Weight loss and body composition

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Weight Management – if I’m not prescribing diets, what am I doing?

2020-08-05T22:30:51+00:00July 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, I’ve delivered weight management services which had weight loss at the heart. I’ve worked alongside other healthcare professionals in specialist NHS services, to support people on a journey to better health through weight loss. It has never been simply about offering [...]

Intermittent Fasting – Is it for you?

2020-02-13T15:59:26+00:00February 13th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Should we all be following strict rules around fasting? The potential benefits of fasting for the body have been talked about for a long time, but the idea that restricting your eating to a certain time window is good for health, seems to be building [...]

Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

2019-07-17T09:49:01+00:00June 8th, 2019|

It’s a hard life – slurping from a personalised water bottle and trying to decide whether to sit on a swinging seat or a bean bag. I’d love to see inside those fridges because you don’t see them eat much do you? Their bodies [...]

Sausage rolls are making the headlines but what’s behind the Gregg’s Minimise Me Plans

2017-12-04T21:16:34+00:00July 4th, 2017|

I was asked to create a short term weight loss plan for individuals on a mission to shift some pounds. The brief: to only use food from Gregg’s. Not a dietitian’s idea of an easy project but one I was keen to support for [...]

Weight Management and Nutrients – what you need to know

2017-12-04T21:30:44+00:00March 15th, 2017|

There are a lot of alternative facts out there, concluded by people who don’t necessarily have a grasp of the scientific literature or an ability to interpret it. More food based tips in blogs to follow but firstly lets deal with the nitty gritty [...]

What happens when experts stick to their strengths (and the risks when they don’t)

2018-01-22T20:53:10+00:00May 25th, 2016|

A very wise dietitian once said to me – exercise experts and nutrition experts – like dentists and gynaecologists – they’re both brilliant but you wouldn’t want them swapping ends! How true a statement! Social media has got the world talking about nutrition like [...]

The nutrition behind the scenes of new weight loss TV series

2018-01-22T20:54:05+00:00May 18th, 2016|

Starting tonight (18th May) is a new four part BBC 1 programme called ‘Lose Weight for Love’ – helping couples change their lifestyles and achieve weight loss. Alas I was deemed too gorgeous for front of camera but beavered away behind the scenes assessing [...]

Weight loss and health – my answers to what ‘THEY’ say

2018-01-22T21:00:03+00:00October 11th, 2015|

They say you should detox If you own a liver and kidney you are detoxing 24/7. Check if you have these and if you do, don’t panic. To help them along keep well hydrated and don’t drink alcohol in excess. They say you should [...]