There I’ve said it, I’m addicted to sugar, well puddings to be precise. I don’t drink, smoke, or take drugs so I suppose as vices go, a cake isn’t that bad. But here’s the thing I have a pudding after every evening meal, and I don’t mean a yoghurt or an apple but an actualRead More About I’m addicted to sugar – Help!
For the last few weeks, the Muslim community have been observing Ramadan, a time of fasting, but this week on the 13th and 14th of May comes Eid Al Fatir, the breaking of the fast. This is the day where, traditionally, the Muslim community feast in celebration and this feasting can contain many high fatRead More About Eid al Fitr 13th-14th of May – Breaking the fast in a healthy way.
Coeliac awareness week is upon us so it’s time to learn about Coeliac disease and how it can affect us. One in one hundred people in the UK have Coeliac disease which amounts to a staggering 682,071 people who live with this common complaint and only 30% of those have had a formal diagnosis ofRead More About Coeliac awareness week 9th-15th of May
Over the bank holiday I enjoyed some fresh Asparagus, not an item usually found in my shopping basket, but as it’s low in calories, boasts an impressive nutrient profile, and was cheap – I thought it would make a nice change to Broccoli. Served with some fresh salmon and new potatoes, and cooked as perRead More About What are the benefits of eating seasonally?
If you’re struggling with food availability near you at the moment and are trying to do fewer food shops in the name of social distancing, it’s worthwhile thinking about how your meal planning routine may change over the coming weeks. You might be less likely to plan ahead and get all the ingredients you want,Read More About Store Cupboard Essentials
With World Sleep Day taking place today (13th of March 2020) you couldn’t dream up a better reason to get more sleep. The average person needs around 8 hours of good-quality sleep a night. If you don’t get enough sleep there can be negative effects on your health, weight, mood and concertation. Better Sleep, Better Life,Read More About Poor Sleep Is Linked To Weight Gain And Health Issues
Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health but it can be hard; from sugar cravings to portion sizes to getting the right amount of the food groups you need. For some people, it can be made even harder. Between 1.25 and 3.4 million people in the UK are affectedRead More About About Eating Disorders – Eating Disorder Week 2-8 March 2020
It’s pancake day! And also time to put away that chocolate spread and ice cream in favour of a nice healthy alternative. Serves 2, makes 4 Equipment: Mixing bowl, fork, whisk, non-stick frying pan, chopping board, knife, teaspoon Ingredients 1 large, ripe banana 2 medium eggs, beaten Pinch of baking powder 1 tsp. vegetable oilRead More About Fruity Pancakes
We’ve all read about the negative side effects of sugar, with scientists claiming it has a similar effect on our bodies to cocaine. During February Sugar Smart & Cancer Research is aiming aims to get us to give up sugar and go ‘Fizz Free’, but should we and if we do will our health benefit?Read More About Benefits Of Giving Up Sugary Drinks For February
With Christmas recently over, Valentine’s day upon us and Easter just around the corner, it is so easy to go over the daily recommendations for sugar. A national survey of diets has shown that children aged four to ten, along with adults are eating twice the amount of sugar they should be, whilst teenagers areRead More About Negative Effects Of Sugar