Healthy Food

Healthy diet choices help you and the world

Our choice of healthy food, produced in an environmentally friendly way, is as important for the planet as for us as individuals. Stock image. Healthy you, healthy planet: Eating more plants and supporting nature-friendly farming will help us all to thrive Food is fantastic – I’m probably not the only person who’d admit that meals are a highlight of most days! Despite rising food prices, most of us in this part of the world still have abundant access to it, and we’re indebted to the hard work of farmers and others in the supply chain who help it reach our…

Healthy Food

Beans on toast can be part of a healthy, balanced diet, experts say

BEANS on toast, fish fingers and other ultra-processed foods can be part of a healthy, balanced diet, experts say. The foods — made mostly from starches, sugars, and hydrogenated fats, plus artificial colors and flavours — have been linked to cancer risk and heart disease. 1 Experts say beans on toast and other ultra-processed foods can be part of a healthy, balanced dietcredit: Getty But the British Nutrition Foundation says the likes of wholemeal bread, wholegrain breakfast cereals, fish fingers, tomato-based pasta sauces and fruit yoghurts are fine as convenient meals. Spokeswoman Bridget Benelam said: “For many of us, when…