Coconut oil, Health, Saturated Fat or MCT

Coconut Fat – Friend or Foe?

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  How does coconut fit in with your family’s healthy eating plan?  Does it truly contain exceptional ingredients for lifelong health?  Friend or foe?  Magazines boast it’s lush properties for health whilst health professionals may warn you against throwing away your staple vegetable oils for this supposed velvety little wonder.   Do you ever think […]

Paediatric dietitian, salt intake, hypertension, high blood pressure, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, stomach cancer

9 Easy Ways To Cut Back on Salt

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Salt.  Fancy rock sea salt.  Basic table salt.  Unbelievably there is no difference between the two.  Both still contain sodium the mineral in salt that’s linked with health problems. Minimal cost for a flavour enhancer yes, but are you willing to pay the price?  Generous intakes of salt have been linked with high blood pressure, hypertension […]