We often hear and read about superfoods from chia seeds to broccoli and blueberries. But how do they fit into a healthy way of eating? My post on nutritious foods was prompted by an article published by the BBC, The 100 Most Nutritious Foods
Why did I take on a Make Fibre Sexy Challenge? Well, I was interested to know how much fibre I usually eat and where it comes from. I also wanted to share these insights and tips with you, to make eating it sexy.
It might surprise you to learn that food waste and garden clippings contribute to global warming. When they end up in landfill they produce methane gas, which is 25 times stronger than carbon dioxide. One council survey showed that around 33% of our household waste is food, including peelings, and 10% is vegetation from the garden. Turning waste into compost is a win-win solution. Composting benefits our air and soil, which means it is also good for us too.
My salt watch week allowed me to not only reflect on the salt content of food, but it became a reminder of how complex food becomes when we are not making it ourselves. Did I find any surprises during the week?
Are you taking nutritional or herbal supplements? Do you ever pause to question whether they are helping you? Find out the answer to this important question about supplements.
Today I am sharing my experiences from my week without added sugar. As mentioned in my earlier post, I wasn’t expecting the week to be too difficult. Even though I usually choose foods and drinks without added sugar, I learned a few things about food and myself. These revelations might help you too.
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