Sustainable diets are healthy diets

There has been a great shift in recent times in how we think about the sustainability of food choices – but it seems to mean different things to different people.

19/02/2020   by Catherine Conlon  

Have a (healthy) heart this Valentine's day

Our placement student Niall Grieve explores the benefits of having a healthy heart and what to do to help our heart with some great Valentine's day ideas.

03/02/2020   by Niall Grieve  

When you can't "eat your greens"

"Eat your greens" is a childhood mantra, and we have all heard the advice that we should be “eating the rainbow”. But many of us (children and adults alike!) don’t like fruit or vegetables.

safefood dietitian, Joana da Silva, has some strategies for getting fruit and veg into your diet.

22/01/2020   by Joana Caldeira Fernandes da Silva  

Are you doing Veganuary this month?

In my house, not only have we Veganuary but Vegetanuary, Flexitanuary and Traditionuary!

15/01/2020   by Joana Caldeira Fernandes da Silva  

Does it do what it says on the tin?

“Low in fat”, “high in fibre”, “helps to lower cholesterol”. All of these are examples of nutrition or health claims that can be found on a multitude of products in any supermarket or corner store in the country. But what affect do these claims have on our shopping and eating habits?

11/12/2019   by Niall Grieve