Snacking It Right

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By Dr. Antonella Grima Article as appeared on eve.com.mt on 19th January 2015 I often encounter people who are ever so diligent when having their main meals and who unfortunately commit a number of snacking blunders, thus consuming the wrong types of food and exceeding their daily caloric needs through snacking. The result is inevitable […]


Enjoying the Summer Grill… The Guilt-Free Way

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By Dr. Antonella Grima Summer is round the corner and the smell of those fabulous summer barbecues is already in the air. Follow these practical tips to join in the summer fun in a healthy and low-calorie way. Choose your cuts. When it comes to meat, fish or white meat such as chicken breast are the healthier options […]


That Nasty Orange Peel

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By Dr. Antonella Grima Cellulite, the appearance of that nasty orange peel on the skin, plagues many women worldwide. The bad news is that, yes, there is a genetic tendency to have it and it does affect thinner women, too. The good news is that there are various ways in which you can keep it […]


When Bacon is no Longer an Option

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By Dr. Antonella Grima On the 26th of October 2015 The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research agency of the World Health Organization, issued a press release stating that it had evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat and classified the consumption of red meat as […]


HDL: The Neglected Good Cholesterol

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By Dr. Antonella Grima We are often all-too-aware about the foods that contain LDL – the bad cholesterol and we try to avoid them, religiously. However, most of us forget all about our ally – HDL, the good cholesterol – that mops LDL out of our arteries and keeps them clean and healthy, thus preventing […]