What are the Health Risks of Microplastics in Food

what are the health risks of microplastics in food

Microplastics are increasingly finding their way onto the headlines. I'm sure you have seen the horrifying lakes of plastic waste in the oceans. Aside from the huge environmental damage, what are the health risks of microplastics in food? What are Microplastics? Approximately eight million metric tons of plastics enter the oceans annually and conservative estimates …

6 food combinations that increase absorption: Truth or Myth?

food combinations to increase absorption

It’s not just what we eat that matters, but also how much we absorb. The ability of our body to absorb a nutrient from a food is called the nutrient bioavailability. It is possible to use certain food combinations that increase absorption of certain vitamins and minerals. However there are lots of different food combinations …

What are the Pros and Cons of Low Carb Diets?

what are the pros and cons of low carb diets

Carbohydrates, or carbs for short, frequently get a bad press, and with lots of celebrities extolling the virtues of different diets, what are the pros and cons of low carb diets? I wrote a guest post for Dietetically Speaking, about the latest science based evidence behind the pros and cons of low carb diets.