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Facts on Fibre

Facts on Fibre
Fibre is an essential part of our daily diet and is key in maintaining our gut health. However, the average intake totals just 17g per day for females, and 20g for males. These figures fall short of the recommended 30g per day for adults aged 16 years and over In our latest blog we will take a closer look at this key nutrient and how we can increase our intake to meet our requirements.

Vitamin D: The “sunshine” vitamin

Vitamin D: The “sunshine” vitamin
Given that we've all been buried in the darkness of winter and most of us have spent a significant amount of time indoors, there are potentially a lot of people who are running a little low on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for our bone growth and development in the early years of life and plays a key role in maintaining our health in the later years of life. Meeting our daily requirements can be challenging for a number of reasons, such as our dietary preferences and the change in season. In this blog, we will take a look at this key vitamin and how we can increase our intake and reduce our risk of deficiency.

Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes

Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes
There are a number of risk factors that can lead to the development or the worsening of type 2 diabetes. Some of these risk factors can't be modified, such as our genetics, and some of them can, such as our weight. By being aware of the factors that you CAN act on, you can minimise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes as well as reduce the risk of its progression.