – when cooked and eaten two to six times per week – can help ward off depression. The study, published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, suggests that possibly as a result of the antioxidant lyopene – which is easily absorbed when cookmed – those who consumed tomatoes regularly ... »

Time to ditch that diet?

Time to ditch that diet?

I’d like to address something we often do to ourselves during the winter months, which can be a very dangerous habit – going on a diet. Due to weather conditions, a lot of us aren’t as physically active during the colder months and tend to eat heartier foods to stay warm. The result? Weight gain. It’s usually not anything drastic – often an extra five to 10 pounds. Come the end of Dece... »

Say Hello to the Medicinal Chef

Say Hello to the Medicinal Chef

We’d like to introduce you to NaturalCures’ newest signing, nutrition expert, Dale Pinnock – aka the Medicinal Chef. Dale is creating something of a stir in the UK media. He is regularly sought after for his in-depth knowledge of the fields of nutrition, and phytonutrients, and his bold passion for showing what works, and what is just wishful thinking. He is recently getting a gr... »

Nutrition: Could you go ‘raw’?

Nutrition: Could you go ‘raw’?

It’s quite fitting that this article focusing on raw food diets popped up in the NaturalCures news feed this morning. Why? The team here in the UK is working on a very special upcoming printed newsletter – also available to download from April onwards via this link - which takes a candid look at the food and drink industry. We’ll be bringing you a no holds barred expose of the fo... »

Hidden food intolerances: How they can sabbotage weight loss

Hidden food intolerances: How they can sabbotage weight loss

The NaturalCures writing team is working extremely hard to bring you a special food issue of our monthly printed newsletter – due out in April. Focusing on the foods you should be avoiding, as well as the deliciously healthy grocery items you should be adding to your diet, the upcoming issue is a must-read! So what better time to bring you an extract from nutritionist Dave Reavely’s book The Big F... »

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