Choosing the right foods to fuel your holiday travel

Plane

Making time to prepare nutritious snacks to take to the airport will guarantee your energy levels and keep your spending money safe for your holiday. Alongside nutritional therapist Adam Lloyd, Holiday Hypermarket has curated the ideal list of affordable foods that are as tasty as they are good for sustained energy. Adam noted: ‘It’s normal to grab lots of processed foods when eating on the move, such as sandwiches, sweets and snacks, but this has a big impact on our… Continue Reading “Choosing the right foods to fuel your holiday travel”

Fish oil & high cholesterol

Eating nutritional food plays a pivotal role in lowering bad cholesterol levels. Studies have shown that consuming fish oil protects your heart and also helps to keep cholesterol levels down. Fish oil, also known as omega-3 fatty acids, is mainly found in fish and nutritional supplements. These polyunsaturated fats are believed to lower blood pressure and improve the levels of good cholesterol in your body. When eaten in place of fatty meats, fish can also decrease LDL cholesterol. Study results… Continue Reading “Fish oil & high cholesterol”

Giraffe, the new addition to Tesco

Giraffe Restaurants

A Giraffe? In Tesco? Well sort of. I was first introduced to Giraffe restaurants on twitter a couple of years ago, seeing lots of tweets about how wonderful and family friendly they are.  At the time I checked to see if there were any locally and was disappointed to discover that our nearest one was in Guildford! Having worked at Tesco for too many years to count, I still follow what they are up to and was very interested to discover… Continue Reading “Giraffe, the new addition to Tesco”

A Big Fat Fail!

Packed Lunch

All pupils at infant schools in England are to get free school lunches from this September, Lib Dem leader and Deputy PM Nick Clegg announced last year. The change – for children in reception, year one and year two – will save parents about £400 a year per child they said. Sounds great on paper doesn’t it? Although you can opt out of having free school meals we made the decision to sign Isaac up for them in the hope… Continue Reading “A Big Fat Fail!”