SIMPLE SWAPS

Simple Diet Swaps at Christmas

It’s CHRISTMAS! And that means one thing...  it’s time for the festivities to commence!   Christmas is a time of the year where you can let your hair down, spend time with friends and family, eat delicious foods and have a drink or two!   However, with the many delicious...

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Simple Swaps: Sugar

We are spoilt for choice. There has never been so much variety in our supermarkets. However, if you are planning on making a change to your diet, knowing what products to buy can be overwhelming. This article will focus on sugar; I will highlight how much sugar is in everyday products and offer lower sugar alternatives.  Added sugar has received...

Simple Swaps: Salt

Sodium chloride (NaCl) is the chemical formula for salt. In regards to the diet it is the sodium component of salt that can cause high blood pressure.  In the UK it is advised that adults do not consume more than 6g of salt or 2.4g of sodium a day. This equates to approximately 1 teaspoon of salt. Food labels may...