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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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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Vibrant Roasted Veggies

Methods   Preheat oven to 180C/350F Place layers of thinly sliced beetroot, carrots and red onion onto a greased baking

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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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Mexican stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Methods 1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F and add the sweet potatoes to two baking trays.   2. After 50 minutes, add a drizzle

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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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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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