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Looking after your whole body

1. Establish a new routine Wake up at around the same time each weekday, start work, have proper breaks, do your chores at a certain time each day and have a regular

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The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet and why we like it   At the Food Doctor, we’re into facts not fads.   Unlike many diet plans, there are no rules or

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Salt Awareness week

Where’s it coming from? You might think you don’t use anywhere near that much salt at the table or in your home cooking. That’s probably true. Almost 80% of the

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Sugar Awareness week round up

At The Food Doctor, we like to keep up-to-date with all initiatives that are going on in the world of nutrition and so it was a privilege for the team to be invited to

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5-a-day made easy

There is enough scientific evidence to convince us that eating more fruit and veg is protective against many diseases, as well as helping our overall well-being and

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How to get sugar aware

What’s free? Sounds counter-intuitive that free sugars are the ones that we shouldn’t be eating freely at all! But the free word refers to the way the sugar is

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Plant-Based Protein Guide

Simply cutting out meat and dairy without considering where your protein’s going to come from could reduce the variety of foods you’re eating - and that can make you

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The benefits of a plant-based diet

Whether you follow a vegan diet or enjoy your meat and two veg, no doubt you’ve been exposed to news about the benefits of a plant-based diet.   100%

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Deliciously healthy buffet ideas

12 Buffet Ideas Tiger prawns with fresh lemon or yogurt dressing Vegetable crudités with roasted peppers and tzatziki dip Grilled chicken breast strips

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Christmas Dinner Tips

12 Foods of Christmas   Smoked salmon - This tasty treat is a good source of protein and health promoting omega-3 fatty acids. Try these 3 ways to enjoy

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All about Broccoli

What’s in it? Broccoli is a source of fibre. We should aim for 30g of fibre a day and you get 3-4grams from a portion. A rich source of vitamin C, which

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All about Butternut Squash

What’s in it? Naturally rich in vitamin A in the form of beta carotene, which is needed for normal functioning of the immune system A source of vitamin C, a

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All about Mushrooms

What’s in it? A source of folate which contributes to normal functioning of the immune system A source of the B vitamin biotin, helping to maintain normal

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All about Beetroot

Seasonal ingredients are often more nutritious, they tend to taste better as it’s the time of year when food is at its best, and they typically cost less. Many of them

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Nutritional Nugget – A is for Avocado

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - A is for Avocado...   Avocados are cholesterol-free, rich in potassium, and although

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Nutritional Nugget – B is for Banana

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - B is for Banana...   Did you know you get nearly 2g of fibre in a medium banana, and

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Nutritional Nugget – C is for Clementines

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - C is for Clementines... 🍊   Two clementines count as one of your five a day.

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Nutritional Nugget – D is for Dates

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - D is for... Dates   You only need to eat three dried dates to get one of your fruit and veg

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Nutritional Nugget – E is for Eggs

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - E is for... Eggs 🥚🍳   Eggs have been in and out of vogue, and you may be confused

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Fibre facts – soluble fibre

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition Did you know that there are two main types of fibre: soluble and insoluble fibre? Most fibre-rich foods will give you both

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Look beyond sugar

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition Sugar never fails to hit the headlines. Here we decipher the science for you and give you top tips on what to look out for on

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Insoluble fibre

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition Did you know that there are two main types of fibre: soluble and insoluble fibre? Most fibre-rich foods will give you both

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Top 5 ways to eat more fibre

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition News and magazine articles, labels on new products and TV documentaries have recently been highlighting fibre as the new

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Top 10 outdoor screenings of Wimbledon

We have put together our top 10 locations to watch Wimbledon this weekend. 1. Granary Square, Kings Cross The screening takes place on the canalside steps in Granary

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7 steps to build the perfect salad

Now that the weather is warming up, salads are back in season. Salads are a great way to pack lots of leafy greens and veggies into your meal, and you can easily chuck

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Nutritional Nugget – F is for Fish

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - F is for...Fish🐟   The Mediterranean way of eating, with its abundance of olive oil,

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Top 5 Lunchbox Tips

Bringing Your Own Lunch Box To Work Will Hopefully Inspire You To Eat A Little Healthier, Get More Variety In Your Diet And Save Some Money Too. We’ve Put Together

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Nutritional Nugget – G is for Gruyere

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - G is for Gruyere cheese 🧀   Did you know that when you compare it to Cheddar, you

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Nutritional Nugget – H is for Hummus

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - H is for Hummus   What’s so good about hummus? For starters, it’s made from chick

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Nutritional Nugget – I is for Iron

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - I is for Iron   Iron is abundant in red meat and liver, but that doesn’t mean that meat

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Nutritional Nugget – J is for Juice

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - J is for Juice   Juice has had its fair share of bad press, some headlines equating it to junk

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Nutritional Nugget – K is for Kale

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - K is for kale   Is kale really the superfood it’s often hailed as? All dark green leafy

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Nutritional Nugget – L is for Lemon

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - L is for lemon 🍋   Lemon may not be a food you eat on its own, but add it to dishes and it

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Nutritional Nugget – M is for Milk

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   M is for milk 🥛   You might read about so-called Superfoods, such as chia seeds or seaweed. But the real hero

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Nutritional Nugget – N is for Nuts

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - N is for nuts 🥜   Whichever nut you’re drawn to, chances are it’s going to be good for

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Nutritional Nugget – O is for Oats

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - O is for oats   Oats are whole grains that are available in flattened, quick-cook, instant and

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Nutritional Nugget – P is for Peanuts

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   P is for peanut butter   If you think peanut butter is high in fat, you’d be right. But the good news is that this

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Nutritional Nugget – Q is for Quinoa

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - Q is for Quinoa   This whole grain is gaining popularity as a healthy carb, but

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Nutritional Nugget – R is for Radishes

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET.....R is for radishes   These tiny veggies may not look like they’ll give you much more

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Nutritional Nugget – S is for Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are often a favourite with children, as they have a bright orange colour and a soft gooey texture when baked or pureed. Weight for weight, they provide

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Nutritional Nugget – T is for Turmeric

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - T is for Turmeric   Turmeric has been known for its medicinal and culinary uses for

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Nutritional Nugget – V is for Vegetables

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   NUTRITIONAL NUGGET - V is for Vegetables   Vegetables have so many benefits that they should be the star of

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Nutritional Nugget – W is for Watercress

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   A great sandwich filler, garnish and salad vegetable. A portion of watercress will give you a source of vitamin A

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Nutritional Nugget – Z is for Zinc

Post by Azmina Govindji @AzminaNutrition   Zinc is a mineral that you need for wound healing and helping you to process nutrients like carbs and protein from

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