Food Archive

Video: A Diet That Treats Depression

We have shared a few videos on diet and mood last month and also via our blog article titled “Taking Care of Your Mental Health.” Psychiatrist Dr. Tracey Marks in this video draws attention to more science linking diet, inflammation and depression and how you can use food to up-regulate your mood: Got questions on

Gut Health: The Path to Immunity?

Original article published on TheMorning.lk by Naveed Rozais With health and wellbeing at the top of our minds in the midst of the third wave of Covid-19 infections hitting Sri Lanka, independent health and fitness startup Workout.lk hosted an expert masterclass on 20 June that focused on a vastly overlooked aspect of health – one

Video: Importance of Good Nutrition Practices Amongst Youth

Watch Visakha Tilekeratne share fantastic insights about the importance of maintaining good nutrition in our lifestyles and how it assists our immune health: Want to consult professionals related to nutrition, or want to seek resources on fitness or general wellness? Our platform Workout.lk aims to inspire active living, and give access to credible health and

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

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

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

Video: Food Fight (Food Industry Documentary)

This documentary talks about the fascinating history of how food as we know it today came into power and how the good food movement is fighting back: “When we walk into a supermarket, we assume that we have the widest possible choice of healthy foods. But in fact, over the course of the 20th century,

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: The Truth About Cholesterol

Worried your cholesterol levels may be too high? Watch this talk by Dr. Eric Berg to untangle the truth behind your LDL and HDL numbers…