Nutrition Archive

More Colour on Your Plate = More Nutrients!

It is found that when food is laid before them, people eat first with their eyes, eagerly searching for colour and variation on the plate, secondly with the nose searching for familiar smells and also the wonderful aromas that come from the addition of spices and herbs, and lastly taste with the mouth. So what

Video: Is Gluten that bad for your health?

Wheat flour products have infiltrated our food system and is seen pretty much at every food store or restaurant in Sri Lanka. Are there any benefits from cutting wheat out of the diet? This excellent video from What I’ve Learned channel provides good answers to demystify the topic. Books like Wheat Belly have enhanced the

Going Back to Our Roots: Our Grandparents’ Diet and Lifestyle

This fascinating topic takes us to a timeline 40 to 50 years ago and before. The extended family was intact. So there were plenty of hands to share household chores and quality time to prepare food together from age-old recipes, to eat and to feed children. A number of curries, sambols, chutneys, pickles and short

Matcha for Immunity and Health

Matcha tea is gaining popularity throughout the world in recent years and is frequently referred to as a mood-and-brain food. Various research has demonstrated that three constituents present in matcha tea, l-theanine, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and caffeine, affect mood and cognitive performance positively. Matcha and regular green tea both come from the Camellia Sinensis plant,

Video: Food as Medicine – Dr. William Li

A great talk by Dr. William Li, a world-renowned physician and scientist, on new advances in our understanding of how food affects our health and chronic disease prevention:

Video: Soil Health and Food Independence

Triple board certified physician Zach Bush MD is one of the most compelling medical minds currently working to improve our understanding of human and environmental health. Listen to and share his fascinating insights available on the Rich Roll Podcast: We recently organized an event where we shared insights and trends from the growing health food

Talk: Good For You, Good For Planet

Workout.lk together with Hatch will be hosting a webinar on Sunday, 5 July, with an eminent panel of health professionals and health entrepreneurs coming together to share insights and trends from the growing health food industry, celebrate young startups spearheading good work in the organic food and beverages community, hear their success stories and pitfalls,

Talk: Truth About Immunity

Thank you to all those who dedicated time to improve their well-being and for attending our topic on immunity organized via Zoom last month. Our special gratitude to our panelists Dr. Tyrol Ferdinands and Shanez Gunatilaka for sharing valuable expert insights on factors that affect immunity, providing new perspectives on viruses and cytokine storms, the

Video: In Defense of Food

To escape the harmful health consequences of the Western diet, we can either wait centuries for evolution to adapt our bodies to junk food, or take a much more practical and economical path: change the way we’re eating. Something that’s a lot simpler than we may think. Pollan offers us a simple seven-word guide to

Food for Thought & Immunity

We know that the recommended hygiene and physical distancing protocols gives us the best chances of slowing or preventing the spread of the new Coronavirus in the short-term; so do follow the evidence-based advice to wash for 20 seconds or more using soap and water, along with other preventative measures. While we take care of