Latest entries for "Dietitian Blog Posts"

18 Sep, 2017

Eat your greens…..

And yellows, reds and all the colours of the rainbow. We are so fortunate in this country these days that we can access such a wide range of fruit and vegetables to brighten our plates and provide a range of vitamins and minerals. When I was a little girl (I am showing my age, I […]

16 Sep, 2017

Mac and cheese – low fodmap

OK, so it really has an Autumnal feel today perhaps a comforting meal is required and macaroni and cheese is definitely one to make. This is a low fodmap recipe made with lactose free milk and cheese suitable for a low fodmap diet – please note that the fat content is high due to the […]

15 Sep, 2017

Low GI, GF, Low FODMAP – Chocolate & Banana Breakfast Pudding

This breakfast recipe is perfect for those following the low FODMAP diet and also for those with polycystic ovary syndrome who need a low GI diet. I personally love this breakfast option because I have coeliac disease and PCOS – meaning that I need a low GI, high protein, gluten free breakfast. If this wasn’t […]

14 Sep, 2017

Coeliac Disease, Oats & Avenin – to eat or not?

Introduction Avenin is a protein that has a similar chemical structure to the protein, gluten and so some people coeliac disease who react to gluten will also react to avenin. This article outlines who with coeliac disease the avenin protein affects, what foods it is in and how to find out if you are one […]

14 Sep, 2017

Manage anxiety naturally

Many people struggle with feelings of anxiety or overwhelm. While there is nothing that can replace the support of a qualified therapist, these are 5 strategies that I use to help manage anxiety naturally. Despite there still being a huge stigma surrounding mental health and anxiety, I feel like this year it’s becoming much more […]

13 Sep, 2017

Personalized Nutrition Update issue nr.24

If you have not been able to keep up over the summer, personalized nutrition is in the news constantly, I am talking hot hot hot!. In a recent interview with Dr Jeffrey Bland, he outlines how regulations are struggling to keep up with rapid developments in genomics and other technologies.. Of course, if you have […]

12 Sep, 2017

EVENT: Nutrition For YOUr Business

SPECIAL WEBINAR PRICE….. Friday, 24 November 2017 from 09:30 to 17:00 Manchester, United Kingdom Are you struggling and frustrated that your business is not growing at a pace that you want or need? Do you want more and regular referrals/income? Are you stopping yourself from asking for the money you know you are worth? If […]

11 Sep, 2017

Burn baby, burn

Lets put the record straight on the fat burning issue. Many rumours and pseudo science surround fat burning, with some foods being heralded as fat burners.  . You may see in the media about  foods that burn fat. Lets have a look at a few silly statements about this: Grapefruit has long been said to burn fat, […]

11 Sep, 2017

Weight loss tips for cyclists

Optimising your body composition to improve power-to-weight ratio is a common challenge faced by cyclists. Finding the balance is tricky. Lose weight too quickly or in an unsustainable manner and you could end up losing power. Here are some of my top weight loss tips for cyclists wanting to improve their body composition. Here I […]

10 Sep, 2017

Puff pastry topped with creamy courgette and walnut salad – Low Fodmap

Autumn days are really setting in now and we are entering my favourite time of year with lots of squashes and root vegetables to roast – great for sensitive digestive tracts. As we are entering the cooler days of the year I have decided to try a different approach to a salad – this might […]