Dietitian Blog Posts

Weight Management – if I’m not prescribing diets, what am I doing?

28th July 2020 / Laura Clark

Intuitive Eating, Mindful eating, Weight loss and body composition, anti diet, diet binge cycle, how to break free from dieting, non diet approach
In the past, I’ve delivered weight management services which had weight loss at the heart. I’ve worked alongside other healthcare professionals in specialist NHS services, to support people on a journey to better health through weight loss. It has never been simply about offering dietary advice; we have to look at the interplay between the

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How to get a child to eat when they refuse meals

20th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

toddler
This blog is sponsored by the Happy Healthy Eaters Club. A club all about supporting mums and dads do the very best for their children when it comes to food and feeding. It’s a club for members who want to learn all about how to nourish a child completely. We’ll provide you with the answers to your

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Which foods will help my toddler to gain weight?

13th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

toddler
If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.My child is too thin, how can I help them gain weight?Some children struggle to gain weight or grow as expected, which may be because they cannot manage to eat enough food to meet their nutritional requirements,

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The 3 pillars behind everything I do – My NOURISH – NURTURE – THRIVE Continuum

6th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, Family, baby, toddler
I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to come up with a way of describing to you what me and my business is really all about. I love being a Paediatric Dietitian and I really thrive on helping people which is part of the reason why I still do my NHS role alongside running ‘The

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Why you should pay close attention to the first 1000 days of your baby's life

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
You might have heard the phrase ‘The first 1000 days’. It’s a unique window of opportunity in your little ones development (1).What happens in this phase is responsible for shaping your child’s future health and development for the rest of their life. Research shows it even has an impact on our society! In this 4

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How your antenatal diet can influence your baby's future

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
The first part of the first 1000 days window of opportunity starts in pregnancy. What you eat and drink now can have a profound effect on your baby’s development and future health (2). Throughout pregnancy, your baby is completely dependent on you for everything they need (2). Therefore care should be taken when planning what you are

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Are you thinking of breast feeding, bottle feeding or a combination of both?

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

baby
This post contains affiliate links. If you click on them and make a purchase a small amount of money is sent to me which I put towards the running costs of this blog. The price to you remains the same.After your baby is born, the journey of the first 1000 days continues. If you’ve been

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Do you know what the most nutritious store cupboard baby led weaning foods are?

8th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

baby
I’ve had lots of questions these last few weeks from worried Mums who were due to start weaning but are now concerned that they won’t be able to access the ingredients they need because of lockdown and so I thought I would put together this post on weaning with store cupboard ingredients to show you

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Spanish Fish Stew

6th June 2020 / Catriona Huntly

Healthy Recipes, Weight Loss Recipes
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What is the best pre-pregnancy diet to optimise fertility?

1st June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
This is a guest post by Registered Dietitian, Claire Pettit of CP NutritionFor anyone trying to have a baby, I’m sure you will have seen the wealth of suggestions and advice available on the internet about how to improve your chances of getting pregnant. Although we all want to do the best we can to

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