Catering for Hospital Patients with Diabetes

Illumina Lifestyle Consulting principal Angela Tella has written the cover story for the February issue of Hospital Caterer magazine, the bi-monthly journal of the Hospital Caterers Association. A registered dietitian with expertise and experience in providing catering consultancy to both NHS Trusts and contract caterers, Angela shares some important considerations hospital caterers need to bear […]

The Detox Myth

It’s another new year and that time again when ‘detox’ is everyone’s favourite buzzword. With the festive season well and truly behind us, many will have resolved to eat better and live healthier and consider a detox as the best way to kick-start their resolution. But does ‘detoxing’ actually work? The idea behind detoxing is […]

Folic Acid to be Added to All UK Flour

Following years of campaigns to fortify flour with folic acid, the UK government has decided to introduce a policy for the mandatory fortification of flour. This is in a bid to address the high numbers of babies born with birth defects each year, making the UK the country with the highest rate of neural tube […]

Illumina Lifestyle Principal Part of Review Group for National Hospital Food Standard Document

The recently launched second edition of the British Dietetic Association’s The Nutrition & Hydration Digest sees the culmination of the hard work of the Digest Review Working Group, a small team of experts which included Illumina Lifestyle Consulting principal consultant, Angela Tella. The Digest is one of five key documents that comprise the national hospital food standards in […]

Healthy Eating for Families in Enfield

Over the weekend, we had the opportunity to deliver a tailored healthy eating session to families in the Enfield area at the Oasis Academy, Hadley as part of an innovative programme put together by Creative Training Hub and Renown Care. The programme aims to promote healthy eating to the community while encouraging engagement between the Oasis […]

Hot Off The Press: Healthy, West African & Wise™ Books

The world’s first culturally specific books empowering people of West African origin to make healthier diet and lifestyle choices were launched today in central London. Written by registered dietitian and consultant Angela Tella, both books are part of culturally sensitive resources developed to positively impact the health and wellbeing of the West African market as […]