Does your day look something like this?
- Breakfast – cereals and cow’s milk or toast
- Lunch – 2 slices of bread with a meat or cheese filling
- Dinner – pasta/potato/rice base with meat and a few veg
Who’s to say what constitutes a ‘breakfast’? Probably Mr Kellogg!
…and lunch? Maybe a ‘meal deal’ (Sandwich, drink and snack all for the bargain price of £3.50)
Usually it’s convenience. Cereals are not the healthiest of breakfasts. I often hear people tell me they don’t eat breakfast because if they do it’s the start of the whole day of grazing and snacking. » Read more
Common intolerances within our western diet are lactose, wheat and gluten. Intolerance to a food can occur when we eat too much of it.
In the UK the most common breakfast is cereal with milk – lactose, wheat and gluten!
Have a look in the supermarket, we have a whole isle dedicated to our breakfast cereals…and when you look at the ingredients of those Sugar Puffs, Cornflakes, Bran Flakes, Weetabix, Shreddies etc etc etc…each one is fortified with vitamins and minerals.
Have you thought about WHY?
Why does food have to have naturally occurring vitamins and minerals added?!?! » Read more
When you eat a jacket potato how big is it?
Probably about the size of your fist?
To get the right amount of carbohydrates in each of your meals the size of your fist is a good guide to use…that’s your fist and not anyone else’s :0)
This is also a good guide to think about when you are making your oven chips or potato wedges… » Read more
The Cake Monster Goes Healthy
…with a little help from Mumma
I spent yesterday getting my daughter organised…or rather I did the organising for her. She is very dedicated and works very long hours, and with her boyfriend away, needed to get herself organised to make sure she was eating…, and when she was, eating the right things! » Read more