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How healthy are dried fruits really?


18 Jan, 2016 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Highly praised as great snacks, dried fruits are a very common substitute to regular fresh fruits, due to their smaller size and a their extended sell by date. The trap most of us fall into is that we tend to consume more dried fruits than fresh fruits, not only because…

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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…