How to stay healthy in winter

As winter draws near, the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, the common response of many of us is to change our routines and habits … but this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Every season brings its benefits and challenges and if we are self-aware and open to change, we can adjust our lifestyles to each season to stay healthy and happy year-round, instead of adopting that all-or-nothing approach.

This article will provide practical tips for staying healthy this winter.

Is plant-based protein really as good as animal protein?

As more and more people are shifting towards plant-rich diets, the question of protein quality is one that pops up quite often. Plant protein is often referred to as ‘incomplete’ or ‘lower quality’ making it sound inferior in comparison to animal sources of protein. 

But is this really something we should be worried about?

Read this blog to find out more.

Struggling with menopausal hot flushes? Here’s how diet can help.

There are different ways of tackling these symptoms, including various forms of hormone therapy involving oestrogens and progestogens. Some women are reluctant to accept these. What about dietary interventions? This article will focus on the symptoms of hot flushes and night sweats and whether there are any dietary changes we can make to alleviate them.

Are mealtimes stressful?

In this blog post, dietitian and mindfulness teacher Nishti explains how parents can use the concepts of mindfulness to make meal times less stressful.