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All about eggs

All about eggs

 Eggs have long been a staple breakfast option, but with recent headlines in the media, you could be forgiven for wondering whether "going on work on an egg" is still a good option.What's the problem?Eggs have had bad press over the years because they are relatively...

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Behind the Headlines – Snacks for Children

Behind the Headlines – Snacks for Children

There has been some press coverage this week about snacks marketed at children and the misleading claims they make, which make them sound healthier than they actually are. In particular, claims relating to fruit and veg content or sugar content seem to be the most...

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Why Sleep Matters

Why Sleep Matters

Today is World Sleep Day, which encourages us to think about our sleep and the potential impact on our healthSleep is something we often don't focus on. Rather than being seen as a vital element for our wellbeing, it's regarded as an inconvenience, something that gets...

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The Benefits of Kindness

The Benefits of Kindness

Today is apparently "Random Acts of Kindness Day".  There seems to be an awareness day for everything, but this one may act as a good reminder as to why being kind benefits everyone!There has actually been a fair amount of scientific research done on kindness, and it...

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Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

The weather this week has been cold, wet and grey and that makes me want to hunker down with something warm and comforting to eat!  Fortunately, root vegetables such as parsnips, potatoes and swede are at the best right now, which is ideal for a hearty Sunday roast or...

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World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month

This month is World Vegan Month. Veganism as a lifestyle choice has definitely been on the rise in recent years, with statistics suggesting that around 3.5 million people in the UK describe themselves as vegan, up from about 540000 just two years ago. But what is a...

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Overnight Oats Recipe

Overnight Oats Recipe

During the week, I usually choose to eat breakfast at the office. Trying prepare breakfast at home, never mind eat it whilst everyone is trying to get out of the door in the morning is not ideal, either for my sanity or my digestion. When you're juggling a lot, you...

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Behind the Headlines – October 2018

Behind the Headlines – October 2018

It's the end of the month, so time to take another look at some of the key nutrition stories you might have read about this month. It's quite a long one, so grab a cuppa and settle in! Organic Food Linked to Lower Risk of Cancer Organic food has a "health halo" around...

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

As we're now into Autumn and the days are drawing in, you may have started to see some guidance regarding vitamin D. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin which plays a number of key roles within the body. Like many topics in nutrition, there is still a lot to be learned...

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Buttered Lentil Soup Recipe

Buttered Lentil Soup Recipe

Although Autumn has been kind to us weather wise so far, there have definitely been a few chillier days. When it's cooler, my mind always turns to soup! When we were growing up, I often remember Mum cooking up a big batch of soup on a Saturday for lunch. There was...

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Liz Driver, Chiltern Nutrition
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