Nutrition, Food And Exercise

February food

Comfort food for Winter In winter Vegans and Vegetarians come into their own when it comes to cooking healthy, comforting and warming meals.  Fresh British vegetables are in the shops, with no worries about shortages in case Brexit might have closed borders. For lucky...

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January Food

Easy cooking for Winter These two seasonal recipes, one for a basic inexpensive mince recipe that can use up left-overs, and the other for marmalade using Seville Oranges in season, can be made in stages;  do as much as you want, then come back to them a few hours...

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Cooking when disabled

The Cheating Chef   When I was eight, I decided it was time I learnt to cook, I made meringues, and had an early lesson in how to disgust people with my cooking.  Thinking that bright green coloured meringues were fun to make, it was disappointing that none of...

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Does anyone like hospital food?

                     Boris isn't helping improve hospital food During lockdown, the NHS decided it needed to commission a report by a Celebrity Chef into hospital food.  This is the umpteenth one - after Loyd Grossman first came on the scene.  One hopes - but doubts -...

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Boosting your skin internally for winter

Foods That Are Good for Your Skin Winter is always a bad time for our skin, both on the face and body.  However much you wrap up, winter cold still penetrates the layers and can cause itching, red patches, etc.  Don't stop using the best moisturiser you can afford on...

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Dealing with obesity the old-fashioned way

Gran was a wise old bird  If you want to live healthily and lose weight, ask yourself "would Gran have eaten this? Her generation were usually leaner, slimmer and healthier. In her day, food was sold unpackaged.  But, modern eating habits have seen us adopt snacks -...

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Dealing with obesity the old-fashioned way

Gran was a wise old bird  If you want to live healthily and lose weight, ask yourself "would Gran have eaten this? Her generation were usually leaner, slimmer and healthier. In her day, food was sold unpackaged.  But, modern eating habits have seen us adopt snacks -...

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ASCO

Getting rid of Lockdown pounds   Piling on the pounds has been one unwanted side effect of lockdown, highlighted in this cartoon from the New Yorker. The media is full of stark warnings on dangers of obesity,  and, never one to miss a PR opportunity, Bojo has jumped...

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