Articles tagged with: grains

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

What is riboflavin (vitamin B2)?

Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2 as it was the second substance shown to be essential for human health (after Vitamin B1), is a water-soluble vitamin. It is the vitamin responsible for the yellow-orange colour of fizzy multi-B vitamin supplements and for turning your urine a bright yellow-green colour.

26 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

What is thiamin (vitamin B1)?

Thiamin is one of the B group of vitamins and is known as B1 because it was the first of them to be discovered. It helps your cells...

4 June 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

Q. I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. How do I reduce my fibre, not increase it?

A. To reduce your fibre intake, aim to eat low-fibre versions of breads, grains and cereals such as white bread - not wholemeal or...

28 October 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. I have recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease. Could you tell me which specific foods to avoid? A. Coeliac disease...

15 July 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Product Review: Saffron and Saffron Rice Taste Test

Product Review: Saffron and Saffron Rice Taste Test

This post has been sponsored by Novin Saffron of Saffrondust  Saffron is the world's most expensive and highly-prized spice....

4 July 2013 by Catherine Saxelby