Dietitian Blog Posts

Menopause – is it me or is it hot in here?

8th February 2015 / Laura Clark

Lifestyle, Medical
Click the link below to read an article in Good Housekeeping with tips on dealing with the Menopause, including diet advice from Laura. Good Housekeeping Article

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Getting enough fibre on low FODMAP diets

8th February 2015 / Debra Thomas

Uncategorized
“Achieving an adequate fibre intake can be a challenge for people following a low FODMAP diet ….” http://fodmapmonash.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/getting-enough-fibre-on-low-fodmap-diet.html

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Have we got it all wrong about gluten?

3rd February 2015 / Debra Thomas

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Dr Lomer said  “only people with coeliac disease – an autoimmune condition that causes gut inflammation when gluten is ingested and affects 1 per cent of the population – needed to go gluten-free. Yet an estimated one in five of the population now buys gluten-free food….” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinkadvice/11383983/Gluten-free-diets-why-we-might-have-got-it-all-wrong.html    

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Trouble with IBS? Reduce high FODMAP foods

1st January 2015 / Debra Thomas

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FODMAPs and their importance to those with IBS has been highlighted in this recent article. Worth a Read… http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2173597/FODMAP-food-plan-Cut-cabbage-honey-want-beat-symptoms-IBS.html

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Bump Up Nutrition: Your Trimester Guide

28th November 2014 / Laura Clark

Lifestyle, Nutrition
Achieving a good quality diet during pregnancy, to provide your body and your growing baby with what is needed, is often a fine balance between calories needed and calories exceeded. Maintaining a healthy weight is important to reduce the risk of complications during pregnancy and delivery. Pregnancy weight gain varies greatly, although most can expect

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Nutrition Advice for the Part Time Athlete!

28th November 2014 / Laura Clark

Exercise, Nutrition
As a dietitian I’m all about using real food to meet the body’s needs. I meet a lot of people who enjoy taking frequent exercise but who are also balancing a stressful job and a social life! There aren’t quite enough hours in the day and it’s easy to let your nutrition suffer as a

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Vitamin D

7th September 2014 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy, vitamins
How Much Vitamin D Do I need? In the United Kingdom, 50% to 88% of the people have vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is important for maintaining strong bones, protecting us from infections, and regulating calcium levels. In addition, vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, urine infections

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