Seaweed is one of the few veggie sources of iodine, which is important for cognitive function and maintaining healthy skin. Should we be eating more of it?
Cereal can be one of the biggest sources of sugar in a child’s diet. Although many cereals are fortified with vitamins and minerals, they are also often full of added refined sugar.
A typical energy drink contains 27.5g of total sugars in one 250ml can – this is more than a child aged seven to 10 should consume in a whole day!
Supermarket baby food aisles are full of pre-prepared products in jars and pouches. There’s no denying that these can play a useful part in your baby’s weaning, especially if you’re out and about, as they’re convenient and can be stored ambiently until opened. But relying on them too much can also mean kids could miss Read the full article…
A super-versatile ingredient, beans are packed with fibre, and really low in saturated fat. Fibre is important for digestion, and a high-fibre diet is associated with reduced risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. You can bake beans, purée them, turn them into burgers, use them in dips, sauces, salads and stews, or blitz Read the full article…
A poor diet does our bodies no favours in keeping healthy. That’s not to promise that a super-healthy diet will prevent you from ever catching a cold, but it will certainly do you no harm in helping you to keep fighting fit and feeling fine.
Carbs have a bit of a bad name, and while it’s true that many types of carbohydrates contain empty calories, wholegrains are a delicious, nutritious choice.
Christmastime often gets quite a roasting from a nutrition perspective. It’s not the easiest time to embrace healthier foods, especially when you see all the tempting comforting food marketed and advertised throughout the season.
If you want to take it easy and serve some healthier options come New Year’s Eve, here are some handy hints and tips for lightening things up.
We’ve all seen the headlines stating that we should reduce the amount of red and processed meat we include in our diet, but why is this and how much should we actually be consuming?