Fiber is the component of plant-based foods which cannot be digested. So why do we need it and how is it good for our health?

We’ve put together some facts and suggestions for you!  

Healthy Dinners  




During a busy week, it can become difficult to make time to prepare and cook a nutritious meal for dinner. This can often lead to reaching for quick fixes and unhealthy dinner choices. To make sure you are receiving a wide variety of nutritious foods in your diet, we have put together some handy tips and examples. 


What’s the difference between an allergy and an intolerance? 




There can be plenty of confusion when it comes to allergies and intolerances, particularly in relation to food. So, what is the difference? 



Protein and how to get enough in your diet



Protein essentially provides us with the building blocks for our cells. We need it to build muscle, retain muscle strength, maintain hormone balance, aid in bone mass retention and reduces appetite. The amount of protein you should consume depends largely on your physical activity levels, age, body size and health status.


Nutrition as we age




As we get older our metabolism changes, as does our ability to retain nutrients. This means that altering our diet to involve less energy dense foods (such as cakes, chips and biscuits) and increasing food which are more nutritious will prove more beneficial and alleviate the likelihood of becoming deficient in anything. Some common deficiencies include Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and protein.  So, how can we mitigate this and what are some recommendations?


How can I Boost my Immune System Through Diet and Lifestyle? 




Now is a better time than ever to be focusing on our immune system health, with the cold weather, seasonal changes and the constant risk of contracting COVID19, it is important to make your health a priority. So how can we do this?


Baby Led Weaning – what is it and what are some tips? 




Nutrition is key in all stages of life, most importantly in the early stages as infants develop at a quick rate. During this time, good nutrition is essential as it builds the child’s immune system, ensures proper growth and development, enhances cognitive function and reduces risk of disease later in life. 


Nutritious Breakfast Ideas 




Sick of the usual cereal and cup of coffee? Breakfast should be enjoyable, satiating and pack full of nutrients, after all it improves energy balance, metabolism function, aids in weight management, mediates blood glucose levels, boosts the immune system and improves overall mood. We’ve put together a few healthy ideas to kickstart your day the right way!




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