Articles tagged with: grains

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

An old-fashioned grain, barley is set to shine again as a comfort food that’s good for you. In this post I’ll tell you all about the health gains you can expect from eating more barley.

8 May 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

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...

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