Tag Archives: "Nutrition"

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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International Happiness Day: How Does Food Affect Mood?

Food and mood are closely related. Whether you feel irritable because you haven’t eaten or you feel like you need to eat comfort food because you’ve had a hard day, the two things are difficult to separate. We have a couple of things going on here. On …

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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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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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On The Hob Cooking Demonstration – Starts 5th February – Book Now!

On the hob cooking demonstration open to all residents of Middlesbrough.  Over 19’s only. Book your place now by email to dawn@dietwise.co.uk.

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Do you have a problem with lactose?

The following script is based on an article I wrote for the Allergy & Free From show magazine last year. With some updates! What is lactose? Lactose is a sugar, for this sugar to be used by us, the walls of our lower digestive system produce a dige …

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Peppermint and IBS

Peppermint has a history of being used as a treatment for IBS. It is even used as a medication in a capsule that ensures it reaches the digestive tract where it is most useful. Peppermint, or more precisely menthol, relaxes smooth muscle and as our bow …

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Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

This is a spiced vegan pate starter – a really nice way to begin Christmas lunch. It is based Moroccan themed flavours and has lots of seasonal flavours to remind you of the traditional Christmas. Being very easy to make it will take no time at all for …

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Spinach containing recipes to make popeye proud!

Spinach pancakes I have adapted these from the Sainsbury’s website in my quest to get more fibre in!   Ingredients 2 cups  of flour (1 plain, 1 wholemeal flour) or 175g and do a mixture of flours for added health benefits 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp …

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Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness…

Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I have been asked by The Big Pink campaign to help to raise awareness! I thought I would summarise what we know about diet and breast cancer so that you can help to spread the wo …