Browsing Month August, 2013

Food Waste

By at August 26, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Food waste in the UK is a big problem. According to some organisations 7.2 million tonnes of food and drink (this can fill 9 Wembley Stadiums) are thrown away every year in the UK and the reasons are either because we prepare too much of it or we do not consume it in time. Worldwide this issues expands even more leading to 1.3 billion tonnes of food wastage a year, which

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Sustainability Eco

Milk: Health Benefits

By at August 20, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Milk is very important for our diet as it contains essential vitamins and minerals, which are necessary for growth and development of the human body. The calories in milk differ depending on the fat content. For instance, a 200ml glass of -          whole milk provides 136kcal; -          semi-skimmed milk provides

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Healthy Eating/Nutrition ,

Types of cream

By at August 12, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

The types of cream in the UK are defined according to the percentage of fat in them.  Here is a summary which aims to help you make an informed choice when buying cream:  Single cream - Contains no less than 18% milk fat Whipping cream - Contains no less than 35% milk fat  Double cream - Contains no less than 48% milk fat Clotted cream - Contains no

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National Allotments Week

By at August 5, 2013 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

The annual awareness week starts on the 5th and ends on the 11th August.  The theme this year is dedicated to fruit and the different varieties you can grow in allotments throughout the UK.  Currently most people assume that all you can grow in an allotment is potatoes, carrots and other root vegetables. However, you can grow a whole variety of fruit as well

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Gardening&Farming