Dietitians Blog Entries

Haley Bell, RN

Name(s): Haley Bell Job Title: Registered Associate Nutritionist Blog: Nutritionin5   Haley Bell is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with the Association for Nutrition (AFN) and she appears on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN). Haley is the creator of Nutrition in 5 blog and with this she aims to break down anything nutrition into 5… […]

Are you getting enough fibre?

Definition Dietary fibre can be described as the substances which escape digestion and reach the large intestine. We now understand that fibre consists of a whole range of different substances which have different benefits in the body. What are the benefits of fibre? The most commonly known benefit of dietary fibre is that it influences […]

Healthy Penne Arrabbiata

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The real truth about carbs

Are carbs fattening? Many people fear that eating carb-rich foods will make them gain weight, however, 1-gram of carbs provides 4 Kcals compared to 1-gram fat which provides 9kcals. Any food can cause weight gain if you eat too much of it. The important thing to remember is not all carbohydrates are equal. The best […]

Mango Stir Fry Sauce

Stir fries are always a quick, simple meal to put together on a weeknight and my family absolutely loves this mango flavoured version. I like to make my own homemade stir fry sauces as I know exactly what goes into them as quite often shop bought versions can be high in salt and/ or sugar…. […]