Chocolate Naughty But...

Chocolate Naughty but Nice

Chocolate Naughty but Nice? White, dark, milky, smooth, velvety, nutty, fruity, what is it about chocolate that we really like? Millions of us indulge ourselves with this desirable product with various occasions dedicated to its enjoyment like Easter, Valentine’s Day or a celebrative event.  Another reason we may use for devouring chocolate is the revealed […]

Honey

Sugar Savvy

Know Your Sugars and get Sugar Savvy What are the Sugar types? There are many different types of natural sugars:  glucose, fructose (fruit sugar), sucrose, lactose (milk sugar) and maltose (malt). Natural sugars provide a combination of sugar and nutrients, e.g. fructose – sugar, fibre, vitamins and minerals, whilst lactose – sugar, calcium and protein. […]

Food and Mood

Food and January Blues

Food and January Blues We all have days when we feel good or bad.  However, the month of January lends itself to put more of a damper on our mood than any other month. Hence the phrase ‘January Blues’ and the lyrics from Pilot’s song ‘January sick and tired you been hanging on me’, but […]

Cupboard Essentials

Cupboard Essentials

When money is short, and the cupboards are bare, you can still live healthy, salt, sugar, fat and calories beware, whether help comes through a foodbank, or family, agency or a friend, God wants us fit and healthy, let nutrition win in the end. Non- Perishable Healthy Eating Cupboard Essentials Canned vegetables – carrots, peas, […]

Oats and Fruit Breakfast

What Do Nutritionists Eat?

What Do Nutritionists Eat? Listed below are a series of foodie  questions asked to Healthy Eating Solutions nutritionist. What do you normally have for breakfast? If I’m exercising early in the morning it will be Weetabix, soya milk with a banana or wholemeal toast with peanut butter. I find this to be the perfect balance […]

Breakfast Ideas

Good Breakfast Guide

Good Breakfast Guide Eating breakfast keeps your energy levels consistent, kicks starts your day, prevents an energy slump and the craving of unhealthy foods later in the day. Not hungry first thing in the morning? Pushed for time? Trying to lose weight? Get in the habit of starting the day with a quick bite such […]

Banish the Belly

Banish the Belly Fat

Banishing the Belly Fat Belly fat can be a sight for sore eyes, especially on the beech. Why does your belly develop fat? There is no single cause for belly fat; however, lifestyle, genetics and your diet can all play a part in the development of  belly fat.  High energy-dense foods  such as biscuits, sweets, […]

Jamaican Rice n Peas

Jamaican Rice and Peas

Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe Jamaican Rice and Peas is traditionally eaten as part of the family Sunday dinner with chicken, mutton or fish, along side vegetables such as callaloo or a salad. Throughout the Caribbean rice and peas is eaten, with variations of the ingredients with the kidney beans referred to as “peas”. This […]