Dietitian Blog Posts

How To Wean Baby Off Formula

13th September 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Do I need to stop baby formula milk?When your baby approaches their first birthday you may start thinking about weaning off formula and on to whole cow’s milk.Formula mimics the nutritional composition of breast milk and contains suitable amounts of nutrients like protein, fats, and minerals tailored to support optimal growth for the first year

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How to start baby led weaning and 30 nutritious recipes

30th August 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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There’s a lot of information in this blog. If you would like a PDF version delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.With thanks to Charlotte Harman for the research that went into producing this blog.Baby Led Weaning has a slightly different set of things to consider than traditional spoon weaning so I wanted

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Are you a seasonal dieter and how to break free from the cycle?

25th August 2021 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits, Nutrition, Weight loss and body composition
I always associate September with WHSmith’s and a new pencil case. I used to love these trips with my Mum. Now I secretly engineer a visit with my children to salivate over the stationery, which I absolutely need obviously. New beginnings and all the freshness they bring, feel great. Just like the ebb and flow

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When can baby sit in highchair? Exciting signs to look out for

16th August 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This blog contains affiliate links.When can baby sit in highchair? Exciting signs to look out for!Highchairs are one of the most significant pieces of baby equipment you’ll buy and their price range varies from £15 right up to several hundred pounds. But do you know what to look for in a highchair?It’s not just about

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Myth Buster: You are what you eat!

6th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Myth Busters
Myth Buster: You are what you eat! By Charlotte Foster BSc (Hons), MSc, RD. How many times have we heard “You are what you eat”? To an extent, there is some truth in this – most of us have the ability to make food and lifestyle choices that impact our bodies and health.  However, when

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Myth Buster: Gluten-free diets are healthier

6th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Coeliac Disease, Myth Busters
Myth Buster: Gluten-free diets are healthier By Charlotte Foster BSc (Hons), MSc, RD. How many people do you know believe gluten is toxic and should be eliminated from the diet of all human beings? For a while, being gluten-free was very “in vogue” before being vegan ousted it as the latest dietary trend! Interestingly, on

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5 Myths about Diabetes

6th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Myth Busters, diabetes
5 Myths about Diabetes Josephine Townsend (MNutr, RD). We look at 5 common myths about Diabetes to help you know the truth about the disease. Myth: Diabetes is reversible I often see worrying headlines bandied about, such as this classic from a well-known sensationalistic tabloid newspaper “I reversed my diabetes in just 11 days –

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Can We Trust The Headlines? Attack On The Low-Fat Diet

6th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Myth Busters
Can We Trust The Headlines? Attack On The Low-Fat Diet The Fat Debate DINE reviews the latest publication on the topic of the fat debate DINE takes a look at nutrition in the news, by examining a report published by The National Obesity Forum in association with the Public Health Collaboration surrounding claims that eating fat, cutting carbs and

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Sweeteners

6th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Food For Thought
Sweeteners By Charlotte Foster BSc (Hons), MSc, RD. With the desire to live a “sugar-free” existence becoming more popular, the food industry has responded with a boom in sales of sweeteners (with the sweetener sector now valued at ~£60million) (1). Sweeteners can be derived from natural sources and so are deemed to be “natural” as

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A collection of “In-vogue superfoods”… are they really so fabulous for our health?

5th August 2021 / Charlotte Foster

Food For Thought
The 2015 collection of “In-vogue” foods… are they really so fabulous for our health? By Charlotte Foster BSc (Hons), MSc, RD. At certain points of the year, mainly New Year and the run up to summer,  it there tends to be an onslaught of social media posts and comments relating to the “let’s get bikini

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