Celebrity nutritionist, Rob Hobson has partnered with the UK and Ireland Mushroom Producers to unveil surprising supermarket finds to boost health, here he shares with us his advice and tips.
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Rob Hobson has partnered with the UK and Ireland Mushroom Producers to unveil surprising supermarket finds to boost health, including vitamin D and B12 mushrooms. From getting your five a day to cutting out carbs – healthy eating is complicated enough without factoring in vitamins and minerals.
But ignoring these could mean you’re missing out on vital health-boosting nutrients that can help with everything from supporting your immune system to reducing tiredness and fatigue.
Since the start of the pandemic, Brits have experienced a renewed focus on their health and wellbeing – taking a closer look at their diet and exercise routine. Celebrity nutritionist, Rob Hobson, has compiled a handy cheat sheet of surprising supermarkets finds to give your shopping list an added health boost.
ROB HOBSON’S SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: VITAMIN A
Bertolli Original Spread – Two 10g portions a day provide 160µg / 20% vitamin A RDA
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: VITAMIN B
Vitamin B Mushrooms – Just four medium-sized Vitamin B12 enriched mushrooms deliver 100% of your recommended intake.
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: VITAMIN C
Innocent Orange Juice (Smooth) 100ml of juice provides 22mg of Vitamin C (28% RI)
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: VITAMIN D
High in Vitamin D British & Irish Mushrooms – Just eight medium-sized Vitamin D enriched mushrooms deliver 100% of your recommended intake.
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: CALCIUM
Dairylea Triangles – A 15.63g serving contains 138 mg / 17 % NRV of calcium
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: FOLIC ACID
Kellogg’s Fruit and Fibre Cereal – Contains 100µg Folic Acid (50% RDA), 2.8g Fibre and 3.5mg of Iron per 40g serving (25% RDA)
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: IRON
Heinz Spaghetti Hoops (Snack Box) – One pot of spaghetti hoops contains 2.1mg of Iron (15% RDA), 0.75µg (15% RDA) Vitamin D and 3.2g Protein (6% RDA)
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: PROTEIN
Peperami Original – Each Peperami Original stick contains 5.2g of Protein (10% RDA)
SUPERFOOD SHOPPING BASKET: FIBRE
Fibre One Bars – Each 21g Fibre One bar provides 5.0g of fibre (20% RDA)
Hobson explains “Our bodies need vitamins and minerals, particularly during the colder months, to fight sickness, boost the immune system and improve mental wellbeing.”
A tip from Rob, “If you can’t get your hands-on vitamin D enriched mushrooms and can only find regular mushrooms, place them in the windowsill when the sun is out, and they become a source of vitamin D.”
Keeping up with our health has just got a whole lot easier thanks to Rob. We’re already editing our supermarket list.