Food preferences are formed in early childhood and affect an individual’s eating habits for life. Starting early is of paramount importance in developing children, so as to ensure they grow up to live healthy and successful lives.
Apart from the resting metabolism and energy expenditure during physical activity, the body also burns calories every time you eat. This is referred to as the Thermic Effect of Food ( TEF), or the Thermogenic Effect of Food. Continue reading
Keeping your body hydrated is crucial for health and well-being. “Drink a lot of water”, has been a long standing advice. This is simply because many people do not consume enough water on a daily basis. Continue reading
Sugar cravings and Junk food cravings are a dieters worst enemy. Nearly everyone has felt food cravings at some point. Continue reading
Most people hear the word Cholesterol and think it to be something bad for the body. The reality is more complex and cholesterol is not as bad as it is made out to be. If so, the liver would not be producing 80% of the body’s cholesterol. Continue reading
Ghee is a type of clarified butter that contains fewer dairy proteins than regular butter. Continue reading
Our brains are plastic in the sense of the dictionary definition: “capable of being shaped or formed”. In biology, plasticity refers to the capacity of living things to mould themselves to new conditions. Continue reading