Nutrition In An Ageing Population
Demographic trends show that we are living in an ageing population. It is projected that by 2031 23% of the population will be over 65, and 3.8% over 85. This has increased from 13% and 0.7% retrospectively since 1971. The most dramatic demographic changes are in the oldest age group (80 years and over). With an ageing population it is important to look at changing and adapting...
An Oat Aficionado
I have moved to Scotland where Porridge has been consumed as a staple food since the middle Ages. Sales of porridge oats continue to be higher in Scotland than in the rest of the UK, with Scott’s Porridge Oats taking the highest brand share. The debate over the best recipe continues among porridge enthusiasts, techniques and variations in toppings are some of the many differences. Do...
Store And Save
The relationship with Tupperware began with envy. Yes my round sunshine Vitalite margarine tub did the job of keeping my folded peanut butter and jam sandwiches from coating my exercise books, but they didn’t have handy compartments nor was there space for my yoghurt which ended up coating the entire contents of my bag nonetheless! Then the day came when I started making my own pack lunch, this...