Research presented at Nutrition 2023, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nutrition, performs a lot of the heavy lifting by revealing the foods with the highest amounts of prebiotics.
The World Health Organization has released new publications presenting the latest scientific thinking regarding the role of fats and carbohydrates in a healthy diet.
For adults, the WHO still recommends limiting fat consumption to 30% or less of daily calories.
It's also important to learn to listen to your body's cues so that you know what your body is craving. Eating smaller meals and snacks throughout the day can prevent that cycle of eating a huge meal that fills your stomach, and then feeling famished a few hours later.
Despite the advertising, though, nutrition experts say that protein bars aren’t all that healthy. “You can put ‘keto’ or ‘protein’ on a candy bar and sell it, and people don’t even question it,” said Janet Chrzan, an adjunct assistant professor of nutritional anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Recent food neuroscience offers a new perspective on healthy eating practices and why we struggle. Changes in the external food environment have widespread and profound effects on our biological appetite systems. Changing our food environments and adopting nutrition patterns aligned with our appetite systems is the formula for metabolic health.
September should be a big month for nutrition. For too long, we have struggled and failed to curb food and nutrition insecurity, to mitigate rising rates of obesity, and to reduce the prevalence of diet-related chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease.
Healthy Eating Returns to Assist in Post-Pandemic Weight Loss. Research indicates that almost 40% of people gained weight during the COVID-19 lockdown. If your clients are one of them, they are likely in search of the best diet to lose the excess weight. Even if they didn’t gain weight, they might still have made less-than-healthy food choices. This makes 2022 a great time to return to a healthier eating pattern.
Healthy eating habits are a gift that keeps on giving. Your body will respond in numerous ways to a continued diet of healthy foods. If you think of your body as a machine, and food as the fuel that powers it, it’s easy to see what a difference quality food can make in overall performance.
March is Nutrition Month—a time to remember to take care of our families and ourselves by practising healthy eating habits. This year’s theme, “Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow,” encourages us to think about the key “ingredients” we all need to help us live longer and healthier lives.
Food prices, sustainability and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be the key influences on our eating habits and practices this year. Here’s our roundup of the top 10 food and nutrition trends to watch in 2022.
Health Canada published amendments to nutrition labeling, a list of ingredients, and food color requirements of the “Food and Drug Regulations” in Canada Gazette Part II on Dec. 14, 2016. The key changes, being implemented on a 5-year schedule must be met this year.