Multi-vitamins: do we need them?

So many of us take a daily nutritional supplement as a little extra health insurance alongside our healthy diet, popping a supplement into our shopping trolley alongside our vegetables, oily fish, seeds and all the other food we buy to help keep ourselves well nourished. Do you take a multi-vitamin? Whether you buy your multinutrient […]

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A quick guide on eating for the good of our planet

You can’t have missed the recent paper published by The Lancet that looks at the impact of the food we eat on the health of our planet. With the snappy title ‘Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diet from sustainable food systems’, this paper suggests changes in food production and the dietary […]

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Food doesn’t have to travel half way around the world to be a ‘superfood’

Goji berries, raw cacao and acai berries have been lauded as superfoods but I prefer to look a little closer to home, to foods that don’t have to travel hundreds or thousands of food miles to reach our breakfast bowl, lunch box or dinner plate for superfoods packed full of nutrition. The dictionary definition of […]

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