All posts tagged “nutrition

Blog post: The deal on fats

Fats; they’re bad, they’re good, they’re saturated, mono-unsaturated, poly-unsaturated, trans, cis, hydrogenated… the so called “advice” and media around this macronutrient is endless. Confused?! Don’t be, here I give you the low down on what all those labels mean, which ones to avoid, which ones […]

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Your Essential Guide to Minerals

Following on from my Essential Guide to Vitamins, here is my guide to minerals; substances equally as important to the body. Like vitamins, minerals must be consumed in the diet. There are many different minerals, a number, known as trace elements, are only found in […]

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Your Essential Guide to Vitamins

We all know vitamins are extremely important for maintaining good health, so I’ve put together a short guide; good food sources, why you need them and some top tips on when and how to take supplements. I hope you find it interesting and useful. Vitamins […]

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Blog post: nutrition in pregnancy

Congratulations! You are going through the most incredible process of growing a new life inside you, but while pregnancy is wonderful, it is also hard work, tiring and a big responsibility. One of the best ways to help yourself through these nine months, and keep […]

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The question of sugar

As we enter the new year, many of you will be trying to “detox” or at least eat a little more healthily after the excesses of the festive period. You may, as part of this, decide to give up sugar. Certainly, there is a lot […]

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Why eat seasonal?

The first question I usually get asked about my blog is, “why eat seasonal?” A question that wouldn’t have crossed the lips of many generations before us because they quite simply had no other choice! Of course, the choice we have today, is in many […]

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