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Low GI Sugar – a healthy option?

Sugar has been known to have a bad rap in nutrition. Table sugar, which is more officially known as sucrose, has a moderately high Glycemic Index (GI) and is low in nutritional value.  Excess sugar can contribute to also weight gain. Chelsea now sell a brand of sugar which low GI. This has been created […]

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Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

While we’ve all been so cautious to slip, slop, slap and wrap its had a downside.  A growing number of people are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency, the vitamin we make ourselves when the UVB rays from sunlight hit our skin. Vitamin D is essential for bone mineralisation and general muscle and bone health.  Severe […]

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Are you getting enough calcium?

Calcium is a vital nutrient for bone health, and we need to get enough from a young age.  By the time you reach 20, 97% of your bone strength is formed, with your maximum bone density being reached at 30.  That’s why it’s so important to get enough calcium while you’re still young. Even so, […]

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