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’, mealtimes can be awash with direction, and whilst “manners maketh man”, what really counts when it comes to nutrition at mealtimes? For years we have been directed to eat our 5-a-day, but are peopl...

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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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Your Healthy skin shopping list
Posted: November 28, 2019

Your Healthy skin shopping list

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YOUR HEALTHY SKIN SHOPPING LIST Some people just seem to have a radiant glow about them, whether it's shiny hair or healthy vibrant skin. Here we thought we should share some diet secrets and outline some of the best foods to include as part of your healthy diet to achieve the vibrant, ‘healthy skin look’. What’s more, many of these products can also be mixed to double up as bod...

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Alternative sources of calcium for dairy-free children
Posted: November 28, 2019

Alternative sources of calcium for dairy-free children

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Parents of children with a dairy intolerance naturally worry about their child’s calcium intake. Little wonder as a serious calcium deficiency can lead to rickets and poor dental health. Daily guideline amounts for calcium intake for young children, according to the British Dietetic Association, are: 525mg for infants under 1350mg for children aged 1-3450mg for children aged 4-6550mg for c...

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