The longer I work in the field of nutrition the more I am convinced that we need to tackle mental wellbeing and nutrition together. It can't be a coincidence that we have epidemics of both obesity and mental illness. We have to look at people as a whole. I am not saying anything new but… Continue reading Good mental wellbeing and nutrition
There has been a lot in the headlines about 10 minutes of walking recently. 10 minutes brisk walking a day can have amazing health benefits. 10 minutes sounds like a short amount of time but for some of us it is more difficult to squeeze in that we would like to think. Here are some… Continue reading 10 minutes
Looking for a nursery can be a daunting process. It is important you feel comfortable leaving your child there and yet you can only go on other people's recommendations. Not only should we check Ofsted reports and find out other parents opinions but we also need to ask the right questions when we go to… Continue reading Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food
A systematic review of the evidence found in 20 studies (29 publications) by researchers at Imperial College London published today in BioMed Central revealed statistically significant reductions in risk of diseases such as cancer, stroke, coronary heart disease and diabetes in people who ate more than 20g a day of nuts. Whilst there could be a number… Continue reading Should we go nuts this Christmas?
Have you ever gone out for a meal or had a takeaway and then not been able to get a good night's sleep because you keep waking up thirsty? As we try and cut down on the amount of salt we are putting in our food at home, many restaurants are still keeping the salt… Continue reading Too much salt