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Police appeal for information after charity delivery van stolen

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A white Ford Transit van owned by charity Edinburgh Community Food was stolen sometime between 1.30pm on Monday 9 August and 6am on Tuesday 10 August from Tennant Street in Leith where it had...

Free family cookery classes for the summer holidays

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Groups of children and parents are tucking into a feast of free cookery classes at venues across Edinburgh this month and next as part of a programme of activities to help families during the...

Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

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Contributed by Stephanie Scott ANutr – Food and Health Development Worker, Edinburgh Community Food Vitamin D may be a hugely important vitamin for our health. There is a lot of exciting research being done on...

Exercise is good for you….

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Contributed by Gail Hutchison ANutr – Food and Health Development Worker at Edinburgh Community FoodPhysical activity is a really important part of our health and well-being but in the UK we unfortunately don’t get...

Get to know your onions…..

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Our regular readers will know that we at Edinburgh Community Food are not fans of the co-called ‘superfood’ trend. Rather than asking folk to shell out money on this month’s latest pricey food fad...

Edinburgh Community Food on why fibre really is good for you!

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By Nicola Murray (Student-on-Placement at ECF, Abertay University)So, what is the big deal about dietary fibre? Is it just to keep us regular? In a word, no – it does so much more! Fibre is...

Edinburgh Community Food on Food poverty

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By Dagmara Lukowiec, Food and Health Development Worker at Edinburgh Community Food. Nowadays the term food poverty is regularly used in the media, mostly in relation to food banks. As a result, we tend to...

The Real Super-foods: Oily Fish

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Here in Scotland we have an abundant and varied natural larder of produce – in particular oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and trout. Although in days gone by oily fish was a staple...

What you ‘oat’ to eat – and a recipe to show you how!

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By Chris Mantle Senior Food and Health Development Worker of Edinburgh Community FoodLast month in The Edinburgh Reporter we looked at beans and pulses, often over-looked foods which are really healthy and good for us....

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists and find out...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair starts today at 6pm! See The Edinburgh Reporter's article for more details; for full programme visit Word Power Books' or Out of the Blue's websites. Tonight: journalist and author Owen Jones on The Establishment:and How They Get Away...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

Edinburgh Community Food – On the Pulse of Health

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Beans & PulsesBy Chris Mantle, Senior Food and Health Development Worker at Edinburgh Community FoodIn the last edition of The Speaker we talked about superfoods, suggesting that we don’t need to go for expensive...

Edinburgh Community Food discuss ‘Food and Mood’

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Article contributed by Edinburgh Community FoodJust like our other organs, our brains need a variety of nutrients to stay healthy and function properly. What’s good for a healthy body is also good for a...

Muirhouse Community Shop 1 year on

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On Wednesday 30 April 2014 “Your” community shop in Muirhouse will have been open for a whole year! Who can believe it, to think we we started off opening for three hours every other day...

Television chefs – good or bad?

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Edinburgh Community Food debate the effect of the TV chef on 'us mere mortals'. Television chefs constantly enjoy telling us that cooking is easy and fun, with some trying to encourage us to cook with...

Edinburgh Community Food on avoiding food waste

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Stephanie Scott who is Food and Health Development Worker with Edinburgh Community Food gives readers advice on avoiding too much food waste.With both Zero Waste Week and Waste Less, Live More Week taking place...

Junk food advertising – aimed at children?

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Contributed article Picture this: children sitting happily in front of the telly, giving you a moment’s peace. And then the adverts come on and instantly there is a passionate chorus of ‘I want that’, ‘I...

Edinburgh Community Food wants to know if you are getting your 5-a-day

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Contributed by Edinburgh Community FoodGetting your 5-A-Day?This might not come as a surprise to you: fruit and vegetables are good for us and the more we eat the better! Fruit and veg are the...

Bamboozled by food packaging? Edinburgh Community Food has the answer

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Front of Pack LabellingFeeling bamboozled by food packaging? (You are not alone!)Sometimes it feels like going to the supermarket and picking out foods is some sort of intellectual obstacle course. You practically need a...

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