Healthy Herts Nutrition Blog

Healthy eating is about enjoying delicious food – and gaining some great health benefits! Find out more about the latest scientific research on diet, vitamins and nutrition, plus my comment on some of the food stories in the press, as well as some tips to improve your own healthy eating including recipes.

Too stressed to cook / eat / drink / stop eating…

or drinking or eating the ‘wrong’ foods? You’re not alone…   Rate your stress…!    When clients come to see me I will typically ask how stressed they are on a scale of 1-10… This is either because they’re showing signs of stress or because they tell me that stress is making them ill in some way – and its …

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How to Support your Immune System with Everyday Foods

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  Sarah’s Immune – Supporting Everyday Foods – Quick Shopping List   I know from analysing my clients’ food diaries that very few of them are getting sufficient nutrients on a regular day. To keep healthy during these times in particular we need to pay extra attention to our health and to ensure our diets are nutritious. We can help …

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What is Kefir?

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Kefir is fermented milk which gives a yoghurt-drink type consistency and is a probiotic food. It’s usually made from cow’s, goats or sheep’s milk and typically contains high levels of Vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K2, biotin, folate – and probiotics. It contains over 50 species of lactic acid bacteria and yeast. What are the benefits of kefir? One study …

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Why are fermented foods nutritious?

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  As recognition of their rich nutrition value grows, fermented foods are enjoying somewhat of a revival, which means that they’re more easily available than ever. However, the process of fermenting foods has actually been around for millennia due to necessity. Let’s face it – fridges have only been commonplace since relatively recently – about 65 years ago. You may have heard of some of …

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This nutritional therapist’s favourite recipes

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As a nutritional therapist who is passionate about food and cooking I am often asked for my favourite nutritious and not-so-nutritious recipes. Well here are a few I couldn’t live without…!  They each offer a lot in the way of nutrition as well as taste and don’t worry many of them are do-able in under 30 minutes …   Lunch …

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