Brussels Sprout and Nutrition

Brussels Sprout and Nutrition

[Rosemary Ann Martin – Dietitian] Love them or hate them, brussels sprouts are not just for Christmas! In season from September through to February1, they are the edible buds of a plant known as Brassica oleracea var gemmifera and sit beside kale, broccoli and...
Cauliflower and Nutrition

Cauliflower and Nutrition

[Rachel Whitehall – Dietitian] You may have heard that you should be eating the rainbow when it comes to vegetables however don’t write off cauliflower and other white vegetables just yet, as you will find that they are packed full of nutrients with many health...
Celeriac and Nutrition

Celeriac and Nutrition

[Rachel Whitehall – Dietitian] Celeriac would not look out of place in a sci-fi movie with its somewhat monstrous and alien appearance. Although possibly not the most attractive vegetable around, don’t shun celeriac just yet, as like the saying goes it’s what in...
Broccoli and Nutrition

Broccoli and Nutrition

[Rachel Whitehall – Dietitian] Broccoli is one of those foods that usually springs to mind when you reminisce about your parents telling you to eat your greens as a child, well it turns out they had very good reason to! Broccoli may not be at the top of...
Celery and Nutrition

Celery and Nutrition

[Michelle Savage – Dietitian] Celery is a well known vegetable for its mildly bitter taste, crunchy texture and low calorie content. But, is that it? What else has this vegetable got to offer other than being low in calories?  There is much more to celery...
Peas and Nutrition

Peas and Nutrition

[Kathleen MaGrath – Dietitian] Background of the wonderful garden pea. Garden peas are an inexpensive and readily available family favourite in the UK, which can be enjoyed fresh between the months of May and October or from frozen all year round. Although a...