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Eggs – are they all they’re cracked up to be?

2019-04-17T16:25:29+01:00April 17th, 2019|

Love the ingredient check list for an egg shown here, if only to highlight that the most ‘natural’ foods have an array of chemical compounds they contain. Long, complex names aren’t synonymous with foods that are bad for us and whilst as consumers we are [...]

Up the oily – it’s time to stink out the office

2019-04-11T12:40:01+01:00April 11th, 2019|

Hot off the press the national diet and nutrition survey has new results. I know this is exciting folks and you’ll be gutted that you haven’t got time to read the whole thing so thought I’d share the highlights in bite sized chunks to inspire [...]

Marathon Nutrition – because it’s starting to feel a bit more real now?!

2019-04-01T12:10:10+01:00April 1st, 2019|

Whether it's the London Marathon or there are other events in the diary, this is the point in your training when you’re ranking up the miles and getting some long runs under your belt before you start to taper. I felt truly inspired by all [...]

Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

2019-07-22T21:01:23+01:00August 20th, 2018|

Dairy free living is gaining in popularity with the supermarket aisles making room for many plant-based alternatives to milk. Undoubtedly beneficial to the planet but what about from a nutritional perspective when there are many mouths to feed? You may have a child with [...]

Tips for Grandma – Spotlight on Protein in the Older Generation

2018-04-08T20:56:23+01:00April 8th, 2018|

Nutrition is always an interesting subject to talk about with the older generation for many reasons. Our nutrition knowledge has come on in leaps and bounds in the last 20- 30 years. When I was a child we didn’t know as much about nutrition as [...]

Plant power – a guide on pulses and lentils for those that aren’t sure how to use them

2018-03-07T21:20:27+01:00March 7th, 2018|

Plant Power Today is plant power day; an opportunity to put plants in the lime light and raise their profile for the goodness that they provide. There has been a lot of hype recently about plant based eating and whether you go full vegan, or [...]

Dietitian diary – what do I actually do?

2018-01-09T22:12:38+01:00January 9th, 2018|

I’m not even sure my husband really gets what I actually do, let alone the people hitting google in search of nutrition advice so thought it might be helpful to explain. Historically, dietitians seem synonymous with diet plans – strict calculated plans telling you [...]

No need to let it go to waist this Christmas

2017-12-12T21:03:30+01:00December 12th, 2017|

Gaining weight over Christmas is common and I think part of the problem is that ‘Christmas’ starts sometime in November. The extended festive period gives us ample opportunity to indulge and whilst it falls under the umbrella of ‘Christmas’ it’s out of our hands, right? [...]