What on earth are Boston beans? I am, as many of you know, a down to earth Lancashire gal and labelling food with a new name to boost sales really doesn’t go down too well with me. Not impressed, however I am wrong, it seems – after a Google search – that Boston is a
It’s March and it is snowing today! I have been out and I did get soaked to the skin – urgh! It is not nice snow – more the sloppy sort that doesn’t stick around long enough to freeze properly. If you are thinking of cooking a really warming comforting meal you need go no
In need of a nutrition MOT? I am now practicing from Nevill Ave, Hove for one to one nutrition consultations. Call ahead for a free 10min phone consultation on 07779 021767. If you can’t make it to see me in person I can offer remote nutrition consultations via Skype, phone and e-mail. Introductory offer £10
Nutritional Science VS The WorldWorking in the world of nutritional sciences is a funny one. People rarely argue with chemists when they quote chemical formulas, nor do they argue with geologists when they have proven the age of a fossil through carbon dating BUT in the nutritional sciences, it is a different matter. People are
This is a family favourite, a classic dish that is the stalwart of many family meals so we should look at modifying it to make it suitable for ALL the family – even those with IBS. Whilst I would not advocate everyone following a low fodmap diet if they don’t need too, the occasional meal
This is a recipe for lasagna – many people with IBS find that lasagna is a dish that results in symptoms but this version is low fodmap and not too high in fat levels so should be suitable for most people. It is fairly easy to make but has a number of steps to complete.
As with many athletes I like structure, and a clear set of rules to work to. I believe in evidence-based rules. Carbs: 6-10g/kg body weight/day. Protein: 1.2-1.7 g/kg body weight/d. Fat: 20-30% total energy. Recovery: 1-1.5 g carbohydrate / kg body weight/30min. Hydration: 500ml/ 0.5kg body weight lost during exercise. Eat 2 hours pre exercise.
Ingredients Salmon fillet x 2 1 bag of watercress (or rocket if following a low fodmap diet) 1/2 pint of lactose free milk 2 teaspoons of gluten free flour dissolved in a little water 1 oz margarine salt serve with potato roasted with a little spray oil, thyme and lemon juice, grilled lemon and pak
I recently had the pleasure of meeting some of the UK’s most inspirational #lifestylebloggers (Vicki, Alison, Becky, Kate) to name but a few and giving them some advice as part of the #smallchanges campaign. After they had some pearls of wisdom from me, they went off to be pampered at the luscious Cowshed spa. As they
A green light for the hot, smooth, dark, freshly roasted coffee you’ve been craving all morning? Fancy a cuppa? Go ahead, the nerd is sanctioning caffeine. During the month of January there’s a lot of nutrition noise around cutting foods out, making changes to your diet. Well how about just focussing on what you’re doing