carbohydrates · fructose · glucose · health · Jamaica · sugars

Carby Carbs

This amazing nutrient comprises carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. There are three types of carbohydrates: Monosaccharides or simpleĀ sugars: 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 šŸ™‚ 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 andĀ nourishing 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 15Ā minutes 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