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Butter vs Marg

The heavyweight battle. Like the rumble in the jungle, the thriller in Manilla, this is an epic that will be repeated again and again. Maybe not on ESPN though. Every nutrition exam I can remember had this eternal question and at the time I was suckered into the answer that the lecturers required. The scene: […]

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Cholesterol- rebel but not a cause

Cholesterol. The death molecule. Or not. Anyone and everyone has heard one thing or another about cholesterol. Apparently it kills us by blocking our arteries in a process called atherosclerosis where “plaque” builds up in the walls of our blood vessels. Little bits of this plaque can break off and get lodged in the smaller […]

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Hey hey it’s Fry Day

Since ancient Egyptians discovered the deliciousness of cooking some goat in butter we have all grown to enjoy a little Sunday fry-up or the occasional fish n’ chips, but choosing the right oil is quite important for your overall health. Fried foods should be something we have in moderation, especially those that are fried by […]

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