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Superfoods – Kale

Superfoods – Kale

Kale – it’s a cliche superfood but it does have a lot going for it! It’s rich in iron, magnesium, calcium and fibre. Fibre is what the bugs in our gut love to eat. Kale has more calcium than cow’s milk per calorie because it’s so low in...
Iron deficiency – what to eat

Iron deficiency – what to eat

Many people don’t eat or absorb enough iron, leading to iron deficiency, and it can have a big impact on our health.  Who is at risk of anaemia? The groups most at risk of iron deficiency anaemia are children aged 1½–2½ years, girls aged 15–18 years, women aged 35–49...
Vitamin D – supporting you through winter

Vitamin D – supporting you through winter

We know more and more about the importance of vitamin D now and it’s role within the body. It has so many important functions, we are learning more all the time. Most critically it modulates our immune system by regulating cells called T-helper cells (stopping...