Tag Archives: "Balanced diet"

Five ways to fight colds with food

It’s that time of year again when wherever you go people seem to be coughing and sneezing all over the place. The best way to prevent the common cold is to sneeze/cough into tissues and throw them away immediately, wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with warm soapy water and clean surfaces on things like […]

Going vegan? Read this first

Going vegan is very fashionable these days but is it good for your health? I take a look at the pros and cons. Pros? Vegans only eat food from plants. We should all be eating a more “plant-based” diet, organising our meals around whole grains, pulses, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Diets that include plenty […]

Do you need supplements? Some food for thought.

Vitamins, minerals and trace elements are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts. The actual amounts you need vary. This will depend on your age, the amount of physical activity you take, your medical history, gender and for women whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Do you need supplements? Here is some food […]