050820 Salt shaken 2/2 by Glenn Cardwell

When I tell people that the most dangerous food additive they are likely to eat is salt they get really disappointed because they expect me to say an artificial sweetener or flavour, neither of which probably has any effect on their health. Salt is off the radar; no-one cares about salt.

290720 Salt shaken by Glenn Cardwell 1/2

Think of salt and health and the first, and possibly only, association you can make is to link salt and high blood pressure. That's understandable as anyone with hypertension is told cut out salt and choose salt-reduced foods. Having high blood pressure also increases the chance of having a stroke.

260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A. CSCS The amount and timing of these critical macronutrients affects the overall testosterone that will bind to the androgen receptors within the body. This increased binding is called ‘up regulation’ which means there is a larger amount of receptors that are responsive to the testosterone … Continue reading 260120 Timing Carbohydrate and Protein Intake by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

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011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

181019 Lower your blood pressure

181019 Lower your blood pressure High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer because its effects are rarely felt until the disease has progressed to a dangerous level. Here is a list of four things that you can do to potentially lower your blood pressure. If you weigh too much, lose weight. … Continue reading 181019 Lower your blood pressure

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130919 Dairy and heart disease: a lower risk than previously thought

130919 Dairy & heart disease: a lower risk than previously thought By Glennn Cardwell It has been clear for a long time that not all saturated fats act the same. Saturated fats come in a range of lengths, dictated by the number of carbon atoms in the fatty acid chain. Look, it’s a chemistry thing, … Continue reading 130919 Dairy and heart disease: a lower risk than previously thought

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250819 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell

250819 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell One favourite way of getting an answer to a nutrition and health question is to gather all the most recent published studies, put them in a data melting pot, and see if you can extract a “truth”. One review did this recently and found pretty … Continue reading 250819 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell

310719 Cheese and Blood cholesterol

310719 Cheese & blood cholesterol by Glenn Cardwell Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutrition Researcher Many years ago I worked for the Heart Foundation and it was standard practice to tell anyone newly diagnosed with high blood cholesterol that they had eaten their last piece of cheese. For some I had taken away their reason … Continue reading 310719 Cheese and Blood cholesterol

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280719 Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic?

280719 Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic? Author: Dr. Rosemary Stanton OAM Rosemary Stanton is a Friend of The Conversation. Nutritionist & Visiting Fellow, UNSW Reviewer Tim Crowe Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor, Bond University Disclosure statement The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any … Continue reading 280719 Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic?

140719 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell

140719 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell One favourite way of getting an answer to a nutrition and health question is to gather all the most recent published studies, put them in a data melting pot, and see if you can extract a “truth”. One review did this recently and found pretty … Continue reading 140719 Nutrition can be quite simple, given a chance by Glenn Cardwell