Laura Clark


Recent Posts by Laura Clark

Nutrition tips for the body conscious Love Island couples

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 look sculpted, but should t …

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Packing lunch with a punch

The day they come home and negotiate that they would like packed lunch instead of school dinners is not necessarily one we look forward to. But is it an opportunity to boost the nutritional value of their diets, experiment with new things or just weep …

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Keeping sane when coping with fussy eating

Writing a post about fussy eating when you have a fussy eater yourself is both therapeutic and painful in equal measure, especially when you’re a dietitian. It’s an emotive subject and I don’t joke when I say part of it is our own coping strategy to ge …

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Fibre is the F word my children should be talking about!

With sugar continually making the headlines, fibre doesn’t get a look in. And yet this is really what we should be focusing on. The good news is we can put a positive spin on it because it’s all about what to eat more of. How else can we sell it to the …

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IBS – When gut health doesn’t seem quite so trendy

We are nearing the end of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month this April – a condition that precedes all the recent interest in gut health. It is good to see IBS getting the recognition it deserves as a complex disorder with a spectrum of sy …

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

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 a …

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

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 your next …

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

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 the Bath Hal …

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

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 the Bath Hal …

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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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