March 25, 2018

One of today’s health headlines states that “Medical students say they currently learn almost nothing about the way diet and lifestyle affect health”.

Much of what GPs see in practice are chronic, non-communicable conditions for which there are currently no cures. Many...

March 19, 2018

Do you ever have days when normal mealtimes just don't work out? Well yesterday was one of those days for me! My children were all doing various things at different times and no-one was going to be around at lunchtime or even near anywhere they could get something to e...

March 15, 2018

While browsing the aisles of my local store, I came across a range of new products which looked both healthy and delicious, so I thought I’d give them a try. Nutural World has launched a new range of spreads made from dried fruits, seeds and nuts. Sugar and food additi...

March 12, 2018

Does coleslaw bring up images of soggy white cabbage in polystyrene containers? Here, I have given coleslaw a health boost using red cabbage, carrots and spring onions in a dressing of extra virgin olive oil and apple cider vinegar. I have boosted its nutrition content...

March 8, 2018

Public Health England has declared war on calories this week. Manufacturers will need to cut the calorie content in many ready meals and take-aways.

This is certainly a move in the right direction, but I can't help thinking that if only these government agencies and hea...

March 6, 2018

Grain-free options are one of the latest food trends. Grain-free diets can be helpful for some people who are experiencing digestive problems. 

There are lots of ways to replace grains in dishes, some of them tastier than others. I found a great recipe online using...

March 3, 2018

Salt is bad for you, right? That's what all the health claims say but it's actually not so clear-cut. Sodium (the mineral in salt) plays an important role in maintaining the balance of electrolytes in our bodies. Magnesium, sodium, chloride and potassium are all minera...

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