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.
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.
There won’t be as many liquid lunches and crazy parties this year but Covid or no Covid Christmas is still going to be a time where we may overindulge. Find out how to make sure your liver is still talking to you come January.
Are you full of good intentions to avoid chocolate, crisps, jellies or whatever your particular downfall is but still find yourself unable to fight off cravings? In many cases this is not simply mind over matter. Our bodies send us messages to eat these foods in a number of circumstances. Being aware of why we get cravings can be a big help in preventing them.
Despite its many benefits, The Irish Heart Foundation has confirmed that 80% of adults in Ireland are eating less than the 25 – 34g of fibre recommended daily. While children need less (their age plus 5g fibre per day i.e. a ten-year-old child should be getting 15 g a day (10 years + 5g of fibre)), we know that the majority of Irish children are not getting enough either.