No time for breakfast? Watch the video to see how you can make 5 healthy breakfasts in the time it takes the kettle to boil! … More No time for breakfast?
Iron deficiency is surprisingly common in the UK. It is particularly prevalent among infants, teenage girls, pregnant women and the elderly. I, myself, have been rejected from giving blood on several occasions due to low iron levels, and I now ensure I eat iron rich foods regularly. Iron plays a critical role in transferring … More Iron rich foods
In the UK we only eat, on average, about half the amount of fibre that we should. It seems perfectly acceptable to discuss how many carbs or protein you are eating, and the latest diets, however talking about fibre is deemed to be much less acceptable. The obvious link between fibre and bowel movements means … More Eating more fibre will make you happier
Nature is full of amazing ingredients, make sure you get a portion of these three ingredients daily to keep you healthy and happy. Garlic – soups, casseroles, curries or of course garlic bread! Antibacterial Anti-fungal Antiseptic Immune Booster Cancer Fighting Wound Healing Lemon– try a refreshing glass of hot water and lemon each morning Aids … More Natures Miracle Trio
It might seem strange that a nutritional adviser is reviewing a book about eating what you want, however I love the philosophy behind this book, and my recent post about how we get improved nutritional benefit from eating food we enjoy shows how much I believe in eating food we enjoy; food should not be … More Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh
If you were to view your body as a machine that required fuel what types of fuel would you put into it and at what intervals to get the optimum performance? Have you ever thought about whether you are getting the optimum performance out of your machine? It’s a question that fascinates me and one … More Eating for Energy
Alessandra is vegan and she is knowledgeable about diet, food and exercise. She had a serious knee injury which resulted in her not being able to walk for 8 weeks, and she still had mobility issues some 4 months later. She was seeing a physio who said there was no reason for her not to … More Alessandra, vegan recovering from injury
Jan had been trying to lose some weight for a few years, her weight yo-yoed because the only way she knew was to eat less if she wanted to weigh more. Since being retired Jan said she had lost a lot of her energy, she felt tired in the day and lacked motivation to do … More Jan – recently retired company director
My job is a nutritional adviser, my hobby is food and cooking, so my life rotates around food. It’s the first thing i think about and the last thing on my mind at night. I love creating new recipes, feeding myself and my loved ones; but I also have moments where my meal is simply … More Is there nutritional value in eating food you enjoy, and enjoying the food you eat?
The first thing I check with my clients is how much water they are drinking. Water is vital to ensure we function properly. I spent much of my childhood and early twenties suffering from headaches, but it wasn’t until I reached my thirties that I realised it was often due to dehydration. There are issues … More Water & Hydration