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Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 24 February to 8 March. Traidcraft, an organisation that campaigns for trade justice, challenges us to change one item in our regular shopping to a fairtrade one. Find out more about Traidcraft and see what fairly traded products you could add to your shop at True Food.
Fairtrade Chocolate
Try these wonderful chocolate recipes during Fairtrade Fortnight.
Tinned fish recipes
Whilst True Food do not sell fresh/frozen fish, they do stock several types of tinned fish and these are so convenient to have in your food cupboard for those emergency meals. Very economical too with no waste. Here are three recipes for using them.
What does sustainable fishing really mean, and what is the best fish to eat, taking account of environmental concerns as well as enjoyment and health?
Beetroot and cauliflower
Two of our oldest and much loved vegetables, beetroot and cauliflower lend themselves to many recipes.
Dietary advice explained: protein
Protein is usually the focus of our Christmas dinner: the traditional Turkey, or clichéd nut roast for vegetarians. But what is it? Find out all about protein as we continue our dietary advice series.
Dietary advice explained: carbohydrates
Last month we looked at fat as one of the three macronutrients of our diet. This month we turn our attention to carbohydrates.
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.

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