” we believe that a next generation of chocolate can be developed that offers the feel and sensation of high-fat chocolate yet is a healthier choice. ” Dr Siavash Soltanahmadi
New App Helps Support 5 A Day
“What is unique about this app is that as well as tracking daily fruit and vegetable intake, it teaches people about portion size, so they get to the point where they know what they need to eat themselves. ” Katherine Appleton, Professor of Psychology at Bournemouth University
“Ending poverty must be a top priority for all levels of government” Rhoda Grant MSP
Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands MSP Labour believes everyone in Scotland should have access to healthy food.
Volunteers Needed for Healthy Eating Research: Focus on Fibre
Aberdeen University’s Rowett Institute is looking for people over the age of 18 who are overweight, healthy and eat a low fibre diet to take part in dietary research.
Shepherd’s Pie – Meat Free
“Mike made up this recipe, which is delicious. Pare down the fancy bits and you have a basic Shepherd’s Pie! Variations on a theme.”
Calorie Count Consultation
“All food and non-alcoholic drinks that can be consumed immediately upon purchase without any further preparation is within the potential scope of the policy. “
Switch to Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes make a tasty alternative to white potatoes and they are very versatile.
Introducing a 9 PM Watershed on Unhealthy TV Food Advertising Could Reduce Childhood Obesity
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.
Oaty October: Reducing Cholesterol In Your Diet
“Oats contain a type of soluble fibre known as beta-glucan, which can help to lower your cholesterol. “
Recipe: Dog Perfect Honey and Banana Cakes
In The Orkney News we like to feature recipes but here is one with a difference. Courtesy of the PDSA this recipe is for our pet dogs.