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Saturated fat and heart disease – what should we be eating?
Nutrition and Health

Saturated fat and heart disease – what should we be eating?

You may have been read about a science study in the press this week, commissioned by the British Heart Foundation, questioning the link between saturated fats and heart disease. What did they find?  This was a large systematic review and meta analysis, where researches analysed evidence from 72 studies to see if there were any associations between … Continue reading

The superfood myth: why we instead should concentrate on balance, moderation and variety
Nutrition and Health

The superfood myth: why we instead should concentrate on balance, moderation and variety

Food writer Jay Rayner published an article in the Guardian yesterday titled: ‘Why I’m so bored with superfoods’. Here, there is an important message for which I am sure many registered dietitians and nutritionists are grateful for its publicity: Jay explains that the term ‘superfood’ is not scientifically defined and has little meaning in the medical research community . It … Continue reading

The Cycling Veg – London’s first organic, local & seasonal fruit & veg box scheme delivered by bike
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The Cycling Veg – London’s first organic, local & seasonal fruit & veg box scheme delivered by bike

Like many twenty-something Londoners, I live quite a fairly hectic life. I don’t necessarily work harder than others, but with my full-time degree, various jobs to earn money, writing a blog and running a supper club – life is pretty chaotic. Since I’m studying nutrition I should be able to easily juggle eating healthily on top … Continue reading

Gluten-free Paris
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Gluten-free Paris

I was taken to Paris a couple of weekends ago as a Christmas present and was determined to find lots of food…sans gluten. Obviously France with its multitude of croissants and baguettes doesn’t give off much of a gluten-free vibe. It’s a country that adheres to tradition with an iron wall….and certian culinary practices hold … Continue reading