Shift Workers and Eating Disorders

2018-02-26T10:00:06+00:00

This week marks Eating Disorders Awareness Week. At a time when higher rates of obesity and ill-health have been found in shift workers than the general population, it’s important to shine a light on the important issue of shift work and eating issues.   Shift Workers Struggle with Eating Disorders With currently 1 in 6 adults in the UK working shifts, there are a number of reasons why shift worker often struggle with eating habits. Shift work means working outside the usual 7 am to 6 pm time period, it might be straight nights, straight afternoons, or a rotation of different [...]

Shift Workers and Eating Disorders2018-02-26T10:00:06+00:00

February Superfood of the Month – Pancakes

2018-02-06T15:26:23+00:00

Can Pancakes Really be a Healthy Shift Work Superfood? It's nearly Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, the day when thousands of households around the world will be frying up and tossing delicious pancakes. In some places, trying to race while doing it as well! From the simplest lemon and sugar topping, to sophisticated Crepes Suzette pancakes are a favourite food and can be eaten at any time, from breakfast to tea. However, they can be also be high in calories, especially if you top them with a lot of butter, syrup or chocolaty spreads. So, we ask the question, can they [...]

February Superfood of the Month – Pancakes2018-02-06T15:26:23+00:00