Arsenic in baby food products?

Having heard headlines about arsenic in baby food products (baby rice, rice cakes and rice based cereals) I have been asked by parents whether they should stop giving their children rice. Firstly when we think arsenic we think poison. Yes, arsenic is a carcinogen and we shouldn’t have too much of it but this isContinue reading “Arsenic in baby food products?”

FODMAP friendly egg fried rice

Here is another recipe for those on the FODMAP diet. Quick and easy. Ready in 20 minutes. I would love to know what you think of it. FODMAP friendly egg fried rice Serves 3-4 people Ingredients 250g basmati rice 1 head of pak choi, cut into chunks 1 red pepper, diced 200g frozen peas 8Continue reading “FODMAP friendly egg fried rice”

Eatwell Plate becomes the Eatwell Guide

Last month the plate diagram, which shows us what a healthy, balanced diet looks like, changed. The new ‘Eatwell Guide’ is: The change was a result of a review of the latest scientific research as well as consultation with professionals. On the new plate the fruit and vegetables section is slightly bigger than before –Continue reading “Eatwell Plate becomes the Eatwell Guide”