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.

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Which nutrient can reduce fatigue, headache duration, assist constipation and aid mood?

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…water…?! Yep. Its underrated isn’t it.   I estimate that one in three of my nutritional therapy clients aren’t drinking enough water. I know this because its part of my standard set of questions in the consultation… and these clients actually TELL me they dodge the h2O. This just highlights an opportunity to build a new healthy habit into their day, …

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Nutrition highlights – Roast Chicken, Mango and Ginger Salad

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India Marshall-Roads from Bedfordshire’s Bottle Bazaar’s Wine Club has asked me to give some nutrition information on the meals that accompany her weekly wine choice. This week its the turn of Nigel Slater’s Roast Chicken, Mango and Ginger Salad. This delicious recipe is really summery, the mango gives lots of colour and offers an array of health benefits. Mango Firstly, it has to …

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Nutrition highlights – Souk Spiced Aubergine with Walnuts, Pomegranate and Tahini Yoghurt with Tandoori Chicken

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India Marshall-Roads from Bedfordshire’s Bottle Bazaar’s Wine Club has asked me to give some nutrition information on the meals that accompany her weekly wines. This week its the turn of Souk Spiced Aubergines with Walnuts, Pomegranate and Tahini yoghurt with Tandoori Chicken. This meal contains a nice set of immune and cardiovascular health supporting nutrients including plenty of fibre – if …

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Nutrition highlights – Steak, Wilted Spinach, Baked Garlic Mushroom & Sweet Potato Fries

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So as many of the Bottle Bazaar Wine Tasting Club members will know – wine expert India Marshall-Roads has asked me to give some nutrition information on the meals that are designed to be enjoyed with specific wines… This week’s meal is a fillet steak with wilted spinach, garlic mushrooms with thyme and sweet potato fries. What nutrients does this meal give …

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Nutrition highlights – Lemon Tarragon Salmon over Asparagus

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So as many of the Bottle Bazaar Wine Tasting Club members will know – India Marshall-Roads has asked me to give some nutrition information on the food that accompanies the wine…and this is an alternative meal I suggested to accompany this week’s white wine choice – the Gruner Veltliner wine. I chose to add to this a portion of buttery …

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