How to build immunity through nutrition

The coronavirus pandemic is a period of uncertainty and a time to stay at home. It is important that we are keeping ourselves healthy and ensuring the protection of our health services. A great way to help keep our bodies healthy while at home is to ensure we are consuming enough nutritional foods and vitamins… Read more »

The university food shop: tips, tricks and getting to grips

Moving away to university can be difficult, as for many of you it will be your first experience living on your own. This means having to look after yourself… those pre cooked frozen meals your mum made you won’t last forever! It is easy to be so wrapped up in the one million other things… Read more »

Learning the importance of wine in the dining experience

This is a guest blog by current student Stella Silvente studying BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management. When telling people your major is in Hospitality it instantly serves this perception that you’re studying to become a hotelier or even a restaurateur which, are two very fantastic careers to find yourself in. However, for myself, this degree is… Read more »

New Year – How to eat healthy on a budget

The festivities are now over and the student loan has finally dropped but how can we combine trying to eat healthier whilst budgeting for the entire semester? Here are some handy tips: Check for supermarket reductions It’s not always fresh produce that has a short shelf life which can be found reduced but sometimes dented… Read more »

Healthy eating

We all know that when exam season comes around it is hard to focus and sometimes when we are stressed we just eat everything and anything that we can get our hands on! Sometimes this even leads us to feel worse because we’ve eaten things that aren’t healthy… Today I’m going to give you guys… Read more »

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Nutrition: Food for thought

This is a guest blog written by Ellie Townend. Like many, I thought nutrition was the study of food. Oh, how I was wrong! So many assume nutrition is all about the vitamins, minerals, maybe even a diet or two… Well, I am going to break it to you: this is not BSc Nutrition at… Read more »

5 days as a vegetarian!

I have always wanted to try and see if I could be a vegetarian. Therefore, I challenged myself to be a vegetarian for five days. Who knows, this might be the beginning of my vegetarian lifestyle… Find out how my meal plans changed and whether I have chosen to be a vegetarian for the rest… Read more »