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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
We chat to Jenny Tschiesche, nutritional therapist, author, and founder of lunchboxdoctor.com.Read more
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
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
We talk to Belinda Blake, registered nutritional therapist, workshop leader, foodie and foragerRead more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Going gluten-free might be seen as a fashionable thing to do, but for some people it is essential for their health.Read more
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
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
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