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Food Knowledge

Grow your knowledge around food, nutrition and health with our monthly Zoom sessions hosted by Ffion, our Education and Outreach Coordination. As an Associate Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition you know you’re in great hands. Get involved as much as you want, take part in polls and fire questions.

“These sessions are ideal for anyone wanting to understand food and its effect on your body and the planet. We will explore which foods are in season and most nutritional, as well the benefits of eating these. I look forward to meeting you all!” – Ffion Hayward

These Zoom Sessions are free to attend and simple to sign-up to, just follow the links below. With questions and discussions throughout you are encouraged to get involved as much or as little as you like. 

Duration: 30 - 45 mins

 

Seasonal Eating - Zoom Session

Seasonal Eating - Zoom Session

23 Sep 2020

Besides the health benefits you gain from eating in season, seasonal foods are good for the environment and taste better too! As we enter autumn our seasonal produce changes; so during this Seasonal Eating Zoom session we will explore how and why you should eat seasonal and all the fruits and vegetables on offer.
Fighting Food Waste - Zoom Session

Fighting Food Waste - Zoom Session

28 Oct 2020

Food waste is a global issue and we should all be held accountable. Believe it or not research has shown that UK households throw away 4.5 million tonnes of edible food waste a year, to put that into perspective, it’s enough to fill 38 million wheelie bins (that 104,109 wheelie bins full per day!). Find out what the most wasted foods are and creative ways to reduce your waste!
Food Portions and Sizes  - Zoom Session

Food Portions and Sizes - Zoom Session

25 Nov 2020

A healthy balanced diet means eating the right types of food whilst also making sure you’re getting the right amounts. Portion sizes can be confusing but during this Zoom session we will explore simple ways to nail your portion size!