What is a Soursop?

What is a Soursop?

The internet loves superfoods and health trends, especially if they are unusual (has anyone heard of acai?). Soursop is the newest fruit that is getting a lot of attention. Soursop, which has the scientific name Annona muricata, is a fruit that comes from South America and is known by many names. It might also be … Read more

Is Obesity a Sickness?

Is Obesity a Sickness?

When you say the word “obesity,” opinions and false ideas start flying. But being overweight isn’t caused by not having enough willpower or not caring about how you look. Obesity is a problem that affects about 42% of the people in the U.S. What is being fat? Obesity is a disease in which abnormal or … Read more

Sweet banana smoothie: how to make it

Sweet banana smoothie: how to make it

Our banana smoothie recipe calls for low-fat dairy products and soft fruits from a can (like peaches or pears). They keep you hydrated, are good for you, and have calcium and protein. If you can’t drink milk or eat dairy because you have lactose intolerance, you can make a similar smoothie with protein powder, fruit … Read more

How many grammes of fibre do kids need?

How many grammes of fibre do kids need?

When parents go to see paediatricians and specialists, they often worry that their child doesn’t eat many foods with fibre. Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MD, a paediatric gastroenterologist, says that parents often tell him that it’s very hard to get their carb-loving toddler to eat things like fruits, vegetables, almonds, and whole grains, which are high in … Read more