Thursday, 16 March 2017

Go Green Avocado Pasta Sauce

If wearing green on St Patrick's Day is good luck, then surely eating a green meal is too! While I can't guarantee you'll find a pot of gold after eating this pasta, you will be on your way to reaching your recommended vegetable intake (I know, not quite as exciting).

Thursday, 9 March 2017

6 Dietary Changes You Can Make to Combat Inflammation

Acute inflammation occurs as a result of our bodies' healing process and is beneficial when we are trying to heal a cut, for example. Chronic inflammation on the other hand, is a long term response whereby the acute inflammatory processes fail to heal our injury or infection. This type of inflammatory process can be a risk factor for conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. The impact of dietary habits on inflammation are still not completely understood. However, there is evidence to suggest that some foods have the capacity to help reduce and combat inflammatory processes. There is by no means a magical food that will serve as a cure all to inflammation, although there are several dietary changes you can make that have been shown to have a positive impact on inflammation.