Jane’s Blog

Life is busy, the kids are hungry, tensions are fraught and it is all too...

Is a vegan diet a healthy diet, or do we need to consume some...

A recent report from The Consumer Council Northern Ireland reported that low income families spend...

Blood pressure is measured as two numbers. The first number is the systolic reading...

Last week’s headlines splashed the shocker ‘Coconut oil as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’.

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More than half of adults in Northern Ireland struggle to eat three portions of...

Dry itchy skin, joint pain, tired all the time, bad breath, anxiety and stress....

It’s World Mental Health Week.

Mental health problems like depression, anxiety, substance misuse, eating disorders...

Reading food labels can be confusing at the best of times, but you don’t need...

Fresh lemons.

Lighter evenings and sunny days are on the way as the clocks change next weekend. If...

Heart health is a big issue in Northern Ireland, with 39% of all adult deaths...

Health Series

The weather forecast is for colder weather to come in the next few weeks,...

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Burnt toast & roast potatoes!

The Food Standard’s Agency’s (FSA) ‘Go for Gold‘ campaign...

Healthy Christmas

With just a few days to go before Christmas day, the countdown is well...

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Surviving Christmas Shopping!

Writing your list, checking it twice, finding out who was nasty...

Ready meals, pre-packed sandwiches, microwave meals and low fat foods – the 1980s have a...

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Is milk a healthy choice?

Is milk really healthy, or is there a better...

sliced rye artisan bread loaf

Is your daily bread a healthy choice, is there a better alternative, or would...

Healthy school lunch with book

A new term is starting and the kids are back to school next week....

childhood obesity

The UK Government’s report, Childhood Obesity – a plan for action was published yesterday with...

Eat right to age well. As we get older, most of us start to...

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Healthy Summer Holidays…

School’s out for summer (almost!) and there is an excitement in...

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As the weather heats up and time slows down, diets and healthy eating can...

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If you suffer from hayfever, the sound of chirping birds and next door’s lawnmower...

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Eat and run! Whether you are a couch to 5k runner, or are psyching...

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Once again, the headlines are screaming out about the high levels of salt, sugar...

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Are your kids fussy eaters? A recent BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour was dedicated to...

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Clean eating, high protein, more fat, less carbs, less sugar – no wonder we...

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Detox, Clean Eating and January Diets

January is almost at an end and by...

good gut guide

Good Gut Guide

Gurglings, rumblings, wind and poo! Digestion is not something most of...

Healthy New Year! It’s time to ditch the diet…

Happy New Year, lets make...

keeping it simple

Keeping it simple

When it comes to diet, nutrition and all things healthy, it...

Healthy Eating Made Simple

Healthy Eating Made Simple

Are you the kind of person who welcomes the change...

getting your five a day

Getting Your Five a Day?

Most of us know by now that the idea...

eat more fat

Eat More Fat!!!

Yes, you read that right! But I’ll say it again –...

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Good food does not have to break the bank,...

Vital Nutrition's Top Ten Stress Busting Ideas

Vital Nutrition’s Top Ten Stress Busting Ideas

Most of us live busy, hectic lifestyles,...

Good Mood Foods

Good Mood Foods

Over the years I have worked with plenty of clients with...

Does diet affect cholesterol?

Does diet affect cholesterol?

In a recent BBC documentary, Michael Mosley went on a...

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If you are struggling with kicking the sugar habit, here’s a few ideas that...

DETOX

Every now and then it is a good idea to give your diet a...

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There has been much buzz about the latest diet craze, the 5:2 diet. This...

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If your kids are feeling the back-to-skool blues, maybe a few new ideas for...

I found it

‘Slow down, take it easy now. You’ve come a long way now rest for...

vitamind

Did you know that Vital Nutrition offers a pinprick test for vitamin D levels? This...

sugarfree

Anyone fancy joining me on a sugar clear out?

Sugar (not fat!) is...

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Last year we acquired an allotment – one of the best things ever! We...

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Lose 10lbs in 4 weeks, drop a dress size in 7 days, lose belly...

Homemade Healthy Caprese Salad

If you are jetting off to warmer climes of the Mediterranean this summer, eating...

If you exercise after work, some days you’ll need a wee bit more motivation...

fasting

Intermittent Fasting – also known as the 5:2 diet, the 2 day diet, the...

protein

As usual, the Daily Mail is out to shock with the headline claiming:

‘Eating...

healthysnacks

Healthy eating would be so easy if we had 100% control of what, when...

Apple on  school books

If you are spending your days with your head stuck in books, revising for...

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Eggs and Easter – you can’t have one without the other, right? Instead of...

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Chocolate, asparagus and oysters are all said to have aphrodisiac properties, but with chocolate...

resolutions

So we all eat a little too much, drink a little more than normal...