The Facts About Edible Hemp – How Healthy is it?

The Facts About Edible Hemp – How Healthy is it?

Health
Hemp, something previously associated with woven bags and tie dye, is now emerging as a popular health food. Although the use of hemp for food, fiber and medicines is not new, it has recently become revived. There was a period of time when hemp crops were banned, many countries have since legalised edible hemp. Australia, who are a bit behind the ball, have only just made this move. Inevitability there will be an explosion of hemp food products in the coming months, and with it there are sure to be some fantastic health claims attached. What’s so great about hemp? Is it as healthy as promised or will we be adding it to the superfood wankery list? Industrial hemp or edible hemp is grown under conditions that reduce the level…
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All Meat, All the Time

All Meat, All the Time

Health
There is surprising amount of people following an all meat diet. Nothing else. All meat, all the time. I first heard of this meat only diet on a TV show, an entire family that only ate meat. At the time, I thought they were an anomaly, kind of like those people that like to eat glass or other equally unpalatable objects. Apparently, I was wrong. With the popularity of the ketogenic diet on the rise, it seems many are willing to take the next step and go all meat – otherwise known as zero carb – could this be the next big dietary trend? The Zero Carb support group I joined on Facebook has close to 6,500 members, another public forum has nearly 13,000 follower and YouTube videos on the…
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Nutrition on Twitter: The Starter Pack

Nutrition on Twitter: The Starter Pack

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For all the nutrition gurus or nutrition enthusiasts out there is a Twitter account going to benefit you? Managing multiple social media accounts can be tricky and sometimes time consuming, so is it worth setting up another platform? In my opinion, the answer is yes. Without question Twitter has to be one of the best resources for staying in the loop on trending nutrition and science topics. It is also a great tool for nutrition professionals to network and support each other. While I have been wanting to encourage my peers to get on Twitter for a while now, I recognise that starting out it can be difficult. The initial task of finding people tweeting about topics and issues you are interested in can take some time. So to make…
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