Artificial sweeteners

By |2018-04-09T17:22:56+00:00April 6th, 2018|Artificial sweeteners, Calorie intake, Nutrition, Processed foods, The human gut flora|

Artificial sweeteners [toc] Sweeteners that are not produced by nature are called artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners are sugar substitutes that provide a sweet taste whilst containing way less calories than sugar. Today, the most important artificial sweeteners are aspartame and sucralose. Strangely, although artificial sweeteners contain almost no calories [...]

Processed foods

By |2018-04-09T17:46:28+00:00April 5th, 2018|Artificial sweeteners, Calorie intake, Dietary fibre, Nutrition, Phytochemicals, Processed foods|

Processed foods [toc] Processed foods differ from fresh foods. They are fresh foods that are processed by certain methods. Food processing by baking, canning, drying or freezing must not lead to an unhealthy food, however: Processed foods may contain high levels of salt, loads of sugar, or high fat [...]


By |2018-04-06T09:21:13+00:00February 9th, 2018|Calorie intake, Diet, Dietary fibre, Nutrients, Nutrition, Vitamins|

Nutrition is what you eat! [toc] Ehm, no – actually not. According to the definition, nutrition is “a science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism”. How boring! But there is another term [...]

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