Nutritional supplements are best to ‘supplement’ your diet in the short term – particularly at a time where you may be struggling to maintain a healthy diet and where your demands are quite high. If you are working long and stressful hours, you may need more nutritional support at the moment.
You can prepare these healthy salad jars a few days in advance. It’s easy to jam in lots of nutrients plus protein and complex carbohydrates to keep you fuelled for long tiring shifts at work. You can also use them as a very quick dinner to come home to, ready to grab from the fridge. No cooking equipment needed!
Boiling your bones is right in trend at the moment. However bone broth is far from new. Since the Stone Age soups were made by adding hot stones to the abdominal pouches of butchered animals to simmer up a nourishing feast of meat, fat, bones and herbs. Through the years most households would have a stock pot on the go for stews and soups. The arrival of the stock or bouillon cube heralded the end of this tradition in many cases however.
As the corona virus lockdown rages on, it is important that we don’t lose sight of maintaining our general health. This article is helpful for people with existing osteopenia or osteoporosis and for those who are at a higher risk of lower bone mineral density. Read on for some of the heavy hitters when it comes to good bone health.
Vitamin C is probably the best known nutrient for immune support. With the current outbreak of Coronavirus in Ireland, immune health is a big consideration for many. Our best sources of vitamin C are fruit and vegetables and eating enough of these during the winter tends to be more difficult. We snack less on fruit, there are less fresh berries available and we eat less salads, so our intake of vitamin C can be significantly lower at this time of year.