Tag Archives: "healthy eating"

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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World Health Day – 7 April 2019

“Health is a human right; everyone should have the information and services they need to take care of their own health and the health of their families.” WHO 2019 To learn more: World Health Day 2019

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Diabetes Resolution Trial with Dietwise

Dietwise has also been delivering a very low calorie meal replacement programme in Newcastle as part of an evidence based trial.  Dawn has been helping people who have Type II diabetes lose weight and reduce their medications for diabetes by restrictin …

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