Entries by Katie Sillars

Becoming a Good Food Nation – Scottish Government

The Scottish Food Commission states that making Scotland a Good Food Nation is a challenging task, however, if we all strive to achieve this common goal, the result will follow shortly. 2015 was the Year of Scotland Food and Drink and Scotland presents the world with undeniable high quality produce due to our clear waters, fresh air and rich soil. The main question […]

Seaweed may improve your memory

Guest Blog from Dr Craig Rose at Seaweed and Co. The right nutrition for memory, brain function and development is critical for children, from birth and all the way throughout their education. What is it about seaweed that may improve our memory? A healthy, balanced diet can achieve this, and specifically the inclusion of, believe […]

Pizza Power Kids and Food for Life Award

We’re often asked how Pizza Power Kids fit with the Soil Association’s Food for Life Award?  In terms of what we are actually trying to achieve, we have quite a lot in common with the Food for Life Award. What are Eat Balanced trying to achieve with Pizza Power Kids? It’s simple, we want to […]

Supporting Healthy Choices Framework in Scotland

We’re delighted to be the first start-up to have partnered with the Scottish Government and Food Standards Agency in Scotland on Supporting Healthy Choices (SHC),  a framework whereby Partner organisations to commitments that aim to improve Scotland’s diet and reduce health inequalities. We believe that the food and drink industry (manufacturers, retailers, food service and […]

Pizza Power Kids – breakthrough in healthy eating

According to research by The Schools Food Trust, health is a key consideration for parents when eating out, with some 87% saying that they would like to see healthier children’s menus*. As a result, award winning Scottish start up, Eat Balanced has developed the innovative new Pizza Power Kids pizza. The firm believes their new […]

Youngsters trial world’s first healthy kids pizza

Youngsters attending Enchanted Forest Nursery in Thornliebank will be the first in the UK to ‘taste test’ the world’s first nutrionally balanced pizza for children, due to be launched to market later this year by Glasgow company, Eat Balanced. The Southside nursery has been selected following discussions  between owners, husband and wife partnerships Bernie and Mariessa Devlin […]

Seaweed: could it become a popular food?

As people are becoming increasingly health conscious, getting ‘back to basics’ with all natural ingredients makes sense. So how about a tasty health giving meal, with flavours straight from the sea? The food of the future The Research Councils UK has identified seaweed as one of their big ideas for the future!  Seaweed provides a […]

Is 5 a day campaign all lies?

The 5 a day challenge sits within 25 countries, across three continents, urging people to eat more fruits and veggies, and some people are more likely to purchase a food item if it has the 5 a day message on it.  But what does the 5 a day logo really mean for our health? 5 […]