Nutrition

A Packet Of Crisps — One Of Your Five A Day?

Sometimes I don’t know if I should laugh, cry or just shake my head in disbelief… According to the latest nutritional survey, millions of parents are mistakenly feeding their children junk food, with one in twenty thinking a packet of crisps counts towards the UK government’s recommendation of eating five fruit and veg a day… […]

How To Tell If Your Olive Oil Is The Real Thing

Olive oil has been used for over 5,000 years and its health benefits include boosting immunity; increasing bone density; preventing cancer, stroke and heart disease; lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of diabetes. If that wasn’t enough, recently olive oil has also been shown to improve memory and increase overall cognitive function. A large […]

Vegan Eggs? What Will The Chicken Say?

We are entering a new era of ‘food crazy’. Today, I give you the ultimate vegan egg… Yes, it’s an egg but it was not laid by a chicken or any other bird and it contains no animal protein… or anything ‘animal’ at all for that matter. Now, I understand that some people have a […]

Give Your Health A Powerful Boost With Mandarin Oranges

Emperor, Willow-leaf, Oneco, Le-dar and Changsa. These are all cultivars of mandarin oranges, also sometimes called tangerines. These small, sweet oranges are not only a favourite in culinary cuisine for salads and desserts but they also provide multiple health benefits, from reducing the risk of cancer to weight loss. Mandarin oranges: A superpower on their […]