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.

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 on under 30 minutes (at least the …

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Testimonials

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What do clients say about Healthy Herts Nutritional Therapy?   I am fortunate to work with some lovely and very dedicated clients on improving their nutrition habits who work extremely hard to reach their health and fitness goals. These are some words from them regards working with me as a Nutritional Therapist on everything from losing weight to special diets …

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5 easy ways to improve your diet

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Diet – No Resolutions Necessary!

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Tired of impossible resolutions? Here are 5 easy ways to improve your diet – no resolutions necessary. Put these on your fridge and read them daily for a more nutritious diet. 1. Not all fats make you fat! Include healthy fats to keep you fuller for longer… and so naturally you’ll avoid the roller-coaster sugar crashes (and the ‘pick-me-up’ biscuits…) …

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