Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that we make in our skin when it is exposed to sunshine. Sounds simple right? So why then do we have a growing level of people with vitamin D deficiency? Vitamin D deficiency is said to affect around 50% of the worldwide population. Why is is important: It […]
We all need fats and oils in our diet for our bodies to function properly and for our food to taste food and cook properly. The question I was asked recently was which oil is the best choice? So here is a run down for you: When choosing an oil the top things to consider […]
Sunday = an excellent time to be meal planning and making snacks for the week – try out these gems.
Currently, many people are being sent straight to the low FODMAP diet and it is being suggested they start on this diet by themselves. This diet has a big health halo about it and is being seen as a miracle cure. Now whilst this is an evidenced based approach and totally can work for many […]
If you have a glut of courgette recipes like me, then here are some top ways to be using them. Love to hear your courgette recipes too! Courgette Cake This is a delicious recipe but beware it doesn’t keep for long. Best eaten in 2 days, which is no hardship in our house! It also […]
Huge thanks to student dietitian, Kristi Brown for this guest post. “Gut health” is a term that you will have heard if you are remotely interested in nutrition, health and/or science. But what does it mean and why is everyone talking about it? The gut microbiome refers to the trillions of bacteria that reside in […]
Many thanks to Naomi Leppitt, dietitian, for this blog post. You can find her blog here. ☕️ What is caffeine and what does it do? Caffeine is a natural stimulant, meaning it temporarily activates your brain and central nervous system. The effects of caffeine depend on how much you have, how sensitive you are, what […]
Huge thanks to Sophie Richmond (find her on instagram @balancing_bambi) for this amazing series of posts on Recovery from an Eating Disorder. Sophie is not currently a nutritional professsional or therapist but is going to be studying an MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Eating Disorders at UCL from September. I am sharing these posts as inspiration […]
I’m on a personal mission to reduce my biscuit intake. Now there is totally nothing wrong with a biscuit or 2, but these carrot cake energy balls add in variety and nutrition. I find they really hit the spot by giving me something to munch quickly when I’m running from job to job and they […]
25 dietitians, 1 charity recipe book! All proceeds going to the Trussel Trust.