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 […]

Our Work on Sainsbury’s Recipe Book Featured in #DietitiansWeek 2018, 4-8th June

Our work on the Sainsbury’s ‘Waste Less, Save More, Eat Well’ recipe book has been featured as a case study during Dietitians Week 2018 with this year’s theme highlighting how dietitians ‘Do Prevention’. Day 3 of the campaign focused on Public Health and Primary Prevention, looking at how registered dietitians work with populations and prevent […]

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 […]

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 […]