Nutrition

Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

3rd December 2017 / Julie Thompson

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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 you to prepare. Entertaining guests can be

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Spinach containing recipes to make popeye proud!

16th October 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition, Recipes
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 baking powder ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda Carton

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Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness…

13th October 2017 / Sophie Medlin

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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 word and keep more boobs cancer-free!  Breast cancer is the

The 7 habits of highly nutritious parenting (and how to keep sane in the process)!

5th September 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
September always used to represent a new pencil case. Life seemed simpler then! Now it represents new beginnings for my family and lots of ‘new’ year’s resolutions for me. If we write stuff down and share it with others we’re more likely to achieve it, so here’s me doing exactly that and if it helps

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Dieting myths explained

19th July 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
‘Dieting’ tends to do the following: Raises your awareness of your eating habits. Makes you more aware of what you put in your mouth. Controls your portion size and makes you think more about it. Generally reduces the volume of processed foods where sugar and fat contents are unknown. Research into the most successful diet

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Sausage rolls are making the headlines but what’s behind the Gregg’s Minimise Me Plans

4th July 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
I was asked to create a short term weight loss plan for individuals on a mission to shift some pounds. The brief: to only use food from Gregg’s. Not a dietitian’s idea of an easy project but one I was keen to support for many reasons. 62% of people are overweight or obese in England

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Do you ‘do dairy’?

28th June 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
I’ve wanted to write this blog for a long time – dairy is a hot topic and everyone has a view on it whether they’re a scientist, an allergy sufferer or a supermodel. I always remember reading that supermodel Elle Macpherson doesn’t ‘do dairy’ – and that’s fine by me Elle by the way, if

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The Good Gut Guide: Intolerances, Coeliac Disease, Allergies, IBS it’s all here!

11th May 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
This week is Coeliac Awareness week. It has its own week because it is underdiagnosed. Perhaps this is because it involves the whole area of gut symptoms that we Brits aren’t great at talking about (such as wind, bloating, diarrhoea – delightful things like that). These symptoms can mean so many things and it can

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Behind the scenes of stress and how nutrition can help

19th April 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
April is Stress Awareness Month – a little ironic that my blog on this subject is being released mid- way through the month – perhaps a symptom of my own stress management and a need to heed my own words! Defined by psychologists as, ‘feelings of being overwhelmed with the demands placed upon us and

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Diet and Nutrition Strategies for the Busy Parent

31st March 2017 / Laura Clark

Nutrition
The Easter Holidays are upon us so I wanted to take this opportunity to share some thoughts and advice for busy parents. As women we’re often guilty of putting everyone’s needs above our own and I’ve seen many who would probably confess to the dog’s nutritional needs coming higher than their own in the priority

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