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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.
Food security and self-sufficiency
Food security is a hot topic due to global concerns about feeding a growing population. This is inextricably tied in with the question of food self-sufficiency, and with Brexit looming, it hasn't been so relevant since the second world war.
There is no better time than summer to indulge in the luscious sweetness of fruit. Fruit is one crop that it is imperative to buy organically. But beware: organic fruit bought at the supermarket is very different from what you can buy at True Food.
True Food and the growth of the organic movement
True Food started 20 years ago as a group of individuals clubbing together to buy organic and ethically produced food in bulk. It is now a thriving not-for-profit business. How did this happen? Its success is largely down to a change in society: what was once a fringe movement has become mainstream
As a not-for-profit organisation, there are fundamental differences between the way that True Food sets its prices and how commercial food retailers set their prices. Read on to find out how our prices are fair to the grower, supplier, and perhaps most significantly, to the customer.

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