Nutrition blog

  • Broccoli and Tomato Salad with a Creamy Feta Dressing

    Broccoli have some powerful cholesterol reducing properties. However, these benefits is only strongest when the broccoli is steamed. Over-boiling the broccoli will reduce, if not completely sabotage these properties. Broccoli...
    2016/May/31 0 Read more
  • Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

    Nothing is more likely to make us grumpy, miserable and unable to focus than sleep deprivation. And in the long term, sleep is critical to a long and healthy life....
    2016/May/26 0 Read more
  • Apple & Raspberry Oat Cake

    Potassium is an important mineral for mental health and brain function due to the role it plays in maintaining the electrical conductivity of the brain and nerve transmissions. Potassium is...
    2016/May/26 0 Read more
  • Sausage and Lentil Hotpot with Kale

    Beauty in a bowl! This dish contains kale - an amazing leafy green containing high amounts of essentials vitamins and minerals that are vital to wellbeing inside and out. Kale...
    2016/May/31 0 Read more
  • Festive Hot Chocolate

    Here’s the news that will make everyone happy. Chocolate really can help mood. Why? It’s all thanks to those feel-good chemicals endorphins, the same ones that increase when we exercise....
    2016/May/26 0 Read more
  • Tuna, Tomato and Watercress Easy Pita Pocket

    Sometimes we all need something super quick and easy at lunchtime but the ubiquitous Tuna-Mayo-on-the-go just doesn't cut it in the nutrition stakes. This idea is perfect for making up...
    2016/May/31 0 Read more
  • Healthy cocoa torte for world chocolate day!

    Luckily for us on world chocolate day cocoa is riding high in the functional food stakes. ‘Functional’ means simply that a food that is particularly dense in nutrients, either naturally...
    2016/May/30 0 Read more
  • Salmon burgers for a brain boost!

    There's a reason why fish is known as brain food. Salmon is packed full of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA which provide a multitude of brain and mood supporting...
    2016/May/26 0 Read more
  • The Perfect Prebiotic Salad

    Asparagus, a vegetable that has been eaten as a delicacy since the Roman times, is perfectly in season. It is loaded with mood-boosting potential and and nourishing prebiotics, food for...
    2016/May/26 0 Read more
  • Mood foods - focus on beetroot

    A root vegetable with the ability to help us feel relaxed and calm, beetroot has a soothing secret called betaine. Betaine was first discovered in the juice of sugar beets...
    2016/May/08 0 Read more
  • Coconuts - worthy of the hype?

    I've long been a fan of coconut water and the picture is of my boy trying his first coconut water on the island of Antigua last year - it was...
    2016/Mar/20 0 Read more
  • Why ‘Balanced’ Doesn’t Have To Mean Boring

    Sometimes even just hearing the phrase ‘a balanced diet’ can make some people reach for a chocolate bar in an attempt to cheer themselves up. That’s because they’ve presumed ‘balanced’...
    2016/Feb/20 0 Read more
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