Dietitians Blog Entries

24 May, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.16

The New EU Regulation on Medical Devices comes into effect next week. Are you ready and prepared? It is not entirely clear how this could affect the personalised nutrition industry as it is a relatively grey zone in the area of health & wellbeing. To read what this entails, click here   Down at HQ […]

22 May, 2017

2 days today, better health tomorrow

The 2 day diet has been developed specifically to help women reduce their weight and their risk of breast cancer. Being overweight increases the risk of breast and other cancers, so it makes sense to aim to keep your weight within reasonable limits. Carrying too much weight also increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, […]

21 May, 2017

Lactose free rice pudding topped with blueberry brittle

Rice pudding is a real comfort food and often advised for people who need to have nutrition support for weight loss as it is easy to eat and tastes great. If you have lactose intolerance however, this might be a food you wish to avoid. But using lactose free milk means that you can have […]

20 May, 2017

Garlic – the fodmaper’s enemy?

Garlic contains fructans (an oligosaccharide) and is for some people a potent cause of symptoms in IBS. It is a shame that it does as it is found in many ready meals and processed foods so can be a challenging part of the diet to avoid. Fructans is a non absorbable sugar that increases fermentation […]

19 May, 2017

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The two most important things I’ve learnt. For world IBD day here are the 2 most important things I have learnt from science and from over 20 years’ experience as a dietitian about diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Diet is important for everyone with IBD My clients often […]

17 May, 2017

Personalised Nutrition Update issue nr.15

It appears that nutrigenetic testing in particular has been adopted in specific pockets around the world. A new article highlights that Asia is not included in that list. For example, considering that Malaysia has around 500 RD´s, it comes as no surprise that uptake of new technologies may be very slow in a overstretched workforce. […]