Food Allergy Parents - Q&A with Kirsty
Posted: March 14, 2021

Food Allergy Parents - Q&A with Kirsty

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Food Allergy Parents On the run up to Mother’s Day it got us thinking about all of the wonderful parents out there who are bringing up a child with food allergies and intolerances. One of the most daunting and scary things to find out as a parent is that your child has a food intolerance or allergy. Suddenly, you have a huge additional responsibility on your shoulders to keep your child...

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Our first ever TV advert!
Posted: December 29, 2020

Our first ever TV advert!

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  For the first time ever Kirsty’s are advertising on TV- so if you’re an avid viewer of Coronation Street or Midsomer Murders please don’t fast forward your adverts because you’ll hopefully see it in early January. Venturing into the world of TV advertising feels like one of those little benchmarks of success for my small company, I never really thought it would h...

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Preparing for Veganuary
Posted: November 6, 2020

Preparing for Veganuary

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How to do Veganuary As you know, Veganuary is a month long campaign which encourages people to try a plant based diet throughout January. Once you have made the decision to go vegan, make sure you do your research and prepare yourself for the switch, especially if you’re not accustomed to going meat-free or can’t imagine how you will survive so long without eggs or dairy! With this in...

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A beginners guide to Veganuary
Posted: October 23, 2020

A beginners guide to Veganuary

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Is it good being vegan?        Watching the global pandemic unfold has made many of us question the choices we make. Veganuary can be an opportunity to eat healthier and reduce your impact on the planet, which feels like a good choice. Yet, vegan food isn't necessarily healthier. For example KFC's vegan burger had more calories & fat in than their standard Zinger bur...

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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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