UNDERSTANDING DIETARY FATS
Dietary fats fall into four main groups: saturated, trans, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats and these have different effects on the heart and health. However, all types of fat are high in calories and can contribute to weight … Read more.
Cholesterol is fatty substance found in both foods and the human body. It is needed by the body to make hormones, vitamin D and bile acids for digestion. However, high blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for … Read more.
Intermittent fasting diets (IFDs) are increasingly becoming popular and of interest to both scientists and general public in recent years. They appear to be showing promise in weight loss and seem to have potential positive health benefits. Daily dietary restriction … Read more.
Sugar is one of the foods that is often vilified and blamed for a number of human ills. Much of the views about the ills of sugar on the internet and social media are extreme and includes being poisonous, addictive … Read more.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is one of the most commonly used spices around the world and is a popular ingredient in many Ghanaian dishes and beverages. Ginger has also been used in traditional medicine as a cure for many diseases. It … Read more.