Food activities to do at home

The way things stand at the moment we may need to stay in quarantine for a while. We all know how tricky this can be so I thought it’s...

Melomakarona by Threpsis™️

Melomakarona is the Greek Christmas sweet and the name comes from meli-honey). So here is our version; rich in essential fatty acids,...

My top tips for mums

Becoming a mum was the best thing that ever happened to me. When I tell my daughter that she completes me I totally mean it. However,...

Fat vs Carb Wars

A new study has been published in the end of last week comparing a low fat versus a low carb diet. The participants' diet consisted of...

Eat the right way during holidays!

Did I get your attention? How many titles like these have you read? How many times have you stressed about food during the holiday...

What to eat in a day to keep the doctor away.

I don't know about you but in this house we have all been catching one cold after the other.  So you know what they say... You "teach"...

Misleading quotes on food packaging

Free from… You will see very often the free from claim. Free from GMOs, free from processed sugars, fat free, gluten free. This often has...

Can a curry and a turmeric latte fight cancer?

Although laboratory studies do suggest that a compound in turmeric may have anti-cancer properties, claims that meals rich in turmeric...

Nutrition in the first year of life report

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN, learn more) released their draft of the report on feeding in the first year of...

Is fat but fit just a catchy headline?

In May a new study that hit the headlines suggested that being fat but fit is just a myth. Fat but fit is referring to people who are...

Watermelon love

There is no summer without watermelon!!! Personally I prefer watermelon to ice cream and this little lady agrees! Watermelon is about 94%...

Early origins of health and disease

We are what we eat. But what happens when we eat for two? It is common knowledge that maternal nutrition plays a fundamental role in the...