Food Myths

Swap your old heart for a new one

Ok, not really but you can start taking care of it so it´s almost like new! It is well known that heart health is not doing too well at the moment and every day there are more and more people suffering from cardiovascular (heart) disease. Here are some tips, from recommendations made by the British Heart Foundation, to help you…

Not Guilty

Certain foods have gained a bad reputation but can be part of a favorable diet, specially for runners and other NEAT* people. Here are 5 foods that not only add variety to meals, but are great for vitamins and minerals.   Nuts Are they a high-fat snack that can make me fat? Nuts do contain fat, but mostly the good…

Bitter Sweet

Even though some bitter foods have an acquired taste, there are several health benefits from their inclusion in our every day diets. Bitterness in foods comes from compounds like amino acids, peptides, and organic or inorganic salts. Although these nutrients may not be ‘vital’ for us to live – in the way proteins, vitamins and minerals are – there is mounting evidence…