The market for organic food grew even more quickly during the Pandemic as more of us looked at ways to support our health. But given the potential cost implications, is eating organic a good health investment? Heather explains more below including how to reduce pesticides of non-organic food. Or watch her on Virgin Media Weekend AM.
Are you feeling a bit bleurgh after overindulging this weekend? Don’t feel guilty about the chocolate you may have enjoyed , we all know in the current situation (when we are away from family and friends) that a bit of chocolate or glass of wine may be the only small comfort we have. Read on for some ways to include more NEAT movement in your day and get that pep back in your step.
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…]
Even though most of us are working from home these days, we can still fall down on the meal prep. We wander into our own kitchens around lunchtime hoping for a healthy meal to just fall out of the fridge. Unfortunately, that almost never happens. Read on for some simple salad inspo.
Superfoods do not need to be exotic or expensive. Many everyday wholefoods grown here in Ireland can be considered superfoods. At this time of year, we are spoiled for choice. We don’t even have to stray beyond the fruit and veg aisle to get our superfood fix on a daily basis. Remember that the different plant colours come from phytonutrients like carotenoids and flavonoids that have many health benefits, so try and get as many different colours on your plate and eat a rainbow.