It’s National Nutrition Week this week and not only are we raising awareness about Try for 5 (getting 5 serves of veggies in per day) but this year there is also a focus on embracing your veg waste instead of throwing it out.
In my opinion eating healthy food must be enjoyable if it is to be a lifelong habit. So here I’m sharing my tips on how I keep my lunches so good that I actually cannot wait until it’s lunchtime to eat them!
It’s a question I am often being asked - should we eat organic? There is a lot to consider in terms of nutritional value of organic versus conventional foods and also the effect of pesticides on human health.
Snacking is definitely one of the most common questions I get asked. People want a definitive answer of if they should snack or not and if I say yes, they want to know exactly what, how much and when to have it.
Food safety is a funny one because I find some people are anal with sticking to use by and best before dates and some people prefer to take more of a risk and let things go until they pour milk into their smoothie and realise lumps probably aren’t a good thing!
Following on from my previous article about which items are best stored in the fridge or freezer, today I want to open your eyes up to the world of freezing, because no doubt there is so much more you could be freezing and making your life so much easier!
So you’ve gone to the effort to fill your kitchen with healthy foods and products but if you don’t store it properly then foods can quickly lose their nutritional value and you won’t be getting as many health benefits as you had hoped!