Cup and Show week: It may sound a little extreme but it does take a lot of energy to walk around all day looking at the fashion, the horses and all the other animals. Check out Lea's guidelines for healthier eating and drinking on the day. Read more »

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Food & fluids

They say “you should never trust a skinny cook”, but you don’t have to become overweight in order to find pleasure in food.

Alcohol and sport- Is it a good match for you?

When used responsibly alcohol can help to relieve tensions in athletes and to build feelings of inclusiveness in a team. However in excess it can slowly unravel training, health and sporting careers. Read more »

Don’t like fish?

Fish is high in protein, iron, B group vitamins and essential fatty acids. But not everyone likes it. What can parents do to help their child try it again? Read more »

Are nuts all they are cracked up to be?

Are nuts healthy and how much do we need to eat in order to enjoy their health benefits? Read more »

Wise up to Discretionary Foods for better health

If you are struggling to lose weight or lower your cholesterol then taking a closer look at your intake of discretionary foods can improve your results.
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Could you make healthier decisions when shopping?

Every food item we drop into our supermarket trolley isn’t just affecting us but also the health of those we provide food for. How well do you shop? Read more »

How to put ‘real’ flavour into your cooking

It can be so easy to snip the top off a packet of flavouring when cooking. But if we really want to reduce the salt, fat and sugar in our diet natural flavours are best. Find out how. Read more »

Get children cooking this Christmas

Increasing the confidence of children to cook from scratch is now seen as part of the strategy to reduce chronic diet related disease and obesity. We offer 12 top foods to know how to cook before leaving home. Read more »

Garnishes galore and all those “little extras” on the side

Is garnishing getting out of hand? Find out how much energy those “add ons” really do add. Read more »

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