An interesting article last year suggested that for a longer life you should eat more fruit and veg. 10 portions each day! Researchers looked at more than 350 studies from around the world that examined the impact of fruit and veg consumption on a range of health outcomes, such as cancer and stroke, as well as…… Continue reading Are you eating 10-a-day?
A few months ago I published my final post on this blog and signed off. I’d been diagnosed with cancer and didn’t think there was any way I could sustain a daily blog. My cancer treatment is palliative and I didn’t think I would be around for too much longer to be writing blog posts…… Continue reading Well, here we are again!
Porridge is a great way to start the day especially with a healthy topper. Sometimes I include a drizzle of honey and occasionally a sprinkle of cinnamon. Today I added a few blueberries to my porridge and they were delicious. I know that a handful of blueberries make a great contribution to your 5-a-day. The NHS website…… Continue reading Blueberries: a great porridge topper and good for you too!
I’ve found that cinnamon is a delicious topper for my daily breakfast porridge. And not only does cinnamon taste good but it does you good as well. According to our well-thumbed copy of Food is Better Medicine than Drugs, cinnamon is very good for reducing blood sugar levels and can also help to reduce ‘bad’…… Continue reading Cinnamon: a delicious porridge topper