True Food Co-op

100% True Local Ethical FairThe True Food Co-op is a not-for-profit community shop in Reading, Berkshire which sells local, ethical, wholesome and organic food, toiletries and household goods.

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Dietary advice explained: Fat
Following on from last month's overview of dietary advice, and why it is constantly changing, this month we focus in on the issues surrounding fats. What are the different types, and are they good or bad for us?
How to make a chicken last a week!
Allowing for the fact that most people would be bored with seven days of chicken, I will show you how it is possible to make three meals for four people (two adults and two children). Maybe have a non-chicken day in between for variety!
Why is dietary advice constantly changing?
There is a never-ending stream of new studies that show one particular component of food to be potentially good or bad for our health. It is natural to ask why scientists can't give us a straight answer, but there are many reasons why studying diet and health is wrought with complications.

Get involved

Active members are the backbone of True Food, because without them, we could not exist. Although casual shoppers are always welcome, True Food's customers are encouraged to become members, taking an active role in keeping our organisation going for the benefit of the whole community. There are many ways to help out and we only ask for three hours per calendar month to qualify for great shop discounts.