Articles by: Amy
With a background in nutrition she hopes to write freelance articles relating to food, nutrition and health.

Malnutrition – More Common Than You Think

July 27, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Malnutrition – More Common Than You Think

When you hear the word malnutrition, what do you think of? Perhaps it is a child in an African country where there is famine as a consequence of a natural disaster, war or poverty. However, malnutrition is actually a lot closer to home than you may realise. In the UK, […]

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The grass is greener…

June 20, 2012 5:18 pm0 comments
The grass is greener…

Those of us who have always lived in the town fall into a number of camps when it comes to the prospect of living in the countryside. Camp one hates the idea; where are all the shops? Camp two likes the idea, but after a bit of consideration appreciates it […]

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Life’s a beach…

June 15, 2012 6:43 pm0 comments
Life’s a beach…

It’s always been a dream of mine to live by the sea. I find there’s something very calming about it; when I can’t sleep I think about the gentle roll of a calm sea and that usually does the trick. However, I also like it when there’s a heavier sea […]

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Whole grains – what are they all about?

June 14, 2012 1:34 pm0 comments
Whole grains – what are they all about?

You might be familiar with “5 A Day” for fruit and vegetables, but did you know that we should all be trying to eat three portions of wholegrains daily? You may already have a good idea of what constitutes a wholegrain food and their benefits, but if you are unsure, […]

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5 A Day – not as difficult to achieve as you might think

June 12, 2012 12:53 pm0 comments
5 A Day – not as difficult to achieve as you might think

Although the 5 A Day scheme may not be that new – it was launched in 1994 to encourage us to increase our intake of fruit and vegetables to benefit our health – there still seems to be some uncertainty about what counts towards it. This was reflected by the […]

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