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Low carb diets may deplete body’s nutrients


26 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Low carb diets have the reputation of effective tools for weight loss, but both dieticians and nutritionists send a warning message that this strategy could result in reduced fibre intake, which may help development of additional health problems. With the average fiber intake already low on average, a low carb…

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Antioxidants in fresh juices, even more abundant than thought


9 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A recent study shows current technology might be ineffective at gauging the antioxidative benefits of some of the foods we consume every day. Spanish researchers from the University of Granada suggest that the amount of antioxidants present in fresh juices such as orange, mandarin or lemon juice  may be vastly greater than previously…