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Mini Carrot Cakes

We think that October is a good month for donning our baking aprons… With that in mind, we have selected one of our favourite carrot cake recipes, taken from Amelia Freer’s book, Cook, Nourish. Glow.Read more

Five Minutes with Jenny Tschiesche

We chat to Jenny Tschiesche, nutritional therapist, author, and founder of lunchboxdoctor.com.Read more

High gluten diet in pregnancy linked to increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children

A large observational study published in The BMJ has found that children born to women who eat high levels of gluten during pregnancy may have a higher risk of going on to develop the autoimmune condition type 1 diabetes.Read more

Wild rice and sweet potato salad

This is such a delicious alternative to potato salad, and is great for packing into summery picnics or tossing into lunchboxes for a nutrient boost at lunchtimeRead more

Five Minutes with | Belinda Blake

We talk to Belinda Blake, registered nutritional therapist, workshop leader, foodie and foragerRead more

Strawberries could help alleviate IBD symptoms

Eating strawberries could help alleviate the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – at least in mice; that’s according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.Read more

Move It | Time for a HIIT?

HIIT (high intensity interval training) is the latest fitness trend to, ahem, hit the gym. We found out what is so good about it and got volunteers to try it out at homeRead more

Different Strokes | The gentle touch

With Ayurveda as a theme for this issue, we cast our eye over a complementary therapy that is still quite new in the West — but which, in India, goes back for millennia. Louise Wates writesRead more

Feature | A ‘one-two punch’ to cancer

We are advised that a healthy diet can prevent cancer, but can nutrition be used to fight the disease too? By Louise Wates and Dimitrios VelisRead more

All about | Plastics

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted annually, so keeping food fresh for as long as possible is vitally important for the economy and the environment. But how safe is the plastic packaging that we use today?Read more

Guilt-free strawberry tart

This beautiful strawberry tart has a rich and flavourful pie crust, a deliciously creamy filling and topped off with sweet, freshly sliced strawberries.Read more

We talk to Christine Bailey about coeliac disease and gluten-free diets

Going gluten-free might be seen as a fashionable thing to do, but for some people it is essential for their health.Read more

Focusing on health could improve our portion control

Being mindful of the effects that food has on health could improve portion control, according to a study from the University of Tübingen, Germany.Read more

Sandwiches - have we had our fill?

May sees the return of British Sandwich Week, a week’s “celebration of the greatest food-to-go and quite possibly the most iconic British culinary invention”.Read more

Feature | Going gluten-free: Some facts behind the ‘fad’

The ‘gluten-free’ label is becoming a familiar sight. Mike Murphy looks at why more people are choosing to cut out this natural protein, even without doctors’ ordersRead more