Tag: oats

When we think of pumpkins the first thing that typically springs to mind is spooky Halloween imagery but pumpkins are one of the best autumnal veggies to grow ...

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Oats are a well-known staple for millions of people, and not without good reason! They are easy to cook, can be used in countless recipes, and are readily ...

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If you are newly diagnosed with coeliac disease or are avoiding gluten for other health reasons, switching to a gluten-free diet can be a massive lifestyle ...

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The idea of health is a funny one. It’s so personal as to what one deems to be healthy. Whether its practices, routines, exercise or how we fuel our body, ...

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Tryptophan, also known as 5HTP, (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is an amino acid (a building block of protein) and a precursor to the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is ...

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Oats are whole grains and as such offer a variety of health benefits. According to a Harvard university study, people who eat oats and whole grains live longer ...

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Forget the coronavirus lockdown, at least while you're indoors anyway! Try out some fortifying comforting recipes for the soul. Below are my 5 personal ...

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Breakfast is not necessarily the most important meal of the day. That is just another myth that marketing has created to sell us breakfast foods, there are ...

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Flu season is fully-fledged and now around us and as bitter nights lie opposite cold days, many people it seems are falling sick about us. Winter weather means ...

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Did you know that millet is known as the "queen of groats" (ie. shelled kernels of several cereal grains like barley, rye, wheat, oats etc)? For me it has ...

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Attempting to tackle Veganuary? Perhaps you’re starting a New Year, new you detox or cleanse, or maybe you’ve got a few awkward pounds to shift after ...

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Oats are grains that come from the cereal plant, Avena Sativa. Oats are made by being steamed, milled, heated and then cooled in a kiln where they are the ...

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The scenario is all too familiar, payday has come and gone and you’re starting to fear to look at your bank balance. This, however, doesn’t mean your nutrition ...

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Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet and one that is often overlooked. There are two categories of fibre: soluble and insoluble, and both are only ...

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Tired? Grouchy? Feeling lousy? We’ve all been there! Whilst there are many things that can affect your mood, the food that we eat can have a huge impact on how ...

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