Laura Clark


Recent Posts by Laura Clark

Family Milk Guide – exploring plant based alternatives

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 …

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Tips for Grandma – Spotlight on Protein in the Older Generation

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 we do no …

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Snack Guide for Children

Snack Guide When it comes to children and snacking fresh fruit will always be an ideal choice. But let’s face it sometimes it just won’t cut it. The snack market is forever expanding and as parents we are eagerly searching for the perfect snack that st …

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

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 vegetarian …

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What do time poor dietitians feed their children?

When it comes to feeding my children, I sometimes feel like I spend much of my time stuck between a rock and a hard place. The rock is the wealth of nutrition knowledge I have at my finger tips and the hard place is the children and that kitchen table …

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Dietitian diary – what do I actually do?

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 …

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No need to let it go to waist this Christmas

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 …

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Time for a fresh, fad free look at fitness for 2018?

With Christmas approaching and the dreaded January ‘diet’ I’m continuing on my mission to support people to think about managing their weight differently. One of my Christmas wishes is that no one embarks on a fad diet come Jan 1st. Full of fake promis …

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5 foods you must NOT give a dietitian for dinner…

I am a really good dinner guest, honest! I don’t take my work home with me, and consider myself to have a very normal attitude to food. I enjoy all things – healthy or otherwise. I don’t get preachy about nutrition most of the time but if you serve me …

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Spinach containing recipes to make popeye proud!

Spinach pancakes I have adapted these from the Sainsbury’s website in my quest to get more fibre in!   Ingredients 2 cups  of flour (1 plain, 1 wholemeal flour) or 175g and do a mixture of flours for added health benefits 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp …

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