1 Law for 14 Allergies

Indian Chef Urges Takeaways to Protect Allergic Customers Renowned Indian chef, Cyrus Todiwala, has urged Asian takeaway businesses and other ethnic eateries to follow the new EU legislation which became law last December. The EU Food Information for Consumers...

2015 Treats

By Food Blogger Anita ChampaneriHappy New Year restaurant lovers. I am sure everyone has been eating and drinking to their hearts content over the festive season; but what’s new for 2015 I hear you ask. The most imminent new...

A Healthy Resolution

Tackling the ‘Old Habits Die Hard Myth’ People who make a healthy New Year’s resolution may find they actually get two for the price of one, according to new reports published.  Conversely, people who persist in unhealthy habits may find...

HCA Supports Dr Ahmed’s Views

“Bad hospital food affects NHS staff too”The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) has defended the views an NHS doctor, claiming that what he wrote in the Guardian's Healthcare Professional Network by Dr Na'eem Ahmed about the NHS not doing well...

Students Opting for Packed Lunches

Experts Fear of Less Healthy Options Universal free school meals should be offered to all children in their first years of secondary school, according to one of the leading nutrition experts in the UK. New research by...

National Curry Week

Birmingham Balti’s European status The Birmingham Balti is aiming for the stars to win the EU’s Protected Food Name scheme. Food enthusiasts are pushing the popular dish towards recognised European status amongst famous names such as Champagne or Parma...

British Heart Foundation

Diwali Advice to South Asians South Asians living in the UK are twice as likely to have diabetes putting them at greater risk of cardiovascular disease than the rest of the population. Therefore, it’s important to eat healthy without spoiling...

Health Benefits of Toor Dal

Beans and Peas Such As Toor Dal Can Be Counted As Both Protein and Vegetable Toor dal is also sometimes referred to as lentils or split pigeon peas. This traditional Indian dish is often served with rich spices over rice,...

Healthy Eating in Ramadan

British Heart FoundationThe underlying message behind Ramadan is self-discipline and self-control and this shouldn’t be forgotten at the end of the day. The best way to approach your diet during fasting is similar to the way you should be eating...

The Health Benefits of Dates this Ramadan

Iftar PackDuring the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Imran Faroouq sets out for work each day with his wallet, his keys and...Iftar pack.   "I'll carry with me my Iftar pack which consists of water and dates," says Imran, an optician...