Food and nutrients

/Food and nutrients

Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

2019-07-17T09:49:01+00:00June 8th, 2019|

It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies [...]

Fibre is the F word my children should be talking about!

2019-05-16T19:28:47+00:00May 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

With sugar continually making the headlines, fibre doesn't get a look in. And yet this is really what we should be focusing on. The good news is we can put a positive spin on it because it's all about what to eat more of. How [...]

Eggs – are they all they’re cracked up to be?

2019-04-17T16:25:29+00:00April 17th, 2019|

Love the ingredient check list for an egg shown here, if only to highlight that the most ‘natural’ foods have an array of chemical compounds they contain. Long, complex names aren’t synonymous with foods that are bad for us and whilst as consumers we are [...]

Up the oily – it’s time to stink out the office

2019-04-11T12:40:01+00:00April 11th, 2019|

Hot off the press the national diet and nutrition survey has new results. I know this is exciting folks and you’ll be gutted that you haven’t got time to read the whole thing so thought I’d share the highlights in bite sized chunks to inspire [...]

Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

2019-07-22T21:01:23+00:00August 20th, 2018|

Dairy free living is gaining in popularity with the supermarket aisles making room for many plant-based alternatives to milk. Undoubtedly beneficial to the planet but what about from a nutritional perspective when there are many mouths to feed? You may have a child with [...]

Tips for Grandma – Spotlight on Protein in the Older Generation

2018-04-08T20:56:23+00:00April 8th, 2018|

Nutrition is always an interesting subject to talk about with the older generation for many reasons. Our nutrition knowledge has come on in leaps and bounds in the last 20- 30 years. When I was a child we didn’t know as much about nutrition as [...]

Plant power – a guide on pulses and lentils for those that aren’t sure how to use them

2018-03-07T21:20:27+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Plant Power Today is plant power day; an opportunity to put plants in the lime light and raise their profile for the goodness that they provide. There has been a lot of hype recently about plant based eating and whether you go full vegan, or [...]

The 7 habits of highly nutritious parenting (and how to keep sane in the process)!

2017-12-04T21:12:18+00:00September 5th, 2017|

September always used to represent a new pencil case. Life seemed simpler then! Now it represents new beginnings for my family and lots of ‘new’ year’s resolutions for me. If we write stuff down and share it with others we’re more likely to achieve [...]