health

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Back in the 1990s, launching a reduced-fat avocado would have seemed like a good idea – this was the period when consumers’ fear of fat and the belief that ‘fat makes you fat’ was at its peak. But in 2017, when consumers can distinguish between ‘good fats’ and ‘bad fats’ – with plant foods firmly […]

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How to harness the Good Carbs, Bad Carbs trend?

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Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Consumers’ quest for better and fewer carbohydrates is creating a wealth of opportunities, even in the mass market, according to 10 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition and Health 2018, New Nutrition Business’ annual trends report. The trend is fuelled by emerging science – discussed in the media and online – that associates carbs with health […]

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Low carb life – week 3

Posted on:
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Okay, the novelty has definitely started to wear off. I go between hating and loving this diet. Getting through a stubborn cold without being able to eat some of my favourite foods was definitely one long week of hating it. While I appreciate the improved satiety, the experiments in the kitchen and the stable energy […]

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