I'm an Associate Registered Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher helping you to support your body and manage your PCOS with Gentle Nutrition.

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Last week My Breakfast Box invited me to talk about sustainable nutrition over on their Instagram page. When asked for easy way to make food choices more sustainable my top tip was to reduce your food waste. The less food that is wasted, the less we have to produce. This reduces the land and energy […]

Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Nutrition

August 31, 2020

Tips to reduce food waste at home

Sustainable diets are becoming a factor that increasing numbers of us consider when doing our weekly food shop. However, it is a pretty complex and confusing concept, with many disagreements over what constitutes a sustainable food. Should we be eating a completely vegan diet? One that only uses local ingredients, including meat? Farmed, wild or […]

Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Nutrition

April 29, 2020

What do we mean be sustainable eating?

Food waste accounts for 8% of carbon emissions according to a UN study*. I’m always seeking to reduce my food waste, from being savvy when buying veg to making use of leftovers and making stock from scraps. I do however like to make juice at home, which produces a not unreasonable amount of pulp that […]

Recipes, Sustainability

November 12, 2019

Carrot pulp granola

It is Plastic Free July again and 120 million participants are joining in across the globe. With school strikes, the Extinction Rebellion protests and Attenborough mania hitting the news so far, awareness of our impact on the planet is increasing year on year. Where climate change (or, climate emergency, as many are now calling it) […]

Sustainability, Tips

July 1, 2019

5 (different) tips for Plastic Free July

You may have seen in the news recently that British mackerel has been stripped of its sustainable status by the MSC. All fisheries in the North East Atlantic area have been suspended due to falling stocks, fish being fished above levels recommended by fisheries scientists alongside low numbers of new fish making it into adulthood […]

Sustainability, Sustainable Seafood

April 8, 2019

Mackerel isn’t sustainable -here’s what to eat instead

Pretty much on the daily I feel a bit of guilt about the impact that I have on the world. Sometimes all that refusing of carrier bags and turning off of lights seems a bit futile compared to everything else that I and others do to harm the planet. Whilst the growing trend for zero […]

Sustainability, Tips

November 9, 2017

How to be a Conscious Consumer

Welcome back to my Sustainable Seafood series. In this final part I’ll be addressing climate change and expanding our seafood diets away from just fish. If you didn’t catch the previous posts, you can find them here. I started the seafood sustainability guide because whilst I know seafood can be immensely good for you, it […]

Sustainability, Sustainable Seafood

October 12, 2017

Sustainable Seafood | Climate Change and Shellfish

Welcome back to my sustainable seafood guide, which aims to bring clarity to the ins and outs of making more environmentally conscious choices if you choose to eat seafood. I decided to start this series as despite three years training as a marine biologist, I still wasn’t sure whether I should even be eating fish […]

Sustainability, Sustainable Seafood

September 30, 2017

Sustainable Seafood | Seasonality and Farmed Fish

For the last few years, my overarching dietary choices have be made with a pretty much equal split between health and environmental concerns. However, I’ve always found the environmental side of things tricky to broach on this platform. This summer, I started to eat fish again, something I have gone back and forth with several […]

Sustainability, Sustainable Seafood

August 1, 2017

Seafood Sustainability | Nutrition