Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato & Chickpeas
Posted: November 28, 2019

Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato & Chickpeas

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Our baked sweet potato recipe is the perfect side dish for any main meal but it also works well when partnered with a BBQ! Free from: Gluten/Wheat, Dairy, Nuts, Sugar, Soya, Vegan. Diet Specific: Low GL/GI, Antioxidant Packed, High Fibre. Difficulty: Easy. You will need: 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. each cumin, coriander, cinnam...

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Coeliac Disease- what it is (and isn't)
Posted: November 28, 2019

Coeliac Disease- what it is (and isn't)

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Did you know, according to Coeliac UK, that 1 in 100 people suffer from coeliac disease, but only 24% of people who have the condition have actually been diagnosed? This means there are nearly 500,000 people who have the disease but don’t yet know, right here in the UK.   What coeliac disease is (and isn’t!):Coeliac disease is a digestive condition, which is caused by an adverse...

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Should we be wary of Dairy?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Should we be wary of Dairy?

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SHOULD WE BE WARY OF DAIRY? The UK has had a love affair with dairy for a number of years. Back in the 1930’s the government funded a Milk Marketing board, an organisation that actively encourage initiatives on new types of dairy foods, and widely promoted the consumption of dairy products. To put our consumption into perspective; although the UK represents only 20% of the EU population, w...

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Why is Fibre important?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Why is Fibre important?

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WHY IS FIBRE IMPORTANT? Dietary fibre is one of those things that we know we need; but we aren’t completely sure why. Associated with the dreaded ‘carb’, fibre is increasingly being side-lined in the UK’s diet as we are now averaging only 14g of the stuff a day. Worryingly this is less than half of the daily recommended amount of 30g. So why are we eating so little fibre?...

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Your 5 a day the rainbow way
Posted: November 28, 2019

Your 5 a day the rainbow way

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YOUR 5 A DAY THE RAINBOW WAY… ‘Eat your greens’, ‘finish your plate’, ‘close your mouth when you are chewing’, ‘eat your five a day’, meal times can be awash with direction, and whilst “manners maketh man”, what really counts when it comes to nutrition at meal times? For years we have been directed to eat our 5-a-day, but are peo...

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Does Instagram set an impossible benchmark?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Does Instagram set an impossible benchmark?

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Is the pressure of Instagram stopping new female entrepreneurs? The impossible benchmark that Instagram sets isn’t just detrimental to body-image and life satisfaction levels, it also creates an impossible benchmark (or a self-confidence sap) for budding entrepreneurs. Had I seen these posts in 2009, whilst working from a 5 year old laptop at my kitchen table with a cup of instant coffee a...

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