Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

There are many benefits of eating vegan food. The biggest benefit is it’s healthier because you’re eating plant based produce and it’s good for the environment.

A vegan diet is richer in certain nutrients

Eating a vegan diet means you don’t eat any meat and animal products, which means relying more on other foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans …

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13 Jan, 2021

Changing what we eat

We’re usually creatures of habit, but when faced with difficult situations our habits do tend to change. In the pandemic, our eating out has been significantly reduced and during lock-downs, impossible. So, what have we been eating during this difficult time?

Figures from market researchers Nielsen reported by the BBC, show that sales of baking products were up by almost two-thirds over the same period when compared with 2019 as home baking has significantly …

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13 Dec, 2020

Lockdown Eating Habits

Most of us maybe feeling increasingly stressed as we attempt to cope with living with the Covid_19 pandemic. Helping people through the pandemic isn’t just about helping them stay safe physically, it is also about helping them maintain good mental and emotional health.

When stressful situations of this magnitude arises, people often experience substantial changes to their eating behaviours. Generally described as emotional or stress eating, we often start to eat (or not …

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11 Nov, 2020

Why a balanced diet is important

A balanced diet is important. Children who don’t get enough healthy foods may face growth and developmental problems, poor academic performance, and frequent infections.

They can also develop unhealthy eating habits that may persist into adulthood. Without exercise, they’ll also have a higher risk of obesity and various diseases such as type 2 diabetes and high blood …

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12 Oct, 2020

Foods for Hormone Balance

We are made up of a complex symphony of hormones including insulin, oestrogen, progesterone, thyroid, cortisol, and many more. These are our bodies chemical messengers which must work in harmony for us to experience optimally functioning, health.

However, many women deal with common hormonal imbalances that can lead to mood swings, irritability, brain fog, fatigue, and weight gain. Hormones are produced and impacted by the microbiota …

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14 Sep, 2020

Arsenic in Rice

An increasing number of reports over the last few years have highlighted concerns about the amount of arsenic in rice and related products and the potential health implications, particularly for infants and young children.

Arsenic and health

Arsenic is a toxic substance that is naturally present in our environment and is absorbed by some food crops as they grow and so cannot be completely eliminated from the food we eat, or the water we …

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12 Aug, 2020

Healthy Hydration Guide

This blog will be published in two parts. Water is essential for life. It is important we get the right amount of fluid to be healthy. However, there are lots of mixed messages about how much, and what to drink and this can be confusing.

Why do you need water?

We need water to help regulate temperature, transport nutrients and compounds in the blood, remove waste products and act …

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12 Jul, 2020

Benefits of Strawberries

Strawberries stand out for their high nutritional value and especially for their high content of vitamins in the group B, among them vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 and B9, in addition to a fairly high amount of vitamin C.

Water and vitamins

Strawberries are rich in water, which helps to purify the body of toxins, have an important antioxidant power and prevent infections. Among its minerals is iron, which gives us the energy we need …

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16 May, 2020