Nutrition News

Maybe Baby?

The importance of good nutrition for parents at all stages of pregnancy including planning, pregnancy, post pregnancy and breast feeding cannot be over emphasised enough. The nutritional status of parents can have a significant impact not only on the parent’s health but also on the development of the baby.

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Common Food Additives to Avoid

There are many chemicals added to our food, especially processed packaged food. These chemicals are designed to help enhance flavour, give food colour and prolong the shelf life. However, many of these food chemicals often exacerbate health issues such as allergies, mood and gut problems.

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Feeding the Immune System

A well functioning immune system is key to help fight the onslaught of winter time lurgies and what we eat can play an important role in keeping our immune system functioning optimally. Not consuming the right types of food and nutrition can decrease our immune system defences, making us more susceptible to infections …

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Protein

Protein is a macronutrient due to it being a large and complex molecule, consisting of many smaller molecules known as amino acids.  In total, there are 21 different amino acids that are biologically necessary for humans with 9 of these amino acids only …

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