Articles tagged with: vegetables

Almonds and legumes

Yay for nuts and legumes - the new nutrition heroes

There's always research going on into ageing and nutrition and this time, they've found that a higher intake of nuts and legumes (such as dried peas, beans and lentils) is related to better cognition and less cognitive decline with age. Impressively, this study had six years of follow-up. Wow! This month I look at this and more... 

29 June 2022 by

Home-style baked beans

Home-style baked beans

This meal keeps really well. Prepare the beans in advance then reheat later for a quick weeknight option. This is also a good recipe...

8 June 2022 by Guest post

Chewing gum

Meat substitutes, eggs and chewing gum?

What do you know about the sustainable, healthy, plant-based alternatives to meat … and why I’m wary of them?

25 May 2022 by Foodwatch

Veggie-full lasagne

Veggie-full lasagne

This meal is a hearty and healthy winter choice for a family. You can use any vegetables you have on hand, ensuring there is 600g in...

4 May 2022 by Guest post

Iron Rich diet

Iron-deficiency anaemia and more

Iron-deficiency anaemia, a common problem in women and girls that affects their immunity, work performance and thermo-regulation is...

27 April 2022 by Catherine Saxelby

Blueberries No 1

Blueberries, the Mediterranean Diet, beat cravings for chocolate

When compared to other fresh fruits and vegetables, researchers rank blueberries as number one for antioxidant activity.  This...

30 March 2022 by Catherine Saxelby