How to get your daily intake of omega 3 fats

Omega-3 fats are an essential nutrient, but it’s a nutrient that many of us do not get enough of in our diets.  Omega 3 fats are an integral part of our cell membranes, therefore they influence many different areas of health. The strongest evidence for omega 3 fats is their role in preventing heart disease […]

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Coffee Maple Ice Blocks

A cup of good quality coffee is one of life’s great pleasures in my opinion.  In summer though, this iced version is a delicious alternative.  It’s been so warm that drinking a hot drink has been making me break a sweat!  These ice blocks are a lovely combination of flavours – coffee, cinnamon, and a […]

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Zucchini and Corn Fritters

Zucchini and corn fritters are a delicious way to make a plant based meal, and if you grow them, I’m sure you’ll have lots to use at this time of the year. These fritters are light, fluffy and fresh.  They are perfect for any meal, but for me they are a go to easy dinner […]

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Should you go paleo?

  Paleo would have to be one of the most popular new (or should I say old?!) dietary patterns out there.  Some call it a fad, other fervidly defend it as a lifestyle and a healthy way of living. So should you go paleo? The paleo diet is based on the diet of our ancestors […]

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New Year’s Nutrition Advice & Fads to Avoid

As 2014 draws to a close, now is the time we start thinking about what we want to achieve for the year ahead.  If you’ve got nutrition, exercise or weight loss goals for 2015, then here’s a bit of advice. DO NOT fall for the latest fad diet, pill, potion, detox, or tea.  The truth […]

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