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Jane’s blog


Mental Health Week
2 years ago

Mental Health Week

It’s World Mental Health Week.

Mental health problems like depression, anxiety, substance misuse, eating disorders and post-natal depression are thought to affect 19% of our population, with people in Northern Ireland having …
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Reading Food Labels
2 years ago

Reading Food Labels

Reading food labels can be confusing at the best of times, but you don’t need a Food Science degree to work out what’s in your food if you follow some basic …
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Spring Clean Your Diet
2 years ago

Spring Clean Your Diet

Lighter evenings and sunny days are on the way as the clocks change next weekend. If you have been in winter hibernation, all this talk of sunshine, might put you in the …
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Eat your heart out!
2 years ago

Eat your heart out!

Heart health is a big issue in Northern Ireland, with 39% of all adult deaths caused by chest, heart or stroke conditions and 11% of the population living with these conditions.

With …
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Boost Your Winter Immunity
2 years ago

Boost Your Winter Immunity

The weather forecast is for colder weather to come in the next few weeks, so get your store cupboard stocked with some winter essentials to help keep your immune system in …
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Do burnt toast & roast potatoes increase cancer risk?
2 years ago

Do burnt toast & roast potatoes increase cancer risk?

Burnt toast & roast potatoes!

The Food Standard’s Agency’s (FSA) ‘Go for Gold‘ campaign encourages us to avoid burnt toast and cook our roast potatoes for a shorter time to …
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Have yourself a healthy little Christmas
2 years ago

Have yourself a healthy little Christmas

With just a few days to go before Christmas day, the countdown is well and truly stepping up a gear. So here is my fail safe guide to a happy, …
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Surviving Christmas Shopping!
2 years ago

Surviving Christmas Shopping!

Surviving Christmas Shopping!

Writing your list, checking it twice, finding out who was nasty or nice? If you are hitting the shops for some Christmas shopping this week, then check out my …
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1980s Diet Decade
2 years ago

1980s Diet Decade

Ready meals, pre-packed sandwiches, microwave meals and low fat foods – the 1980s have a lot to answer for when it comes to shaping our food habits.

So are we eating …
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Is milk healthy?
2 years ago

Is milk healthy?

Is milk a healthy choice?

Is milk really healthy, or is there a better alternative? Cow’s milk, goat’s milk, almond milk, rice milk, coconut milk… the choice seems endless, so …
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