Love Food Hate Waste – great cooking and shopping tips

Recipes to use up leftovers - Love Food Hate Waste campaign

Every year in the UK we throw away £12 billion worth of food which could have been eaten. The Love Food Hate Waste programme from WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) which shows that by doing easy practical everyday things in the home we can all waste less food, which ultimately benefits our purses and the environment too. If we all stopped wasting food that could have been eaten, it would have the same environmental impact as taking 1 in 4 cars off UK roads. has lots of delicious recipes to use up leftovers, handy hints and tips for storing food to make it last longer, a portion calculator to help you cook the right amount, and information on what food date labels mean. There is something for everyone, whether you are a keen cook, or simply want to reduce the amount of food which you throw away.

What are your favourite tips to avoid waste make food last longer?



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An exciting new dietary approach to IBS that helps 86% of sufferers

If you are one of as many as 20% of us who suffer from pain, wind, loose stools and/or constipation through irritable bowel syndrome, you may suspect that some foods exacerbate it, but have never pinpointed which ones.

If you have been to a dietitian you may have been advised on increasing or decreasing your fibre intake, taking probiotics, or on different relaxation techniques.  You may have also been given advice on cutting down on your fruit intake – to 3 portions a day. Continue reading “An exciting new dietary approach to IBS that helps 86% of sufferers”

International No Diet Day

This International No Diet Day, why not give yourself a break from obsessing over food, and consider taking another, gentler path?

Nineteen years ago a group of women gathered in Hyde Park, London, to spread the word that dieting is futile and even dangerous. International no diet day is now celebrated all over the world with events ranging from street theatre and picnics, to protests and public scale smashings. Continue reading “International No Diet Day”