Alex Ballard, who grew up in Stortford and will work as a expert group dietitian for the NHS, writes about getting modest steps toward a healthier life-style…
Expanding, cooking and taking in food stuff operates deeply by all of my childhood reminiscences.
Irrespective of whether it was tending to the chickens at Thorn Grove Key Faculty, escalating cress out of egg containers on my kitchen window ledge or taking in picnics at Bishop’s Stortford Cricket Club, my passion for food stuff, and all that it encompasses, has flourished all over my lifestyle.
I was very fortuitous that the key messages of ‘eat fresh’, ‘eat local’ and ‘eat healthily’ had been instilled into my brother Eddie and me from a young age.
Even my grandparents taught us the price of seed-to-plate and minimising food stuff