Nutrition Archive

Video: Why You Shouldn’t RELY on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Yes, there are instances where supplementation is required; however, it should never replace real food and over reliance or over dosage may in many instances be harmful than otherwise. Watch this video from the What I’ve Learned (WIL) channel to understand more… Have a specific health condition, or interested in consulting professional to understand if

Talk: Nutrition in Colombo

We organized a very informative panel session that received great audience feedback! Thanks to all those who dedicated time to improve their well-being, and special thanks to Dr Natalie Cooke, Shanez Gunatilaka and Visakha Tillekeratne for sharing great industry insights, best practices on nutrition while digging in to subtopics such as the gut health, toxic

Find a Fitness Center or Class Near You

Always wanted to start a new fitness routine but never found the time? The current situation in the country might turn out to be an opportunity to explore new avenues, stay focused and realign our health goals. From Pilates to calisthenics at the park, Colombo offers you a lot of ways to keep fit. For

Video: How Food Affects Your Mood

When it comes to what you put in your mouth, your choices have a direct effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. Stressful times may make some of us binge eat, crave sugary sweets or reach out to unhealthy fast foods. While this is a very common response, mindful eating patterns

Video: Ironmind by London Real

London Real’s Brian Rose challenges himself to an IRONMAN race together with John Joseph embarking on a journey of true self discovery…

Who’s Afraid Of Vinegar?

There are not many foods so badly misunderstood or so essential in the kitchen. Its strong sour taste isn’t a mainstream favorite but vinegar is definitely scoring high on health charts and shopping lists around the world. What makes it so special? First of all, there seem to be as many kinds of vinegar as

What’s With Veganism?

All around the world, more and more people have chosen to adopt a vegan lifestyle, excluding all animal products from their diet, including some incredibly commonplace foods such as dairy, eggs, and honey. Although the transition from an omnivorous to a plant-based diet can be trying for many, the benefits of it are unparalleled. Veganism

Video: A Brief History of Fat, and Why We Hate It

Why have we come to hate something that’s essential for us? Here’s an interesting documentary by SLATE that explores the topic:

Video: Vitamins and Supplements: Magic Pills – The Fifth Estate

From herbal remedies to minerals, vitamins and other supplements, it’s a billion dollar industry that includes everyone from Big Pharma to Mom and Pop operations. They’re products packed with promises, but what’s actually in the bottle? Could we be taking too much? And could they actually be harmful to your health? CBC News Fifth Estate

Talk: Celebrate Good Food

What an inspiring panel that was! Thank you to Ronali Perera, Rushini Goonathilake, Mila Rodrigo and Dilan Meegoda for sharing your insights and experiences on starting up a health food venture, its challenges, problem-solving approaches taken, and inspiration for budding entrepreneurs. Special thanks to Lawrence Tredrea for sharing valuable science-backed insights, best practices and advice