Eating behaviours and habits

Making habits stick and why diets don’t help

9th October 2020 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits, How to optimise your health and well-being at work
Our brain is the most metabolically active tissue in our body. To state the obvious, it’s quite clever but even the brain has limitations and short-cuts it puts in place to help us navigate information overload. The part of the brain that makes us human, often referred to as the pre-frontal cortex is responsible for

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Getting on the Scales – Weighing up the Reasons

21st September 2020 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
The scales supposedly track our progress towards a goal or serve as a reminder to keep things in check. And now, with the development of wearable devices, we have countless ways in which we can track ourselves – 24 hours a day. On the surface, all this tracking is supposed to act as a motivator

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What habits are worth changing in the Workplace?

16th October 2019 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
Last week I joined forces with the Mental Health Charity, Bath Mind as we made ourselves at home at the Good Day Cafe in Bath and looked at how our working day influences our food choices, how food plays a part in our stress levels and what our coping strategies look like. Workplace health is

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Dietitian diary – what do I actually do?

9th January 2018 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
I’m not even sure my husband really gets what I actually do, let alone the people hitting google in search of nutrition advice so thought it might be helpful to explain. Historically, dietitians seem synonymous with diet plans – strict calculated plans telling you what to eat along with a wagging finger if you dare

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Dietitian diary – what do I actually do?

9th January 2018 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
I’m not even sure my husband really gets what I actually do, let alone the people hitting google in search of nutrition advice so thought it might be helpful to explain. Historically, dietitians seem synonymous with diet plans – strict calculated plans telling you what to eat along with a wagging finger if you dare

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No need to let it go to waist this Christmas

12th December 2017 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
Gaining weight over Christmas is common and I think part of the problem is that ‘Christmas’ starts sometime in November. The extended festive period gives us ample opportunity to indulge and whilst it falls under the umbrella of ‘Christmas’ it’s out of our hands, right? For many it is often approached with a certain inevitability

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No need to let it go to waist this Christmas

12th December 2017 / Laura Clark

Eating behaviours and habits
Gaining weight over Christmas is common and I think part of the problem is that ‘Christmas’ starts sometime in November. The extended festive period gives us ample opportunity to indulge and whilst it falls under the umbrella of ‘Christmas’ it’s out of our hands, right? For many it is often approached with a certain inevitability

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