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Getting the most out of your organic hard-drive

Getting the most out of your organic hard-drive
FoodToDo

11/22/17

As the limits of the human mind haven't yet been discovered, we always strive to improve our cognitive function, or, in layman's terms, our memory. Whether the aim is to do well in a test or an exam or just impress your friends, having a good ability to recall things is useful in many aspects of our lives.

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FoodToDo Nutrition Guidelines

FoodToDo Nutrition Guidelines
FoodToDo

9/30/17

When we create recipes and meal plans we seek recommendations from our DHIET team, the Dietetic Health Intelligence uses the following guidelines. The DHIET team consists of diet experts and chefs from 3 countries.

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FoodToDo - Making Food Personal

FoodToDo - Making Food Personal
FoodToDo

12/12/17

The slogan: “Making food Personal” was born more than a year ago at a rooftop bar where we were enjoying some great sparkling wine with one of our business advisors.

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The Point of Plant Protein

The Point of Plant Protein

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FoodToDo

Published: 4/13/18

These days, the media appears to be paying a lot of attention to plant protein and how we should really be eating more of it than animal protein. But what exactly is it and why is it alleged to be so good for us?

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Gastrocolic Reflex and IBS, Crohn's disease and dietary causes

Gastrocolic Reflex and IBS, Crohn's disease and dietary causes

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FoodToDo

Published: 4/8/18

We mentioned that gastrocolic reflex studies were mostly based on patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS is a very common gastrointestinal condition (prevalence 10-15%) that can affect significantly a person's quality of life.

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Gastrocolic Reflex

Gastrocolic Reflex

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FoodToDo

Published: 4/7/18

Gastrocolic reflex is a term used to describe the meal-induced motor activity of the colon. Gastrocolic reflex intensifies strong mass peristalsis movements that force feces into the rectum. However, this should not be considered as a colonic reflex because meals stimulate motor activity throughout the gut, including the colon.

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The Beauty of Beetroot

The Beauty of Beetroot

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FoodToDo

Published: 3/31/18

The beetroot is not usually a food to be given star billing on a menu - but let’s not overlook this humble root vegetable! With its earthy and slightly sweet taste, beetroot is a surprisingly versatile ingredient for both sweet and savory dishes.

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We’re Just Nuts About Nuts

We’re Just Nuts About Nuts

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FoodToDo

Published: 3/31/18

What’s not to love about nuts? There are plenty of delicious types to choose from and they are easy to eat on the go - a tasty and convenient snack created by Mother Nature! Yet there seems to be much confusion surrounding nuts - for example, whether eating them will make us gain weight or whether they add any nutritional value to our diet.

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The Power of Pomegranates

The Power of Pomegranates

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FoodToDo

Published: 3/21/18

The pomegranate is one of the oldest known fruits, originating from the Middle East. It is often believed to be a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life - and when we examine its nutrient content, perhaps this fruit is worthy of such accolades!

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Is Gluten Really the Enemy?

Is Gluten Really the Enemy?

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FoodToDo

Published: 3/6/18

What exactly is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley that helps foods to maintain their shape, (1). For example, this clever protein makes pizza dough stretchy, gives bread its spongy texture, and is used to thicken sauces and soups.

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The importance of replacing animal proteins with plant proteins

The importance of replacing animal proteins with plant proteins

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FoodToDo

Published: 1/18/18

There is no doubt that cardiovascular disease is on the top of the causal factors of mortality in the western countries. Despite the technological and drug-medical development, the role of lifestyle and diet is still crucial against the risk factors of cardiovascular disease, including dyslipidemia. A systematic review and meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggest that substituting one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could lead to a small reduction in the three main cholesterol markers (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B for cardiovascular disease prevention.

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The Facts of Fibre

The Facts of Fibre

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FoodToDo

Published: 1/15/18

Fibre is something that we all know is good for us. But did you know that we are actually consuming nowhere near as much of it as we should? It's sad, but true and it's also the reason why an entire article is dedicated to fibre in order to raise awareness and inspire people to pay more attention to their dietary fibre requirements.

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Amazing Avocados

Amazing Avocados

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FoodToDo

Published: 1/15/18

Avocados are those big, round, green fruits that sound and seem exotic, yet they have become a much loved diet staple and recipe ingredient in recent years. We all know fruit is good for us, but it's always good to be well-informed about the actual benefit each one can provide. On this occasion, we are looking at the avocado and we have to admit, we like what we see very much!

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