Making healthy choices can be expensive, especially if you fill your trolley with the latest superfoods grown on the other side of the world. However, you can still eat healthily on a budget, especially if you are happy to spend a little time in the kitchen. Read more below or listen to Heather share her tips with Mrs Smart Money on Instagram on Monday at 8pm.
Leaving aside the potential impact of organic farming on the environment and looking at it from a purely nutritional perspective, there are a couple of key points to consider when deciding whether or not to chose organic food. [Read more…]
It might not be new, but intermittent fasting will be big in 2021, as the evidence supporting it’s benefits continues to mount. Read Heather’s tips in The Irish Independent and more on our recent blog and this Irish Examiner article on new ideas for 2021.
One of the few positives from lockdowns has been the increase in home cooking and our increased veg intake as a result. Why not aim to build your own healthy recipe repertoire and get one new recipe under your belt this month? Couple that with the trend for eating seasonal and sustainable food and you are all set to hit several food trends for 2021. See below a one day meal plan with recipes or listen to Sorcha’s tips on meal planning and store cupboard essentials (at 1:43).
It’s tricky to stick to our habits and resolutions and eat healthily at the best of times, never mind in the midst of the current chaos and when working just a few steps from our kitchen cupboards. Heather has three tips for making it easier to eat healthily now and into the future. Read on or watch her share tips on Virgin Media Weekend AM.
Almost ¼ million Irish people have diabetes, and a further ½ million of us are pre-diabetic. This is particularly shocking when you consider that most cases are preventable and that it can have serious long-term health consequences. It’s not all bad news though! There are some easy ways to identify if you are at risk and some simple dietary changes that can reduce your risk in as little as three months. Read on or watch Heather share her tips on Virgin Media’s Weekend AM.