Family-style meals

Are family-style serves the secret to calmer mealtimes? Feeding children can be challenging at the best of times but if mealtimes have become a constant battle in your house, it’s worth considering serving meals ‘family-style’. This approach to feeding families can help reduce the stress for everyone in the house and bring back calm to…

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What is aerobic fitness and how do I test it?

What exactly is aerobic fitness? Why is it important? How much is enough? How fit am I? What is aerobic fitness? By definition, ‘aerobic’ means ‘with oxygen’. Aerobic fitness (interchangeable with ‘cardio fitness’) is a measure of your body’s ability to take oxygen from the atmosphere and use it generate energy in your muscle cells.…

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Food and mood, how does diet impact our mental health?

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health conditions worldwide, and a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Throughout this blog we will explore how mood and food are related, and what diets might help improve our mental health. Anxiety is a state of fear or tension without an obvious trigger that…

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How to optimise your nutrition during COVID

Nutrition and covid

We have all been affected by covid in some way which has in turn affected our nutrition, whether it’s gaining weight, eating less regularly, moving less or emotional eating we want to give you some tips on how to improve your nutrition. There are some themes emerging through COVID-19 and lockdown life Increased snacking 60%…

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A Guide to the Common Cold and Flu

Despite great advances in medicine, the common cold and flu continues to affect us. We’ll explore some of the myths and how we can reduce our risk of catching one.

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