Doctor, Author at Direct Health Life

Plenty of vegetables, of different types and colours, and legumes/beans Fruit Grain (cereal) foods, mostly wholegrain, and/or high cereal fibre varieties such as breads, cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, polenta, couscous, oats, quinoa and barley Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, and legumes/beans Milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or their alternatives, mostly reduced fatAnd […]

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Time is a commodity as our obligations increase. Unfortunately, our health often becomes shortchanged as we pack in more responsibilities. A drive-thru or orderingin seems like the fastest and best food choice, contributing to our ever-expanding diabesity epidemic. These days, I understand more than ever what it’s like to have very little free time. My […]

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FOOD SYSTEM the set of institutions, resources, stakeholders, and behaviors involved in the production, processing, transportation, marketing, sale, and purchase of food. FOOD SECURITY includes the three main components of availability, access, and utilization of food: ƒ Availability. For an individual or household to be food secure, food must first be available to them, either […]

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Fatty acids in the diet For the comparison of organic and conventional animal-derived foods, the fatty acid composition of fresh milk and dairy products is the best studied quality parameter. The fatty acid composition is a nutritionally important parameter of dietary fats. Fatty acids are often grouped into saturated (SFA), monounsaturated (MUFA) and polyunsaturated (PUFA) […]

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How to measure health Medical sciences know two ways of studying health effects of dietary choices in human populations: observational studies and intervention studies. In observational studies, a study group is observed and relevant data are collected, but care is taken not to influence the normal behaviour of study subjects. For example, researchers could record […]

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