Food for Thought: Vitamin D

Whilst the media may suggest otherwise, in general, there is a clinical need for only a few supplements. These include vitamin D, calcium, iron and vitamin B12. Vitamin D, sometimes referred to as the sunshine vitamin, in particular is a cause for concern among the Irish population. This is because vitamin is mainly synthesised by the action of sunlight on the skin. However, this action … Continue reading Food for Thought: Vitamin D

Listen to these Podcasts: The 2020 Edition

Today, September 30th, is International Podcast Day. My love for podcasts is strong and, inspired by this international day of recognition, I decided to update my 2019 podcast list and create this 2020 version. A lot can change in a year *cough* COVID *cough*. Equally a lot can stay the same – you’ll notice some of my recommendations have carried through from 2019 to 2020. … Continue reading Listen to these Podcasts: The 2020 Edition

100 days to less sugar: Day 71-80

I am heading into the last month of my sugar challenge. It seemed like such a mad decision back in February but the time has really flown by and I don’t regret it. Day 71: Had carmelised pear in my oats this morning, as per day 70. Otherwise, a virtually temptation-free day. Day 72: I made s’mores cookies which smelled and looked awesome. The temptation … Continue reading 100 days to less sugar: Day 71-80

100 days to less sugar: Days 51-60

Half way there. We’re half way there and I’m somewhat enjoying this challenge. It’s been tough at times, for sure. However, I feel I have much more control over my food choices and don’t say yes to chocolate simply because it’s there. I’m more likely to enjoy a treat because I want it, not only because it’s on offer. Day 51: Momma produced two little … Continue reading 100 days to less sugar: Days 51-60