Spring into Health – Bridgeford’s Best Bites

Spring fruit and vegetables are nutritious, mouthwatering and tasty. Choose a variety of colours and textures to enhance your diet and improve your health. Nutrients abundant in spring foods and what they help Vitamin A: eyesight, skin, growth, protein synthesis, infections Beta Carotene: the body converts it to vitamin A Vitamin C: antioxidant, iron absorption, … Continue reading Spring into Health – Bridgeford’s Best Bites

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Rainbow Foods: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Grandmother taught the fundamentals to good health: "eat your fruit and vegetables", i.e. a rainbow diet. Dr Ray Vartabedian devised a system assigning nutritional values (www.nutripoints.com) for foods to help you make better choices for maximum benefit. e.g. 2 cups of raw spinach is 75 nutripoints whereas 2 cups of green lettuce is 34. Fruit … Continue reading Rainbow Foods: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Summer Salad Tips – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Fresh, raw fruit and vegetables generally have higher nutritional value than when cooked because heat destroys many vital nutrients. Experiment with some of the ingredients listed below to add extra flavour and texture to your salads and make a meal of them. Try one new ingredient at a time. Remember different shapes can vary taste, … Continue reading Summer Salad Tips – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

From Pyramid to Food Plate – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

5th - 11th July is Childhood Obesity Awareness Week 2011. July 2011 is also Ice Cream month! The food plate is important for avoiding obesity and encouraging health by eating a balanced diet  The food plate has replaced the pyramid that was established in USA in 1992 as a guideline to a balanced diet. The … Continue reading From Pyramid to Food Plate – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Nutrition to Help Sport and Exercise

Whether you are starting exercise after hibernation or are already into sports, nutrition plays a vital part Fitness versus Health There is a difference between fitness and health; fit people can drop dead, whereas healthy people do not! There are nutritional specifics for your particular sport, although the basics are similar. Focus on health and … Continue reading Nutrition to Help Sport and Exercise

Nutrition Aimed at Helping Cancer Prevention – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2010 A few facts and figures about breast cancer Only 7% thought to be genetic Largest impact comes from lifestyle and diet Many linked to excess oestrogen Many contain toxic metals Toxic metals, chemicals and Stress affect our health negatively Genetics We are not totally at the mercy of … Continue reading Nutrition Aimed at Helping Cancer Prevention – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Tasty Holiday Tips – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Good nutrition is essential to good health. A rainbow diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables is essential to good nutrition. Prepare quick and easy, nutritious and delicious food for your kids. Entice them to eat more than 5 a day as good health insurance. Fun Fruit and Vegetables Chop into bite size pieces of … Continue reading Tasty Holiday Tips – (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips