Signs Your Healthy Eating Regime isn’t as Healthy as You Think

We are all constantly bombarded with messages that we as a nation are unhealthy. We're getting more overweight and obese. We're not exercising enough. We drink too much and eat too much of the wrong foods. You're Always Hungry: One sure fire way of knowing that your new dietary lifestyle isn't sustainable is by how hungry…

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How Healthy is Veganism Really?

The vegan diet has gained immense popularity. A dietary lifestyle that once seemed extreme, picky and difficult to cater for has become one of the hottest topics in heath and nutrition right now.  There is an onslaught of persuasive vegan media, vegan critics have gained more of a louder voice, and with tenacity the campaign…

Apple Harvesting and Juice Making with The Orchard Project

Last week at Growhampton - a sustainable social enterprise at the university of Roehampton, we teamed up with The Orachrd Project and  harvested apples from the campus orchard. Until recent years the orchard was completely grown over and had been neglected for a period of time. One of the tasks that Growhampton and The Orchard…

How Important is Nutrition for Running Anyway?

If I said that when training for a marathon, or anything in any sport, that nutrition was an imperative part of the programme, I think there would be a resounding, 'duh!'. I even say it to myself in my head, yet over these past few weeks I have learned that nutrition during training has even…