June 2015 - The Food Teacher

Moringa…the latest ‘superfood’

June 26, 2015
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‘Superfoods’ are best described as nutritionally dense foods that may offer significant benefits as we strive towards optimal health and vitality. They are often described as natures gift and as they are real foods in their natural form the body can recognise them and utilise them to […]

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What’s Iron got to do with it?

June 26, 2015
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Iron is critical for life as seen by its many roles in the body. It’s main function being the formation of haemoglobin that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body and carbon dioxide away from the tissues to the lungs. For this reason […]

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Identifying and managing food allergies in young children

June 11, 2015
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Childhood allergy is becoming increasingly common in the UK with 50% of children being affected. Food allergy symptoms can be wide ranging and for many they can be life threatening (e.g. anaphylaxis). As a parent it’s vital to work with your child’s teachers and carers […]

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What’s Magnesium got to do with it?

June 3, 2015
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Magnesium is one of the most prevalent minerals within our bodies and is vital for in excess of 300 biochemical reactions. It’s required for so many reasons but namely to maintain nerve and muscle function, support our immunity, heart function, bone strength, blood sugar balance, sleep and […]

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