There's more to basil than pesto
Your body and times of change. Our bodies need to respond and adapt to changes in the environment - whether that's the weather, periods of stress or changes in the geo-political landscape!
Sometime the mere sight and smell of our favourite dish can be enough to jolt us out of the doldrums and renew our enthusiasm for life. Take a second to consider what you have, or haven’t been eating. Are you stressed, irritable or just plain low?
Summer’s here again and it’s time to get serious about protecting our skin - and our children’s. Sun protection is serious (and pricey!) business these days, not only because of the role excess sun exposure plays in premature ageing of the skin, but because skin cancer is dramatically on the rise in Europe as well as the rest of the world.
Luckily for us, foods that nourish your body also tend to taste delicious together. Eating specific foods combinations maximizes their health effects by increasing your body’s ability to absorb nutrients.
Tomatoes are omnipresent in our diet today - strange to think they were once considered poisonous and used only for decorative purposes. Super antioxidant
It’s not easy to persuade someone who’s used to drinking cow's milk to change his or her habits. As a Nutritionist I’ve long been aware of milk’s negative associations, but I admit it still took me a while to stop automatically adding a couple of bottles to the family shopping cart – well at least it was organic - and there were three teenagers who protested loudly when I did.
Early summer means the beginning of Cantaloupe season and time to enjoy classics like ‘melon with Parma ham’ and ‘melon with Port wine’.
Summertime means that many of us are going to be eating a lot more grilled and barbecued food. We’ve been led to believe that grilling is a healthy way of cooking. Unfortunately it’s not.
The Skinny on Strawberries