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hot cross buns

Hot Cross Buns – Traditional Vs Healthy

Do you look forward to this time of the year, and dream about the moment when you get to smother a golden, toasted bun with a ...
Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns

Healthy Gluten Free Hot Cross Buns – Easter Recipe

Healthy baking needn't be complicated or time-consuming. Never fear, favourite recipes can be adapted to be healthier so you never need to miss out on ...
science essential oils

The Science of Essential Oils by Dr R.Fawcett MD

Plants have provided us with our only form of medicine for the majority of human history. We evolved with plants, and our physiology depends on ...

Vitamin A – Is It Safe In Pregnancy?

Following her Facebook Live chat with Heather Richards via the Sano Life Facebook page, which you can catch up on at the link below, Angela ...
Everyday Healthy, Career in Nutrition

Careers In Nutrition – Using Your Diploma

What can I do with my Diploma in Applied Nutrition? Sano Diploma in Applied Nutrition is designed to be valuable for people who want to ...
Breakfast Shakshuka

Breakfast Shakshuka Recipe for Mothers’ Day

Spoil your mum this Mothers Day with this delicious breakfast Shakshuka Recipe. Shakshuka is traditionally a Middle Eastern dish of eggs baked in a spicy ...
Nutritious Sunday Lunch

Nutritious Sunday Lunch Recipes for Mother’s Day

Is there a greater way to show your mum how much she means to you than through food?! Spoil your mum this Mother's Day with ...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day – Female Dieting Culture

Today marks International Women’s Day 2018, a global celebration of women’s achievements that aims to inspire change and push for women’s rights. One lesser spoken ...
Healthy Fish Pie

Healthy Fish Pie – British Pie Week

This "Feel Good Fish Pie" is a great, healthy alternative to the traditional rib-sticking versions. It's a lighter version with an extra nutritional boost. Using ...
Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe – British Pie Week

Sweet potatoes in a sweet pie may seem a little strange, but this recipe not only tastes beautiful but is much better for you than ...
National Toast Day

Roasted Vegetable and Guacamole Open Sandwich

A favourite for National Toast Day. This light, toasty little dish packs a mighty nutritional and zesty punch! Nutritional benefits Skin: Avocados are very high ...
microscopic bacteria

5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Bacteria

Sano co-founder, Nutritionist, and co-creator of  the Sano Diploma in Applied Nutrition, Dale Pinnock, shares his 5 tips for improving that all-important gut bacteria: Gut health ...
Heart Healthy

Heart Healthy Salmon Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Show some love for your very own heart this Valentine's Day by including these heart-healthy foods in your diet to support your cardiovascular system. Diploma ...
Banana & Almond Pancakes

Banana & Almond Pancakes

These banana & almond pancakes topped with fruit puree and berries from Heather Richards are just the stack you need this Pancake Day to take your ...
gut friendly savoury pancake

Gut Friendly Savoury Pancake Recipe

A type of Japanese egg pancake, this savoury okonomiyaki pancake recipe, is perfect for a fast supper and a tasty alternative to sweet pancakes on Shrove ...
Buckwheat pancake

Nutritious Buckwheat Pancakes – Recipe

Take a healthier twist to this year's Pancake Day celebrations and whip up these Nutritious Buckwheat Pancakes by Heather Richards. These make a great brunch ...
Vegan nutrition

Vegan Nutrition – How to Get Your Omega 3, Vitamin B12 & Protein

While at Sano, we don't advocate any particular way of eating, we think the ethical & moral advantages of vegan diets and nutrition are admirable ...
Dale Pinnock vegan tofu recipe

Vegan Tofu, Broccoli & Almond Thai-Style Stir Fry

Lean proteins such as tofu are masters at controlling the glycemic response to food, meaning they help regulate blood sugar. Tofu is also a great ...
Immunity Boosting Soup

Den’s Immunity Boosting Soup – Student Recipe

As part of her Immunity module, while studying for her Diploma in Applied Nutrition, Denise Monk developed this Immunity Boosting Soup for her day's meal ...
Potato Rosti

Sweet Potato Rosti – Recipe

Potato Rosti are an essential component of your Burns Night feast. These Sweet Potato Rosti from Heather Richards change up the traditional recipe for sweet ...
carbs

The Truth About Carbs (And How to Eat Them)

Should You Eat Carbs? So, carbs! The macronutrient that seems to pose the most confusion for people and the one with the most myth surrounding ...
diet hacks

How to Actually Be Healthy – 5 Diet Hacks that Work

Bored of New Year weight loss talk already? Us too. Forget the faddy January diet and anti-diet advice - just implement these simple diet hacks ...
healthy christmas recipe

Healthy Christmas Recipe – Almond Stuffed Chocolate Dates

One for you chocolate lovers - this super simple yet ridiculously indulgent, healthy Christmas recipe from Heather Richards makes the perfect treat: Chocolate Coated Almond Stuffed Dates! ...
christmas dinner health benefits

The Health Benefits of Your Christmas Dinner

Okay, so Christmas dinner isn't really the time to be over thinking the health benefits of what's on our plates. Especially when we dedicate the ...
calorie counting

Let’s Stop Calorie Counting

Calorie Counting. We have all heard this term a billion times in our lives and many of us talk about and think about them on ...

Which Cooking Oil is Healthiest? The Truth About Olive Oil

One question we see come up, again and again, is which cooking oil should I use? Our answer is always the same - for 98% of ...
healthy christmas puddings

Healthy Christmas Puddings

Our lovely, simple, healthy Christmas puddings are a great alternative to the traditional kind, without sacrificing any of the delicious, comforting flavour! Here are the ...
support heart health

4 Foods To Support Your Heart Health

Cardiovascular health is something that is massively influenced by our diet and lifestyle. Many areas of this are hotly debated, and research is certainly evolving. ...

How to Reduce Stress with Nutrition

Feeling stressed? The food you eat can help you take the edge off of it. Ok, so a piece of broccoli is not going to magically ...
healthy halloween recipe

Healthier Halloween Recipe – Chocolate Peanut Butter Pumpkins

Let's be honest, as well as being a great excuse to dress up, Halloween is for eating delicious sweet treats - and we would never ...
energy boost

The Reason You’re Tired – Nutrition to Give You An Energy Boost

Modern life can burn us out if we don't keep an eye on things and actively look after ourselves. How can we boost our energy ...

Fruit and vegetables improve psychological well-being

This study examined 171 young adults who consumed 3 or fewer servings of fruit and vegetables per day. The participants were randomly assigned to either ...