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Teaching Children about Seasonality

October 27, 2016
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Educating children about seasonal food has far reaching benefits as not only does it help children learn more about where food comes from it also links with other skills such as time, weather and the seasons. It’s important for children to understand that fruit and vegetables naturally […]

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Finding the Roots of Chronic Fatigue

October 18, 2016
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An Interview for UK Health Radio

Finding the roots of chronic fatigue is literally a rollercoaster of discovery.  Each case has to be looked at individually in order to help empower the person achieve optimal recovery. Dr Sarah Myhill is a leading expert who specialises in […]

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Child asthma

How can we support asthma?

October 5, 2016
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Statistics suggest there are 5.4 million people living with asthma in the UK, with 1 in 11 children suffering from the condition. Asthma related symptoms range from relatively mild cases of breathlessness and chest tightness to severe attacks. Triggers for attacks can take many forms with research […]

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Unlocking the Secrets of the Mediterranean

October 1, 2016
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In our quest for the ‘ideal’ diet and optimal health the Mediterranean diet has long been recognised as an influential model for a number of reasons but one key component that appears across the Mediterranean and has been widely researched is Olive Oil. Two leading experts in this […]

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School Food Culture

September 17, 2016
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British Food Fortnight and School Food Culture

Inspiring insights from School Ambassadors on UK Health Radio

 

With British Food Fortnight running from 17th September to the 2nd October 2016 there’s no better time to celebrate the outstanding achievements of so many […]

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Cooking with Children

September 6, 2016
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Traditionally family recipes and secrets would be passed down in the kitchen with generations cooking together but as lifestyles have got busier finding time to teach some of these basic life skills has diminished. It undoubtedly requires extra time to prepare and cook with children and the home […]

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All about Gluten!

September 4, 2016
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When talking all about gluten who better to interview than Dr. Tom O’Bryan one of the worlds leading experts in Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, and Autoimmunity. Hearing what gluten actually is and what it does inside everyone’s body is hugely insightful especially when gluten […]

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Organic milk, eggs and meat, what are the benefits?

August 25, 2016
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Organic food has been a hotly debated topic for many years and opting to buy organic milk, eggs and meat very often comes down to personal choice. Factors that influence consumers can include ethical farming, nutrient profile and health benefits. If it’s organic we know it […]

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Get Fruity – how to get children to eat more fruit!

July 14, 2016
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Eating your ‘five a day’ has become mainstream advice but still children are falling short of this minimum recommendation with latest research suggesting children aged between 5-15 eat an average of 3 a day and low fruit diets can increase the risk of disease in adulthood […]

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What could School Food Culture look like?

July 8, 2016
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School food culture is hot topic right now in a move to engage schools with public health and promote well-being. If children and ultimately parents understand more about food, nutrition and the value of the dining experience the effect could be huge. When I think back to […]

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Fats explained

July 7, 2016
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Understanding which fats are good and which fats are bad has to be one of the most controversial topics of dietary health advice and even now some of the messages continue to be misleading. Fats are essential for our health, energy and metabolism. A fatty membrane surrounds every […]

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Foods to keep the Heart Healthy

June 5, 2016
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The UK’s single biggest killer is heart disease. Emerging evidence suggests children/teenagers with high blood pressure and cholesterol may well carry this with them into adulthood. This, together with increasing obesity and diabetes rates mean optimal health in adulthood can be compromised. Understanding more about how […]

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