The gut microbiota is a complex community of micro-organisms that live in our digestive tracts, while the gut microbiome refers to the genomes of these micro-organisms. It is composed of hundreds of different species, mainly consisting of bacteria, but also other micro-organisms like fungi, protozoa and viruses. The amount of these is huge and theContinue reading “The Gut Microbiome”
Vitamin D is important for our health for a number of different reasons, including the maintenance of healthy bones, muscles and teeth and the functioning of our immune system, which is particularly important in our current climate. There are very few dietary sources of vitamin D. These include eggs, oily fish and foods that areContinue reading “Vitamin D”
Sustainability has become a bit of a buzzword lately, as we are all becoming more and more aware of its importance in protecting the health of our planet. But what does it mean to have a sustainable diet? And what changes can we make to adopt a more sustainable diet? Read below to find out!Continue reading “Food Waste & Sustainability”
There are a number of reasons why you may aim to eat more seasonally throughout the year and there are great benefits in doing so.
How can we obtain it through our diet? There are a number of minerals that are important for our health and iron is certainly one of them. Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. Women are particularly at risk of having low body stores of iron as a resultContinue reading “Iron”