Dietitian Blog Posts

Game, set, banana, match!

11th July 2015 / Laura Clark

Exercise, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Management
To celebrate being one of the closest dietitian’s to the famous SW19 Wimbledon tennis I thought I’d put the spotlight on the ever popular banana – so synonymous with tennis players to fuel them to the final, how does it match up for the rest of us?! Someone I saw in clinic recently told me

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Is one ever enough?

18th June 2015 / Emer Delaney

I was looking after my five year old niece yesterday when she turned and asked for another chocolate biscuit.  With lunch just around the corner, I said no, one is enough for today.  She looked at me with such confusion and with the biggest smile said: ‘But one is never enough!’   Resisting the temptation

Is one ever enough?

18th June 2015 / Emer Delaney

I was looking after my five year old niece yesterday when she turned and asked for another chocolate biscuit.  With lunch just around the corner, I said no, one is enough for today.  She looked at me with such confusion and with the biggest smile said: ‘But one is never enough!’Resisting the temptation to laugh,

GLUTEN – friend, foe or fashionable?

13th May 2015 / Laura Clark

Lifestyle, Medical, Nutrition
The rise in popularity of gluten or rather lack of it over the last few years has astounded me. The range of gluten free products available on the market has increased significantly. A potential plus for the 1 in a 100 people suffering with Coeliac disease in the UK. What I find more irritating than

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Do tougher financial times, mean eating unhealthy foods?

8th May 2015 / Emer Delaney

 In a nutshell…..no!  But you do need to be patient and shop around.   Sitting on the train home this week, I heard a conversation that I tried my hardest not to listen to!  Come on now, you know you do it yourselves…..sitting on a quiet train, reading your kindle, paper or finishing some work,

Do tougher financial times, mean eating unhealthy foods?

8th May 2015 / Emer Delaney

In a nutshell…..no!  But you do need to be patient and shop around.Sitting on the train home this week, I heard a conversation that I tried my hardest not to listen to!  Come on now, you know you do it yourselves…..sitting on a quiet train, reading your kindle, paper or finishing some work, you can’t

I studied Nutrition, not Google!

29th April 2015 / Laura Clark

Lifestyle, Medical, Nutrition
I have noticed an increase in the number of people coming to see me who have initially searched online for the solution to their problem, only to be left more confused than ever! It is a frustration shared amongst all properly qualified nutrition experts that quite often the accurate information is over taken by hype

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Stamps on foods help IBS sufferers choose wisely

22nd April 2015 / Debra Thomas

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To juice or not to juice?

15th April 2015 / Emer Delaney

This morning my very good friend turned to me and said: ‘Today, I’m starting my juice only diet’.  I know she wants to shift a few pounds (don’t we all!) but unsure whether she was looking for some weight loss advice, some support and confirmation that this was a good option, or just sharing her plans, I

To juice or not to juice?

15th April 2015 / Emer Delaney

This morning my very good friend turned to me and said: ‘Today, I’m starting my juice only diet’.  I know she wants to shift a few pounds (don’t we all!) but unsure whether she was looking for some weight loss advice, some support and confirmation that this was a good option, or just sharing her plans, I
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