carbohydrates · fructose · glucose · health · Jamaica · sugars

Carby Carbs

This amazing nutrient comprises carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. There are three types of carbohydrates: Monosaccharides or simple┬ásugars: Glucose found in honey, fruits, sweetcorn and onion Fructose from fruit Galactose found in milk Disaccharides: Sucrose found in beet sugar and cane sugar- which I ate lots of as a child growing up in Jamaica ­čÖé Lactose… Continue reading Carby Carbs

Cereals · health · Jamaica · mucous membrane · Nutrition · Vitamins

All things Vitamins

Vitamins are vital to health. We only need them in small amounts but nonetheless they are absolutely important. There are two types of vitamins: Vitamin A, D,E and K are classed as fat-soluble vitamins whereas Vitamins B and C are water-soluble which means that they dissolve in water and as such are lost in our… Continue reading All things Vitamins

health · Jamaica · Protein · Uncategorized

A nourishing Roast Beef dinner

Nothing is more warming and┬ánourishing than a Sunday Roast. In the oven, right now, I have a beautiful joint of Irish Beef which I’ll roast for an hour an 17 minutes, then rest it for about 15┬áminutes to allow the fibres to relax and make it more juicy and tasty. Leeks, potatoes and parsnip make… Continue reading A nourishing Roast Beef dinner