Dietitians Blog Entries

Intermittent Fasting – Is it for you?

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 momentum so what does the science say? Fasting allows the […]

Sugar and IBS

You will likely have heard the claims around sugar being a trigger for IBS. You may have tried a sugar free diet to help your IBS symptoms. The term ‘sugar’ refers to several different molecules. Not all ‘sugar’ will cause your IBS symptoms, only those which you are intolerant to. In this article, I am […]

Toasted muesli recipe

I love the crunch of toasted muesli for breakfast, sprinkled over the top of Greek yoghurt or even as a last minute crumble topping for dessert. Many of the supermarket versions have more fat or sugars added than I would prefer. In my experience, once you’ve tasted the wonders of your own toasted muesli, it’s […]

The Modified FODMAP Diet

You have just finished the low FODMAP reintroduction phase and are now wondering what to do. It is time for the modified FODMAP diet! This personalised low FODMAP diet is the long-term element of this diet. This is when you eat relatively normal and exclude only your known triggers. In this article, I will explain […]

10 reasons why you should see a sports dietitian

As a sports dietitian I see a wide variety of people actively engaging in endurance sports – specifically cycling and triathlon. But you don’t have to be an elite or professional athlete to benefit from nutrition support and advice. Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons why you should see a Sports Dietitian to […]

Why you should eat slowly

If you’re anything like me, then you have a tendency to inhale most of your meals without even thinking. I KNOW I should eat slowly, but just because we KNOW what we should do doesn’t mean we do it! Many of us are aware that eating slowly is a good idea. It gives our stomach that […]