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 […]

Season’s Greetings!

We would like to wish all our clients, both past and current the very best for the festive season. Happy New Year in advance – We look forward to working with you in 2019!

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 […]

We are GDPR-compliant

Over the last few weeks and months we have been working to ensure that we as a business are compliant with the new GDPR rules which come into force today. The new rules are about giving control back to clients and customers so they have a say in how their data is collected, held and […]

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)

This month marks the UK implementation of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI), a global initiative to standardise diets for people with swallowing disorders and the language used to describe these diets. Raising awareness of this new framework has been ongoing since October 2017 and its implementation means that catering staff working in healthcare […]

Illumina Lifestyle Consulting Appointed Registered Provider of CIEH Food Safety Training

We are delighted to announce that Illumina Lifestyle Consulting has been appointed a registered training provider of Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Food Safety training courses. The CIEH is well-recognised for its training courses in  safety, health and safety and environmental protection. As a registered CIEH training centre, Illumina Lifestyle Consulting is approved to deliver food safety/hygiene training and examinations at Introductory, […]

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 […]

Project Spotlight: Sainsbury’s Waste Less, Save More Recipe Book

Illumina Lifestyle Consulting has developed a recipe book promoting affordable healthy eating and food waste reduction messages for the Sainsbury’s £10 million Waste Less, Save More campaign. Working in partnership with the Hubbub Foundation, Sainsbury’s and Southwark Council, the book features recipes  developed, researched, written and curated by consultant dietitian Angela Tella, an accompanying meal plan based on […]

Celebrating 10 years in Business!

It’s official – Illumina Lifestyle Consulting is celebrating ten years in business! Over the last decade we have gone from strength to strength and are delighted to have worked with our diverse clients, contributing to their success stories. Thank you to the ILC team, all our clients and friends who have allowed us to be […]