Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

Cut Your Risk of Cancer by Reducing Red Meat Consumption

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2011

An independent report by the Scientific Advisory Committee reviewed the links between meat consumption and bowel cancer. It suggested those who eat at least 90g of red or processed meat a day faced higher levels of the disease. This is significant as bowel cancer kills around 16,500 people in the UK every year. The DoH […]

International Women’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

As its International Womens day I wanted to urge all of the women out there with health concerns to stop for a moment and think about how they can take better care of themselves. One of the ways you can do this is to eat well. A Womans hormone cycle needs certain nutrients to function […]

Struggling to keep weight on then a daily healthy nutritious build up drink may be what you need.

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011

If you’ve recently been ill and lost some weight and need to gain it back or if you have difficulty keeping weight on why not opt for the Smart Nutrition build up drink… Blueberry and Avocado Build-up drink Sesame seeds            1 tsp (about 4g) Whole almonds            1 tsp (about 4g) Hemp seeds (shelled)            1 tsp […]

Nutrient deficiencies are sweeping across Britain

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Millions of adults and children in the UK are risking poor health and even serious illness because of major shortfalls in their nutrition, according to an important new report out today The researchers found that a quarter of women have inadequate intakes of iron, more than 50% lack the antioxidant selenium and nearly one in […]

Smart Nutrition attends the Viva Mayr Xmas Party at the Austrian Embassy, London.

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Smart Nutrition spent an amazing evening last night with the team from Viva Mayr from the beautiful medical spa which is nestled amongst the hills and sits on the edges of a glorious lake in Austria. We were lucky enough to sample some of the Viva culinary delights prepared by the head chef ‘Florian Klinger’. […]

Save money, Ditch the credit card and eat more healthily

Posted: Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A study published this week showed that when we pay for food with cash we make healthier choices and steer clear of junk food and impulse purchases. Cash should also keep your weight down as researchers suggested that there is a link between rising obesity and the use of cash cards in America. Great news […]

Garlic reduces risk of catching a cold

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

A Cochrane review, carried out earlier this year, has demonstrated that garlic is effective in preventing and treating the symptoms of a common cold such as runny nose, sneezing, headache and sore throat. Only one study fitted the reviewers’ criteria for inclusion. In this study, 146 patients were randomly assigned to take garlic supplements or placebo for 12 […]

Does your dog eat better food than you do?

Posted: Thursday, May 7th, 2009

I am intrigued to hear from you about your pets eating habits. many people quite rightly adore their pets and lavish them with the best food that money can buy, making sure their pet has all of the right nutrients that it needs  – special food for oral care, old age or kidney problems but […]