Venison – local, lean and lots of nutrients
Recent research undertaken by 56 Degree Insight found that 52% of consumers choose venison because of taste; 34% because of high quality;...
Recipes for Recovery: how to make life a little easier when living with cancer
Do you know someone going through cancer treatment? Having cancer and going through treatment can impact the ability to eat well. For...
Watercress: from waste to wonderful - How one company is turning waste into a highly nutritious food
Watercress is packed with a wide variety of nutrients including vitamins A, C and K. It is also a rich source of phytochemicals. When compa
Tips for healthy snacking when at home
Snacking can form part of a healthy diet. The key tips for healthy snacking are to think about the types of food, how much (portion size) a
Middle Age and the Menopause
Your diet and activity can have a positive impact on how you feel as you get older. During my talk I explained what the key nutritional con
Nutrition and skin: the facts
The out layer of skin cells (the epidermis) renew themselves every 28-31 days. So if you do make positive changes to your diet, you may not
What can you learn from attending an Intuitive Eating dinner?
Earlier this month I joined about 15 other individuals at an intuitive eating dinner at The Apartment restaurant in Edinburgh. We had a...
The tipping point - Time to tackle Scotland's poor diet and health
Monday (26th February) saw the publication of two new reports from Food Standards Scotland on the Scottish diet and retail food...
Just to be clear...Sugar means Sugar
It seems there is still a lot of confusion around sugars. Not surprising, considering the amount of misinformation on the internet and...
Key nutrients for a healthy vegan diet
A vegan diet includes only plant foods. In other words, no meat, fish, eggs, dairy or honey. A healthy vegan diet is made up of plenty...