Tag Archives: "healthy eating"

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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Mama’s & Papa’s – Nutrition Advice

Dietwise has been busy last month, and this, advising mums-to-be in Mama’s and Papa’s Stores at Stockton and Gateshead.  Our new registered dietitian, April Haithwaite, has been available in store to answer questions and give advice regarding breast fe …

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NOSH Programme – Fun with Food!

The NOSH programme offers great family fun activities during the school holiday – with a bit of tasty food thrown in too! Families who attended the most recent events held at the Laurel Avenue Community Centre on the 18th and 19th February and at Giles …

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Eat Well – A Balanced Diet

In order to stay healthy and make sure that our bodies are getting all the nutrition they need, it is important to eat a variety of foods from each of the major food groups. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are broken down in the body to glucose. They prov …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Main Course

MAIN COURSE Sirloin Steak and spring onion mash with broccoli 2 pieces of steak 0.5kg of potatoes peeled and cut into chunks 1 tsp of vegetable oil 3 spring onions finely chopped 2 tbsp 1% fat milk 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped 125g broccoli florets 1 p …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Desserts

DESSERTS Lemon and Raspberry trifles 175g lower fat soft cheese 70g low-fat vanilla yogurt ½ lemon zest finely grated and 1 tbsp juice 125g frozen / fresh raspberries 4 sponge fingers broken into pieces   Beat the cheese with a wooden spoon until smoot …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Starters

STARTERS Baked Tortilla Chips with Salsa 2 Soft Whole-wheat flour tortillas 1 Large tomato finely chopped ½ Medium Red onions finely chopped ¼ Cucumber finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped ½ lime squeezed 1 pinch of ground black pepper   Pre-h …

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Mental Health Awareness – Time to Talk Day – 7 February 2019

Food for Good Mood key dietary tips to keep you feeling on top Eat regularly – avoid skipping meals and try to establish a pattern of eating to help avoid mood dips. Avoid too much sugar – reduce sugary drinks, sweets, cakes, biscuits and chocolate and …

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