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…

Cooking Oils

Cooking Oils Which ones should I be using? Cooking oil choice is extensive nowadays, so how are you supposed to know which one is best? Is there even such a thing? This article breaks down some of the key facts to help you in making your choice. Why are so many oils available? The availability…

Food Labelling

Food Labelling What do I need to know about food labelling? Knowing how to interpret information on food packaging enables us to make informed decisions about the food we purchase. Empowered with knowledge, we can skim the information quickly to get the important facts, making comparisons much quicker. Not many of us have the time…

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting There is an ever growing global demand for weight loss techniques, diet plans and weight maintenance programs. I’ve worked with Registered Associate Nutritionist Hamsa Sharrouf to give you all the evidenced based info on Intermittent Fasting. This blog explains what it is; the different types; health benefits, and the concerns associated with it.…

Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition Maximise Your Performance Regular exercise is so good for our physical and mental health, but if you want to maximise your performance it’s good to know what to eat and when to eat it! I’ve worked with Sports Nutritionist Francesca Straniero to give you some top tips. Introduction There is a strong relationship…

Plant-Based Milk Alternatives

  Plant-Based Milk Alternatives Plant-based milk alternatives; What’s the deal? Are they healthy? And which ones should I be buying? I’ve worked with Registered Associate Nutritionist, Selina Patel to give you the low down on plant-based milk alternatives. Plant-based milk alternatives have grown in popularity over recent years. As more people are aware of reducing…