Food education

Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E, why do we need it and where do we get it? It’s a mind-boggling vit that we need its antioxidant powers and it’s in oily fish, leafy greens and more.

Omega-6 and omega-3 foods

Omega-6 tends to get all the attention. Get the balance between your omegas right by eating plenty of omega-3 foods.

Turmeric. Is it a wonder spice?

Turmeric is an orange-coloured spice often used in Indian cooking. The powder comes from the root of the turmeric plant and people have eaten it for thousands of years as well as using it for medicine and as a dye.

What’s the truth about alcohol and health?

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can lead to a horrible range of health issues, some very serious. They include: hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, mental health disorders,

What is Calcium?

Calcium is essential for living. We store an impressive 1kg of it in our bodies. Did you know that there is as much calcium in plants as there is in dairy?

Protein Priority Order

What is protein and how much protein should you eat each day? Surprisingly for some there is as much protein in vegetables as in meat, dairy and fish.

Families – how much should adults and children eat?

Well the answer really is “As much as stops them being hungry and not enough to make them feel overfull.” But if you’re looking at energy amounts then (approximately) the average male will need about 2,500 calories, females 2,000 calories a day – this is reduced slightly when aiming for fat loss.

Real food, supplements and superfoods

We believe in the holistic properties of real food, rather than the singular, man-made properties of a pill or potion, or the focus on a particular fashion food.

Health benefits of olive oil

Are you wondering if the health benefits of olive oil are real? They are! And furthermore certain health claims are proven by reliable studies.

Sugar sugar

There’s loads of hysteria about sugar, but you don’t need to cut it out if you understand what it’s doing in your body.

Why phytonutrients are so vital

What even are these phytonutrients? They’re really important for helping us ward off disease and for stopping us decaying as fast!