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How Many Portions A Day?

We now know that the government initiative of '5 a day' that was rolled out in 2003 was not nearly enough to prevent disease and keep the body healthy. The optimum portions of vegetables and fruit each day is 10. This has been proven to be more effective and providing...

How To Speed Up Or Slow Down Digestion

How different meals affect your IBS symptoms I wanted to write an article on how quickly food passes through the stomach in the second main part of the digestive process. This can help you to decide what to eat depending on what you have got on the ‘to do’ list...

No Time To Cook?

I find this is the only way I stick to my own eating regime and don’t waste money on ‘convenience’ foods that are more likely to cause a flare up. My work weeks is Tuesday to Saturday so technically Sundays and Mondays are my weekend – this is rarely the case running...

Eat Fats to Lose Fat

Huh? So how does this work? OK, for the past 40 years or so we have been told by the zillions of gurus and faddy diet creators all around the world that to lose fat we need to go fat free. This is not the case... In fact going fat free is extremely detrimental to good...

3 Super Foods To Help Combat IBS

When you have IBS it is easy to concentrate on those foods that can cause you to go running into the bathroom for some non-pleasant, emergency, often explosive bowel movements! We each of us know what foods really trigger us, usually through lots of trial and error...

Love Or Hate Drinking Water?

Love It Or Hate It, Here Is Why You Should Drink It... These are my top 7 reasons to drink water... We all know it is important it is to stay hydrated. But do you really know why this is? A common concept is ‘because we are made up of 70% water’. Which is true but...

Fountain Fresh Foods

Last week I was honoured to have been asked to guest blog for Fountain Fresh Foods, a wonderful company who are able to deliver fresh foods to people during these crazy times, and beyond. Check out their website at https://fountainfreshdelivery.co.uk In these times...

Low In B12?

More and more people are becoming significantly deficient in B Vitamins.  B-Vits are essential for so many different functions, such as: Normal growth and development, crucial in children B12 helps and protects your nerves It also manufactures your DNA Metabolises...

Herby Kitchen Gadget

This herb chopper has to be one of my favourite and most well used kitchen gadgets. The smell of freshly chopped herbs filling the kitchen is one of the best things about cooking. I used to be scared that I would ruin a dish by adding the wrong herbs to it but now I...

Too Much Salt In Your Diet?

Is using salt a bad habit? Do you automatically add salt to everything you cook without tasting it beforehand? Do you know how much salt you add to your cooking? What is the first thing you reach for when eating chips? Do you have salt on your table waiting to be...