Browsing Month May, 2013

5–A-DAY Portion Size Guide

By at May 30, 2013 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Adult portion size Fruit and Vegetable = 80g Dried Fruit = 30g Fruit Apple fresh – 1 medium Apricot fresh – 3 apricots Avocado – ½ avocado Banana fresh – 1 medium Blackberries – 1 handful (about 10) Blackcurrants – 4 heaped tbsp Blueberries – 2 handfuls (4 heaped tbsp) Cherries fresh – 14 cherries Clementine – 2

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Our Fabulous Sponsors for our Healthy Eating Fair – More raffle prizes announced!

By at May 24, 2013 | 8:56 am | 0 Comment

Exciting news! Our FAB sponsors for our upcoming Healthy Eating Fair offer fantastic prizes for our Raffle.Huge thanks for supporting our fabulous event!­­You have a chance to win one of the following FANTASTIC prizes from our FABULOUS sponsors: WIN wonderful hamper of delicious products from Delamere Dairy! Delamere Dairy:  Speciality dairy company based in

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5 A DAY

By at May 10, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Fruit and vegetables are part of a balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. That’s why it so important that we get enough of them. 5 A DAY highlights the health benefits of getting five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables every day. That’s five portions of fruit and veg altogether, not five portions of each. Five reasons to get five portions: Fruit and

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Healthy Eating Fair

By at May 9, 2013 | 11:15 am | 0 Comment

HealthyEating-Poster-31may

Green Pages delighted to invite you to the Fabulous HEALTHY EATING FAIR on 31th May 2013. The event will be held from 11:00 – 14:00 at the Riverside Innovation Centre, next to the University’s Riverside Campus, Chester. FREE admission! Visitors will be able to find out more about a range of food and drink and gather information on ways to eat healthily at

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Eight tips for healthy eating

By at May 9, 2013 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. It can be simple, too. Just follow these eight tips to get started. The two keys to a healthy diet are: 1). Eat the right number of calories for how active you are, so that you balance the energy you consume with the energy you use. If you eat or drink

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The importance of consuming carbohydrates

By at May 9, 2013 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

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The amount of carbohydrate consumption has decreased in the past few years. However carbohydrates are a very important source of energy to the body and need to comprise of 55% of the total energy intake. As the brain and the red blood cells need a constant supply of glucose, it is important that we consume enough carbohydrates throughout the day. It is recommended

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