Eating well · It's the little things

Food is part of wellness for everyone – little things can make a big difference

Food should be enjoyable, food should be nourishing both for the body and the soul, food is a social thing, it can be art, it can be science.  Good food can be quick or slow, simple or fancy, cheap or pricey.  Any one can have good food that nourishes them, that contributes to health.  Food… Continue reading Food is part of wellness for everyone – little things can make a big difference

Eating well · In the news

How about a Xmas Latte anyone?

It is that time of the year again.  Creeping into middle of November, its getting cold and dark, warming mugs of hot milky drinks are just the ticket.  To start getting all festive, lots of our favourite coffee shop chains are bringing out their flavoured hot drinks.  Gingerbread latte, eggnogg latte, fudge hot chocolate and… Continue reading How about a Xmas Latte anyone?

Eating well · In the news

Snack or meal: how something is labelled matters

Embedded in a story in the paper the other day, about the sugar content of meal deals (which was interesting in itself), there was an interesting bite size article about the effect of labelling foods as snacks or meals. The study, carried out at Surrey university, was simple, give people the same food but one… Continue reading Snack or meal: how something is labelled matters

Children and young people · Eating well · In the news

Paleo baby food. Whatever next?

There are, thankfully, more stories exposing restrictive eating styles as the Fads they are and not the automatic route to wellness as promised by the self styled, unqualified gurus. A lovely article in the Irish Sunday Independent when I was in Dublin a little while back, picking apart the Gwynneth Paltrow, Goop image of what… Continue reading Paleo baby food. Whatever next?