Articles with the tag food

Easy Snacks That Promote Better Sleep

Sleep can be improved or worsened by actions that we take throughout the day. What we eat, how much light we expose ourselves to, and even how much exercise we get all play a role. Snacks are an important part of the sleep cycle, and some are a lot better for you than others. Here […]

3 Easy Dinner Meals That Help Sleep

Common wisdom was that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. That has been questioned in recent times and challenged in a lot of ways. Today, many people are more interested in the last meal of the day and how it might impact their sleep. Sleep has taken center stage with a lot […]

Boost Your Mental Health By Choosing the Right Types of Food

Your body can benefit from healthy eating in a variety of ways. For starters, it can give you more energy and help you maintain a healthy weight. While most people understand why it’s important to eat nutritious meals, some don’t understand that making the right food choices can boost their mental health. This includes eating […]

How Much Red Meat Should We Really Be Eating?

Red meat has long been a favourite food across many different cultures and cuisines. Our relationship with meat, and red meat, in particular, is changing. With the global demand for meat going up as populations grow rapidly in developing countries, we’re reaching a critical moment. CDA recently made an infographic which looks into the world […]

Health Foods Relabelled

Healthy branding is everywhere when it comes to food shopping. Everyone is lured in by that ‘healthy alternative’ when they’re out buying food.  We’re constantly bombarded with the need to be healthy, but it seems there are traps everywhere we go. And let’s be honest, how many of us have the patience and time to […]

Best Food for Anxiety

Did you know that your gut is actually a type of “second” brain? This is because what we eat has a direct effect on the way the rest of our body feels. It makes sense, the gut is where we absorb nutrients from our food, including around 95 percent of the total serotonin the body […]

Health Goals You Can Actually Stick to in 2019

Goals are a tricky thing. Setting them up is easy, following through is harder, and then actually sticking to them for a long period of time seems almost impossible. We’ll vow to go on a diet and exercise every day, we’ll promise to take much better care of ourselves, and then our initial energy and […]

Low-Carb (and Keto) Food List to Start 2019 Strong

What better way to kick off the new year than with a clear set of health goals and intentions? Clean eating not only benefits your body through potential weight loss, but it can also reduce your risk of disease and clear your mind so you can be the best version of yourself.

United Plates – Just How Healthy are America’s Favourite Dishes?

America isn’t exactly known for its healthy cuisine. The United States has somewhat of a reputation for unnaturally large portions of unhealthy food. But America is made up of 50 states. Amica International thought it would be unfair to write all American cuisine off as unhealthy without digging a little deeper. So in response, they’ve […]

Quickly Boost Your Mood With These Food Items

We know that there is a link between food and mental health, so the logical thing to do is to watch what we eat. Some people binge eat when on a low, while some starve themselves. As is usually the case, finding a middle ground is the best thing to do. When you feel that your […]