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Eat Like an Ancient Roman for a Healthier Lunch – Infographic

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Eat Like Ancient Roman Healthier Lunch Infographic

The Ancient Romans have provided Britain with many things, such as roads and reading.

They also led the way in living in towns and cities, but probably more importantly, they showed us a healthy diet.

We’re not talking about lavish banquets of the wealthy, but the diets of everyday folk who ate fresh fruits, vegetables, and plenty of fish.

Today most of us munch a sandwich at out desks which more often than not do little more than stave off hunger. This type of on-the-go lunch rarely has much nutritional goodness, leaving us feeling sluggish and brain-fogged in the afternoons. However, if you eat like the Ancient Romans you’ll find that you will be looking after your body and mind. Read the rest of this entry

The Rising Popularity of the Gluten-Free Diet – Infographic

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Rising Popularity of the Gluten-Free Diet

In 2014, the gluten-free market was worth $2.84 billion and by 2021 it is expected to be worth $4.89 billion.

These figures are staggering but the interesting thing is that only a percentage of this money is spent by people with a gluten intolerance. Only 1% of percent of the population has been diagnosed with gluten intolerance, but up to 30% of consumers are opting for gluten-free foods. Europe leads the way in the gluten-free market but North America is catching up quickly and is expected to lead the way of growth into the future.

People remove gluten from their diet for a variety of reasons and gluten intolerance is only one of the reasons. For example, 39% of people remove gluten to improve their digestive health and 25% do it to lose weight. The evidence that it helps in either of these areas is a bit blurry yet the majority of people cut gluten out of their diet for these reasons. Evidence has shown that gluten-free foods are 242% more expensive than regular products. It really is a big commitment to go gluten-free if you don’t have evidence of a gluten intolerance. Read the rest of this entry

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Eat a Healthy Lunch at School

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Our kids are at school for more of the waking hours than they are at home.

Because of that, we as parents should ensure that they eat a healthy lunch and get the nutrition and fuel they need to be able to focus, learn and be active to meet the needs of the school day. The trouble is, how do you know what to pack in their lunch to achieve that goal?

This article will serve as a guide to help parents pack a healthy lunch for their children.

By Guest Author – Source: http://www.lifeadvancer.com/kids-eat-healthy-lunch-school