Health, Nutrition

World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Benefits & Diet

World Breast Feeding Week It is World Breastfeeding Week (1st -7th  August)! This is a global movement to promote, protect and support breastfeeding by anyone, anywhere and at any time.  Breastfeeding helps to satisfy a baby’s needs, it is also a special moment in which mothers bond with their babies and create a long-lasting relationship.… Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Benefits & Diet

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Lifestyle, Nutrition

4 Tips To Maintain Your Weight On Holiday

The summer holiday season is upon us and many are planning to go on vacation with family and friends to experience life in another country for a couple of weeks. During the summer holidays, comfortable resorts, warm waters and white, sandy beaches will surely be enjoyed. Though, trying out delicious meals the destination has to… Continue reading 4 Tips To Maintain Your Weight On Holiday

Cookbook Club, Nutrition

Monthly Cookbook Club!

Excited to launch this tomorrow (Thursday 20th July)! The monthly cookbook club is open to everyone!! It a social evening with talks on nutrition and health, people trying out different recipes, discussing their fav cookbooks, eating delicious food,  and having lots of fun (plus a £3 contribution to cover costs). We will meet on the last… Continue reading Monthly Cookbook Club!

Nutrition

Nutrition During Your Fasting Season

Fasting is a special time of spiritual reflection, increased devotion, worship and abstention from eating and drinking during specific fasting times is imperative. It essential for individuals fasting during the summer months to maintain their energy levels, stay hydrated and aim to have a healthy and balanced meal before and after their fast. Below are… Continue reading Nutrition During Your Fasting Season

Lifestyle

Eating Out Does Not Have To Be Intimidating

Eating out at a restaurant or cafe is fun and exciting but can also be intimidating for some individuals if they are aiming to improve their nutritional and health status or trying to stay within their recommended caloric intake. Some people may feel this type of way because they feel that they are not in charge of what they eat. Well...who can… Continue reading Eating Out Does Not Have To Be Intimidating

Health, Nutrition

Is Your Diet the Reason You Have Low Iron Levels?

Iron is an essential mineral, responsible for various functions in the body. However, its primary responsibility is the production of red blood cells (RBC). RBC transports inhaled oxygen from the lungs to the different tissues in the body and carry carbon dioxide from these tissues back to the lungs to be exhaled. Iron also plays… Continue reading Is Your Diet the Reason You Have Low Iron Levels?

Lifestyle

Why Regular Physical Activity is Important

Being physically active provides so many health benefits, not only physically but emotionally and mentally. Don't deny the advantages of exercising by staying on your couch all day. Get yourself moving! Here are 4 top reasons why you should keep to you should get active today. WEIGHT MAINTENANCE Regular physical activity helps with weight maintenance and weight loss. It… Continue reading Why Regular Physical Activity is Important

Nutrition

5 Ways To Increase Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake

Fruit and vegetables are an integral part of a healthy balanced diet. Accumulating scientific evidence have shown that regular consumption of fruit and vegetables can lower the risk of chronic diseases and disorders, such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and Type 2 diabetes. As someone working within the field of nutrition and dietetics, there is… Continue reading 5 Ways To Increase Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake

Health, Nutrition

Can Consuming Browned Toast, Root Vegetables And Potatoes Increase Risk Of Cancer?

The new warning issued by The Food Standard Agency (FSA) was on mostly everyone’s lips on Monday with the news headlining that browned toasts and potatoes are ‘potential cancer risks’ according to food scientists. The FSA launched a campaign about the health implication of acrylamide; a chemical compound produced when starchy foods are cooked at… Continue reading Can Consuming Browned Toast, Root Vegetables And Potatoes Increase Risk Of Cancer?