Food and nutrients

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What to take into consideration in February if you did Veganuary

2021-02-02T22:17:22+00:00February 2nd, 2021|

Veganuary recruited a record number of signups this year (around 500,000). It continues to trend but against popular belief, not all vegan diets are healthy. Let's pull back that 'health halo' and have a poke around, with a particular focus on the vegan processed [...]

Cereal Bar choices for those with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2020-02-21T14:26:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Following on from my cereal bars for busy people recommendations, here is the low down for those who need to be mindful of carbohydrate intake whilst also ensuring their snacks can be nourishing and help them top up on protein, fibre and other vitamins [...]

Cereal bar recommendations for busy people

2020-02-09T21:57:26+00:00February 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

For busy working professionals, snacking provides an ideal opportunity to fuel the day between meals or when the next meal amidst the chaos is a long way off. Too often though, we snack on the wrong thing and lurch from one sugar low to [...]

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 [...]