Tag Archives: "Nutrition"

Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew

This delicious pumpkin dish is a massive hit with all the family… it serves 6 so you have plenty of leftovers for lunch. Admittedly the children pick the herby bits out but as I keep telling them that’s what creates the AMAZING flavours! They were surp …

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Sweetcorn Pancakes

Sweetcorn pancakes are such a hit in our household they make it onto the meal plan every week. I serve them with mozzarella or feta, salad such as tomatoes and pepper sticks and sometimes bacon (I choose the bacon without the nitrates). They are also g …

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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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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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