Eating For Bone Strength

  Maintaining strong and healthy bones as you age is more important now as it has ever been. With longer life spans, our bones must last longer than our mothers or grandmothers bones ever did. So, how do you eat to ensure you are building strong, healthy bones?   Space It Out Supplements are awash

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The Benefits of Cooking with Barley

  Name a health benefit and chances are it’s a benefit which can be found in the barley grain. Cultivated over 10,000 years ago, first in Ethiopia and then in parts of Asia, the earliest man used barley for food, making alcoholic beverages and for medicinal purposes. Cooking with this power-packed whole grain offers the

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Leafy Greens And How They Serve Good Health

  No diet is truly optimized without a healthy amount of leafy greens. These plant foods are truly a miracle of nature, and are loaded with vitamins and minerals; they also are low in calories so you can eat plenty of them without gaining weight. Leafy greens can be eaten in sandwiches, be part of

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Understanding Vitamins and Minerals

  VITAMINS A vitamin is a nutrient that is required in tiny amounts and is essential for smooth metabolic reactions to take place in your body. Most of these vitamins cannot be produced by the body, and therefore they must be obtained from your diet. Vitamins are essential for the normal growth and development of

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A Guide To Nutrients

  Apart from the food groups, our body also needs essential nutrients. These should be contained in the food that we eat. In fact, the reason why food is split into food groups represented in the pyramid is to try to ensure that you give your body these essential nutrients. Nutrients that are needed in

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The Essential Food Groups

  ‘Food groups’ refer to a classification method for categorizing the various food that we consume on a daily basis based on the nutritional properties of these types of food. Eating a certain amount of food from each of the category is recommended as it is one of the most natural ways in which you

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