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Myth Bust: Eggs are bad for me (2-3 minutes read)

Easter is over for another year and we say farewell to the rows of perfectly sculpted chocolate eggs lining the supermarkets. However, that doesn’t mean we have to say goodbye to all eggs because at FFF we’re big fans of eggs, whether they’re scrambled, poached, boiled or used in baking! Eggs have gained a pretty […]

Understanding Diet and Cholesterol

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol, like many food-related molecules, has previously been given a bad rap. Whilst there are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ types of cholesterol, cholesterol remains an essential molecule in the body, composing the cell membrane and maintaining its structural integrity, as well as being the precursor for steroid hormones, such as progesterone, testosterone, estradiol […]

What to Eat For Skin Health

Skin. It’s your largest and most visible organ and something that a lot of people are self-conscious about. Whether it’s a small blemish, wrinkles, acne or anything else, at some point, everyone has felt wary of something skin-related. There are many different types of skin; normal, oily, sensitive, dry and combination, and while genetics are […]

IWD 21: 4 Essential Nutrients Women Need To Know

In the past, women have often been referred to as ‘smaller versions of men’, when it comes to nutrition. It’s pretty much understood now, that this is simply not the case. Women’s nutritional requirements are different to men’s, and different to each other (!), throughout different phases of their life, for example during menstruation, for […]

IWD 21: How to Eat, Think and Move Around Your Cycle

Menstruation is a weird thing. It is experienced by so many, yet affects everyone differently. For some, it’s just a minor inconvenience for a few days each month, for others, it’s an overwhelming, overbearing, and downright painful experience. Some can go about their menstruating days without a second thought, others are left unable to move […]

4 Reasons We All Need to Eat More Fibre

When we think about healthy food, we think of all the components our body needs to function, like protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Fibre isn’t really considered a nutrient as it passes through the body without being absorbed. So why is fibre so important then? What is fibre? Dietary fibre can be found […]

Myth bust: Soy is bad for you

With the rise of plant-based diets, soy is becoming an increasingly popular food in the Western world, but did you know that soy has been consumed for centuries in China, before spreading to Japan and other Asian countries, and then, much later, to the rest of the world? There are two ‘traditional’ types of soy: […]