By Jaimee Hughes, Accredited Practicing Dietitian We all know that following a nutritious diet is good for our physical health, but did you know that what we choose to eat also has a big impact on our mental wellbeing? Regularly eating whole grains and legumes can reduce our risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease … Continue reading
We’ve been delving into the latest research on whole grains, legumes and mood and the benefits of eating a balanced diet for good mental health. Take a look at our latest hot topic here to find out more.
The Whole 30 diet is famous for its focus on fresh produce and lean protein….alongside the exclusion of grains, legumes, dairy and more. We’ve taken a look at the research behind the restrictive 30 day plan. Read more on Whole 30 here.
Spread a little legume love this World Pulses Day by downloading a copy of our brand new e-book! Championing the humble legume, our e-book is packed full of recipes including tasty snacks, fresh salads and sweet treats – get your copy here.
Many of us have a bag or tin of dried beans sitting at the back of the cupboard and it can be difficult to know what to do with them. But thanks to a wave of plant-based trends, coupled with the International Year of Pulses in 2016, the humble pulse, or legumes as they’re more commonly known, … Continue reading
The New Nordic Diet is the latest media trend being touted as the next big thing. But what exactly is it? And why is it so good for you? We’ve taken a look at the latest research so you don’t have to. Read our blog post here for tips on eating Nordic style today!
Sunday 10 February is the first ever World Pulses Day, celebrating all things beans, peas and lentils across the globe. We’re singing the praises of the humble pea – often overlooked as a legume – peas are an easy and tasty way of upping your veggie and legume intake. Peas are packed full of essential … Continue reading
by Chloe McLeod Enjoying legumes on a low FODMAP diet can be a challenge, but the good news is that it is possible! But firstly, what are FODMAPs? FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, which are all different types of carbohydrates. These types of carbohydrate are poorly absorbed or digested for some. When … Continue reading
As the weather starts to cool down, there are few things more nourishing than warming up with delicious comfort food, like a big bowl of homemade soup. Not only is soup a quick, easy and healthy dinner solution, it’s easily reheated for a wholesome lunch the next day – often tasting even better! Or simply … Continue reading
Almost every week we see a new diet being touted as the next big thing. Few diets come out on top, but the New Nordic Diet (New Nordic Diet) is up there along with its close cousin, the Mediterranean diet. We’ve taken a closer look at just why it’s meant to be so good for … Continue reading