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Are Naked smoothies actually good for you?

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Jack Bushell
Nutrition BSc, King's College London. @masha_budr  · 15 февраля 2017
First, let's answer the more general question: "Are smoothies good for you?"  Smoothies are crushed fruit and/or vegetables blended with ice with the addition of other things, such as yoghurt, milk, nuts etc. So, basically, a smoothie is a juice with lots of extra stuff added to it... Читать далее
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What's the healthiest sandwich I can buy from Pret a Manger?

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Andrew Harrison
Nutrition BSc, King's College London. @masha_budr  · 21 ноября 2016
To answer this question, we should start with a definition of 'the healthiest'. According to the National Diet and Nutrition Survey, the British population has tremendously high intakes of added sugars, salt and saturated fats and very low intakes of fibre. There are also a couple of... Читать далее
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How many carrots would you have to eat to make yourself ill?

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Andrew Harrison
User of The Question  · 8 ноября 2016

Thank you, this is very useful and I shall be showing it to my wife who eats carrots by the ton. One more thing: is there any truth in the urban myth that if you eat too many carrots you will actually turn orange?

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Why do people eat meat?

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Hazel Sharrad
Lecturer in Sustainability Science at the University of Southampton. (Co)author...  · 23 января 2017
Humans evolved to eat meat. Carnivory shaped Homo sapiens bodies and behaviour. We have forward facing eyes, pointed canine teeth, and a digestive system that can efficiently process meat. We also have big brains we can use to make tools and weapons as well as work collectively to... Читать далее
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Do mustards, horseradish sauce, mint sauce and other condiments need to be refrigerated?

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Lili Harges
Nutrition BSc, King's College London. @masha_budr  · 18 декабря 2016
The short answer would be to store them all in the refrigerator once opened. The named condiments can all last for months (always check the label and try not to exceed a use-by date!) if stored properly. Back in the day the recipe for ketchup, mustard and others was different and most... Читать далее
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Why is fast food so tasty?

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Angell Madeleinne
Lecturer in appetite & obesity at the University of Liverpool. @EmmaBoyland  · 31 января 2017
There are many factors affecting the food decisions we make. Some are more complex than others, and often it has less to do with conscious decision making on our part and more to do with the food environment in which we find ourselves. The current food environment in most Western... Читать далее
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If a zombie apocalypse happens, what food should I get from the supermarket to help me survive longer?

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Тоня Самсонова

Nutrition BSc, King's College London. @masha_budr  · 11 октября 2016
Water. When the zombie apocalypse happens, there are high chances that clean water won't be easily accessible. Even if you run out of food, your body will use the reserves, such as sugars, fats and eventually muscles, which will keep you alive for a while (depending on various factors... Читать далее
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Is a pint of beer really as fattening as two Mars bars?

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Jim Butler
Reader in Alcohol Policy and Mental Health Studies, University of Greenwich...  · 12 декабря 2016
No. Two Mars bars contain 520 calories. Alcohol does contain calories and is often forgotten about when individuals consider their calorie intake. A pint of beer typically contains 208 calories and a medium glass of wine (175ml) contains 160 calories. But people are becoming aware of... Читать далее
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Would a nutritionist or dietitian ever prescribe a vegan diet and if so, why?

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Emily Cope
UK Registered Dietitian (RD), Nutritionist & Food Writer  · 30 января 2017
There has been a lot of attention in the media recently on vegetarian diets, vegan diets, and the movement towards plant-based eating, as well as initiatives like “meat-free” Monday. It’s important to point out though that switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet should be done carefully... Читать далее
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Why is parmesan cheese so moreish?

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TheQSTN.com Team
Professional chef and author of 'My Simple Italian'. Proprietor of Theo Randall...  · 4 ноября 2016
Good food is not just about flavour. It’s about texture and the texture of parmesan cheese is amazing. There’s no cheese like it. It’s got that incredible crystalline, nutty texture. And the flavour! It’s quite rich, but it’s got that flavour that you just crave. If you’d tasted it... Читать далее
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