‘Pack to School’ – more healthy eating tips for packed lunches

You may have seen my article in Open Up, a community magazine in south Manchester. If you haven't, read the full article here Here are some more ideas for healthy lunches. Choose something from each of these categories 1) Bread, cereals and potatoes Sliced bread, pitta bread Bread roll Chapatis, tortilla wraps, naan Muffins, scones, oat… Continue reading ‘Pack to School’ – more healthy eating tips for packed lunches

Diet · Healthy Eating · Uncategorized

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

FODMAP · Uncategorized

Living on the FODMAP diet

The FODMAP diet is a diet which can reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). FODMAP stands for: Fermentable Oligosaccharides (eg. Fructans and Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) - eg in Artichokes (Globe), Artichokes(Jerusalem), Garlic (in large amounts), Leek, Onion (brown, white, Spanish, onion powder), Spring Onion (white part), Shallots, Wheat (in large amounts), Rye (in large amounts),… Continue reading Living on the FODMAP diet