Micronutrients – Part 2 – Minerals

Micronutrients – Part 2 – Minerals In part 1 of my micronutrients blog, I covered all you need to know about vitamins. Click here to read part 1 now. This blog focuses on minerals. As mentioned previously, for many people all the minerals needed can be obtained from what we eat and drink, however, some…

Micronutrients – Part 1 – Vitamins

Micronutrients – Part 1 – Vitamins What are they? Why do we need them? And where do we get them from? Micronutrients are essential nutrients more commonly known as vitamins and minerals. Your body needs these micronutrients, but in smaller amounts compared to macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins). I love the way the World Health…

Should my child be eating fish?

Should my child be eating fish? Fish can be a nutritious part of our diets, but how often and how much you should be offering it to your child can be confusing. You may have questions about whether there are certain fish you should avoid giving, how to introduce it, and what you should do…

Top Food & Nutrition Health Trends 2022

Health is an area which is continuing to evolve rapidly; attracting more media attention, government focus and general scrutiny than ever before. This focus is bolstering consumer expectations so we can expect to see lots of changes across our food supply.

This blog explores some of the changes which will be trending in 2022.

Tips for going Vegan (from a Vegan Nutritionist)

Tips for going Vegan (from a Vegan Nutritionist) This month it’s Veganuary – a yearly challenge that encourages people to go vegan during the month of January. Since its launch in 2014, a total of 2 million people have taken on the challenge to go vegan for 31 days (1). Outside of Veganuary, it is…

Top Nutrition Myths 2021

Top Nutrition Myths 2021 Nutrition myths seem to get crazier every year and 2021 was no exception.  TikTok, in particular, had a big part to play in this, with the likes of chia seed water and chlorophyll drops being promoted as health saviours. To find out what nutrition myths were popular in 2021 – keep reading!…