All About Fibre

In 1982, a new book called The F-Plan Diet by Audrey Ayton took the UK by storm. Lisa Patient, who still remembers adding a large tablespoon of wheat bran to her breakfast cereal each morning in a bid to lose weight, writes in the #ion_nutrition Spring 2017 edition of...

read more

Mood Foods

In the Spring 2017 edition of the #ion_nutrition Optimum Nutrition Magazine, Lisa Patient writes about how different foods affect our mood, and investigates whether swapping comfort foods for healthier choices could make us feel much better in the long run.   ‘I...

read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The NHS estimates that one in every 250 people suffers from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), the generic term used to describe the conditions Ulcerative Colitis (UC), and Crohn’s disease. In the Spring 2016 edition of #ion_nutrition Optimum Nutrition Magazine Lisa...

read more

B Vitamins

In the #ion_nutrition Optimum Nutrition Magazine Winter edition, Lisa has written a piece about new research into B vitamins, and their importance during pregnancy and throughout life. Please click here to read this article.

read more

Acid Reflux and Proton Pump Inhibitors

In the #ion_nutrition Autumn 2017 edition of Optimum Nutrition Magazine  Lisa wrote about the risks associated with long-term use of a type of drug called PPI's. These drugs are prescribed for acid reflux, a condition that can often be sorted out with a change in diet...

read more

Why We Should Enjoy Parsnips

Parsnips are a staple part of Christmas dinner for most of us, but should we eat them more often and are they good for us? The answer is yes - with caveats! Parsnips are a root vegetable closely related to carrots, and contain high amounts of potassium. This is an...

read more