Author Archives for Safcol

5 tastes needed to satisfy your taste buds

February 8, 2021

Did you know that by including all the 5 tastes in your meal you are less likely to overeat? The 5 tastes being sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami work together to satisfy your taste buds. Each of these tastes are recognised by different parts of your tongue and it seems the more of your taste buds which are stimulated the more satisfied you are after a meal.

What are functional foods?

February 5, 2021

You may have noticed the term ‘functional food’ written on products in your supermarket but you might not be sure exactly what this term means. Most food provides nutrients which help your body to function, such as carbohydrates for energy and protein for cell repair. Functional foods are a class beyond the basic macronutrients a food can provide. To be classified as a functional food, additional health benefits must be present.

Seafood is one way to help manage ADHD symptoms

February 1, 2021

You are not alone if your child has been diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is estimated that one in twenty children have this mental health disorder. ADHD is characterised by above normal levels of hyperactivity, impulsive behaviours and difficulty focusing on a single task or remaining still for an extended period. ADHD is seen in both girls and boys but is more common in boys.

Love your liver with seafood

January 13, 2021

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the most common type of... Read More

4 Common Inflammation Myths

January 11, 2021

by Ashleigh Feltham Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist Are you one of the many confused by what foods cause... Read More