Energy density refers to the amount of energy, or calories in a particular weight of food, usually per gram. Certain foods have a high energy density, whereas others—typically those high in water and fibre—have a lower energy content per gram. Foods with a lower energy density, such fruits, vegetables, and soups made with broth, typically contain […]
Portion control is a fundamental aspect of dietary management that plays a huge role in
achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. This brief guide will discuss the importance of
portion control, and what portion sizes may look like.
A plant based diet consists of minimally processed vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, and minimises animal products such as dairy, eggs, red meat, poultry and fish. For the sake of this article, we will discuss some concer