Are Berries Really That Beneficial ?

Posted by Alexander on August 11th, 2015 (Good Foods, Uncategorized)

Written By Lucy Sharp.  Since the recent hepatitis-A berry scare, there has been a lot of hype and discussion in the media about their use and place in our diets. So are berries really that beneficial for us? Put simply, yes. Berries contain very high levels of antioxidants, which are compounds that help fight disease […]

The ‘Moderation Movement’

Posted by Alexander on July 22nd, 2015 (Uncategorized)

Written by Lucy Sharp Tired of being told you have to cut out certain foods or food groups in order to be healthy, or lose weight, or have more energy? Tired of jumping from one diet to another with little proof that you will achieve the results you want? Dietitian Zoe Nicholson has introduced the […]

The Mediterranean Diet – A Voyage to Good Health

Posted by Alexander on April 13th, 2015 (Uncategorized)

Research has shown that the traditional Mediterranean-style diet reduces the risk of heart disease, overall mortality, cardiovascular mortality, cancer and cancer mortality, and the incidence of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. A plant-based diet A Mediterranean-style diet describes a plant-based diet, with about 15% of calories from protein and approximately 30%–35% of calories from healthy […]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Posted by Alexander on March 14th, 2015 (Diet, Good Foods, Healthy Recipes, Nutrition)

Start your morning off with these healthy breakfast ideas Muesli Breakfast Tips: Homemade healthy muesli: mix all or a combination of the following in a large plastic container to make a nutritious, low-sugar muesli Buckwheat flakes / millet flakes / quinoa flakes / whole oats ages.For a gluten-free version do not add oats. Nuts & […]

Legumes – Packed Full Of Goodness

Posted by Alexander on February 9th, 2015 (Diet, Health)

Nutritious, low in fat and health promoting  Reduce cardiovascular disease risk Population studies have found eating legumes is associated with a significantly reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD)3,4. One study found including legumes in the diet four times a week reduced CHD risk by over 20% and CVD risk by […]

Eating Out The Healthy Way

Posted by Alexander on December 17th, 2014 (Uncategorized)

While people are trying to become more health conscious when eating out, many restaurant meals are higher in calories than home-cooked versions. These tips can help you make quick, healthy decisions when eating out, which will allow you to enjoy your food without excess calories Choosing the restaurant • Choose restaurants that offer healthy options, […]

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