Which foods are rich in iron? There are actually two types of iron: the type that is found in animal products is called haem iron, and is easier for our body to absorb. Non-haem iron is found in green veggies and plant-based foods, and is, by comparison, a bit harder for the body to absorb. Read the full article…
Take the kids on a tasty adventure with these fun, foodie ideas for day trips and things to do. Check out local social media groups for a better idea of what’s on near you, and take a look at your local council website for information on food markets or one-off events across the summer.
It’s the school holidays! So why not have a bit of fun over lunch and get the kids involved in making their own meal? Think about colourful combos of fresh veg, and hands-on dishes that the kids can assemble themselves at the table. Cooking together is a great way to keep everyone busy on a lazy (or rainy!) day, and get a little goodness into the kids’ diet as well.
If you’re hosting a children’s party or sleepover during the holidays, why not get the kids to do the catering? It’s a fun way to keep them busy and get them excited about some fresh new flavours. Plus, fussy eaters are way more likely to get stuck into a dish they’ve enjoyed making themselves.
South Korea has very low obesity rates – just 6%, compared to 25% in Britain. Nuts and seeds are a super-important part of a healthy, balanced diet, and Koreans eat five times as many sesame seeds than we do here in the UK.