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

July 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

March 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)

May 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

May 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

October 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 [...]

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