Fibre February – eat more!

This month, @AfNutr will be talking all things fibre. We are not the only ones focusing on fibre this month. The Flour Advisory Bureau are running #fibrefebruary to encourage people to eat more fibre and provide information on fibre containing foods. Fibre has a reputation, it stops constipation and can give you wind. Lots of…

Some tips to eat less sugar.

Originally posted on Lynn Burns RNutr:
In keeping with the sugar theme, I thought some practical information is called for.  There is merit to reducing refined and added sugars.  It isn’t just beneficial for your teeth but can reduce you overall calorie intake which in turn helps with weight management.  The jury is still out on…

Mature cheddar that’s lower in fat…

…several companies including Cathedral City and Sainsbury’s are now doing a lower fat cheese but crucially, for cheese fiends like me, have made really quality tasting mature cheddar style cheeses.  They are approx 25-30% lower in fat but because they don’t skimp on taste you don’t end up using more (or throw them away in…

Can’t face skimmed milk….

…have you tried 1% milk?  It is an easy switch from semi-skimmed. (Remember, toddlers should have whole milk until they are 2 and can then, if they are eating well, move to semi-skimmed.  Once 5 years old they can move to skimmed if they are eating and growing well.)