Weight Management

Food Unwrapped

5th June 2019 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Making another appearance on Food Unwrapped on Thursday 6 June 2019. Watch on Channel 4 at 8 pm The post Food Unwrapped appeared first on Mairi Huntly.

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The real truth about carbs

23rd July 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Are carbs fattening? Many people fear that eating carb-rich foods will make them gain weight, however, 1-gram of carbs provides 4 Kcals compared to 1-gram fat which provides 9kcals. Any food can cause weight gain if you eat too much of it. The important thing to remember is not all carbohydrates are equal. The best

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Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special

12th July 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Making my TV debut on Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special with Jimmy Doherty. The show will be airing on Channel 4 on Friday 13th July 2018 at 20:00.    The post Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special appeared first on Mairi Huntly.

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Healthy Chicken Noodle Salad

15th June 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
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10 Weight loss Tips for a healthier you

8th June 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Weigh yourself once a week at the same time of the day. Make sure your scales are accurate. If you weigh yourself more often, you are just weighing changes in fluid balance. Set yourself a realistic weight loss target. As a guide, you should aim for a 5% weight loss target in 3 months. For

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Menopause and diet

7th June 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Menopause, Weight Management
The menopause usually happens between the ages of 45-55 years. Changes that occur during the menopause Increase in blood pressure Increase in cholesterol levels Weakening of the bones Why? Caused due to falling oestrogen levels Early symptoms Weight gain Hot flushes Night sweats Irritability Poor concentration More frequent headaches Joint pain Irregular or heavy periods

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Are you getting enough Calcium?

2nd June 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Digestive Health, Nutritional Analysis, Weight Management
Why is calcium important Calcium is important for all ages for strong bones and teeth. However, I often find that my clients, family, and friends diets are low in calcium. What are the best sources of calcium? Dairy foods including milk, yoghurt and cheese provide the best sources of calcium. A portion is: 200ml milk

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Portion Distortion

30th May 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Eating for weight loss means more than just eating healthily. You need to consider the amount of food you eat and the food choices you make. In fact, many of us no longer know what makes a normal portion – a problem known as portion distortion. Top tips to regain control of your portion sizes:

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Reward success (not with food)

26th May 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
Giving yourself a reward when you meet your weight loss goals can help you stay motivated.   Frequent rewards Frequent, small rewards for meeting mini- goals are more effective than bigger rewards that require a long, hard effort. For example, it could be losing 1kg (2.2lbs) or achieving 10’000 step each day for a week. Before starting

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What to expect at your initial weight loss consultation with Mairi Huntly Private Dietitian

25th May 2018 / Catriona Huntly

Weight Management
The focus of my 3-month weight-loss programme is making permanent changes to your lifestyle rather than a ‘quick fix’ solution. Find your motivation to change During your initial consultation, I assess your motivation to change to ensure you are in the right mindset to make changes. No one else can make you lose weight, so

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