Tag Archives: "healthy eating"

How eating cereals can lead to weight gain

I recently visited some friends for an over night stay. Obviously, breakfast was served in the morning but it was a change from my usual 3 eggs and 2 toast. I’d been talked into a run with my friend that morning and so when we got back I had a bit of a …

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To ten tips to help your overweight child eat well

One third of UK children are overweight or obese bY the time they leave primary school. However we also know that there are 1.25 million people with an eating disorder some as young as 6 years old! We need to learn to talk about eating well without tri …

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National Picnic Month

Did you know that July is National Picnic Month? Why not take advantage of the lovely weather we have been having lately and pack yourself up a basket, grab a blanket and head off for a picnic. There are lots of healthy picnic recipe ideas on the inter …

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Men’s Health!

UK men, on average, consume less fruit and veg, eat more salt, drink more alcohol and smoke more, than Uk women. As a result of this 6 out of 10 men are overweight or obese! That’s 66.2%! Even more frightening, smoking is the single most avoidable caus …

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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK 2019: BY NUMBERS

Last week (10th – 16th June) was Men’s Health Week.  Men are supposedly obsessed with numbers but when it comes to our own health, there are quite a few we don’t know. Men’s Health Week 2019 takes up the challenge of correcting this. Men’s Health Forum …

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Portion sizes explained

I think one of the most commonly misinterpreted parts of UK dietary guidelines is portion sizes. As dietitians we generally take the stance that nothing is off limits assuming the portion and frequency is correct. Of course, this is in the context of h …

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UK dietary guidelines explained

Dietary guidelines explained Dietary guidelines is one topic everyone seems to have an opinion on. I mean we all eat right? As a result, UK dietary guidelines frequently come under scrutiny. On one hand, this is a good thing. This is what pushes eviden …

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Top Tips: May 2019

Variety! Try new things experiment with cooking styles. A good way to try new things is too see what is on offer in the supermarket fruit and veg fridges at the end of the day. These products are usually cheaper and there is less to choose from if you …

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HEALTHY EATING

Healthy eating gets some bad press!  You will be familiar with these remarks… “All you can eat is rabbit food”  “Everything nice is bad for you” We are made to feel like eating well requires being on a “diet” constantly thinking about food and never en …

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8 reasons you should be eating carbohydrates.

I know, I know, but carbohydrates increase blood glucose levels I hear you say. Well this post is for the carb haters out there. I’m going to explain why carbohydrate containing foods aren’t actually bad and how you can still include them in your diet. …

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