Month: November 2016

Christmas Preparation – Make your own Chocolate Chestnut Truffles

November 28th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Christmas can be a lovely time to be together with friends and family and to take time off from the usual routines. However, it can also be a time when even the most careful eaters find themselves tucking into sugary and processed foods just because they are there! One way to avoid this is to be well stocked with healthy treats and snacks for ...

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Go Nuts!

November 16th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Nuts used to have a bad reputation for being high in fat. Thankfully the truth about the health giving effects of nuts are now more widely known and sales of nuts are on the increase while sales of crisps are slowly declining. Christmas is the time when nut consumption is at its peak in the UK. This is excellent news for the nation's health. If ...

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‘Tis the season …. to be taking vitamin D

November 11th, 2016 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Due to the latitude at which we live in the UK from September until March we are unlikely to get sufficient UV rays from the sun for our bodies to make vitamin D. Vitamin D plays a vital role in the health of the cardiovascular system, immune system, bone health, blood sugar control and brain health. Dietary sources of vitamin D include butter, ...

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