sue acreman


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Be like jam – spread the word about healthy eating

There is so much stuff and nonsense swirling around the internet about diet and nutrition, it is no wonder people are confused about what a balanced healthy diet looks like.The simple way to learn about healthy eating is to take a look at the eatwell g …

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Gnashing and grinding of teeth.

It can be easy to overlook the importance of our teeth and their role in being well nourished and yet without our gnashers, we would not be able to enjoy crunching apples, biting bread or tearing at meat.Our teeth and their health is set before we are …

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Only the lonely

I read the other day that up to 9 million people now live alone in the UK.Whilst this does not mean that there are 9 million people craving company, it is quite clear that unwanted “aloness” can have a negative impact on food intake and enjoyment.You s …

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Reasons to be cheerful

Today has been described as blue Monday. We are all meant to be looking glum as Christmas celebrations become a distant memory and summer sunshine is too far away.I thought I would try to counter this negativity with some reasons to be cheerful.The day …

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Avoid the flu, vaccinate and eat well.

The flu season is in full swing with records showing that already the so called aussie flu bug has taken the lives of more than 300 people in the UK.We are all advised to have the vaccination which can reduce our chances of succumbing to this potential …

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New Year Resolutions – Ones To Keep

Happy New Year to you all, I hope 2018 will be everything you could wish for, and more.But, whilst we are waiting for our wishes to come true, why not consider some simple but effective life changes to get the new year off to a good start.Eat just one …

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Merry Christmas and no humbug

Season’s greetings to all, I hope you will have a splendid day, eating drinking and making merry.Have a great day but remember there is no law that requires us to eat and drink ourselves silly for the 12 days of Christmas.We can all indulge over the fe …

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Robins are territorial, dietitians are not!

I was reflecting on dietetic life with an old chum last week and I recalled as a young and newly qualified dietitian how I had been left high and dry to deal with a baby newly diagnosed with PKU. I couldn’t find any information in the department as the …

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Food sustains but also must be sustainable

I am sure I am not the only person who perhaps takes the availability of food for granted.And yet we should be aware that the food we eat has impact on our bodies, the environment and the economy of the world.Diet related illnesses such as obesity, typ …

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Past your sell by date, says who?

The dictionary definition of this phrase refers to someone who is no longer considered useful as they are too old. I don`t think i have ever met anyone of any age who fits that description, my mum lived until she was nearly 96 and she was useful to me …

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