Archives of #Nutrition

Nutrition & Food Basics

Nutrition & Food Basics  Having a basic knowledge of food nutrition can make a massive difference to your health including weight and many menopause symptoms.  Food is essentially made up of 3 macronutrients – Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats. They are present in large amounts, unlike micronutrients (vitamins & minerals) present in small quantities. Most foods […]

Fruit For Thought

Fruit  & The Diet Culture FRUITS have been demonised as having TOO MUCH SUGAR! YET the diet culture is selling a mega load of ‘Healthy Smoothies’ 🍇FACT -FRUITS are DELICIOUS 🥝FACT -They promote health and provide a variety of essential nutrients, such as fibre, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. 🍑FACT – the fibre in fruits helps slow […]

Ditch The Food Guilt

Do You Suffer From Food Guilt? I believe there should be no guilt when it comes to eating. True, it’s healthier overall to eat strawberries 🍓 instead of an ice cream 🍨 sundae. However, it does not make ice cream 🍦 a lousy choice. Nourishing your body is about BALANCE. Embrace that strategy, and you’ll […]

Midlife Mood Boosting Foods

Brighten Your Spirits with These Mood-Boosting Foods What foods lifts your mood? Blueberries Blueberries are deliciously rich in antioxidants and have a positive effect on mood and cognitive function. Eat natural, add to porridge, yoghurt or smoothie. Nuts and Seeds Nuts & seeds such as peanuts, almonds, pumpkin, and sesame seeds, are rich in tryptophan, […]

Healthy Midlife Pancakes – Is There Such A Thing?

Midlife Pancake Absolutely There is nothing more moorish on the weekend than pancakes. Do you love pancakes but no longer eat them because you are concerned about calories or think they are unhealthy? The thing about midlife is that we need to enjoy food. It’s the essence of living. So yes, we need to be […]