Chef Nichola Whitehead

Nichola Whitehead

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Specialist Dietitian & Blogger

All Recipes and Posts by Nichola Whitehead

How to Cut down on Caffeine

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2017 | Category : Drink, Lifestyle, Reviews, Well Being

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Hey guys! This blog post (& video) is all about caffeine as well as my top tips on cutting down on it, so if you are a coffee addict like I used to be, carry on reading!   To give you a bit of a background to caffeine, it’s a natural...

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7 Recipes with 5 Ways Granola

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 1, 2017 | Category : Food, Reviews

Nutri-Brex 5 Ways Granola

Hello hello! So I have some really exciting news to tell you.. I’m going to be at the Allergy & Free From Show in Glasgow on March 11th with Nutri-Brex! I’ll be on stand D62 with Nutri-Brex demoing their amazing new ‘Nutri-Brex 5 Ways Granola’.   I’ve chosen to work with...

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How to Beat Stress and Emotional Eating

By: | 4 Comments | On: February 26, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Well Being

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If you find stress levels increasing, your eating patterns are likely to be affected. In the March/April edition of Superfood Magazine I discuss my top 10 tips on how to bring your emotions and stress back under control.   ******************************************************************************************************   Stress can play havoc with our eating patterns; it...

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Top 10 Weight Loss Mistakes!

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 12, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Well Being

Why you're not losing weight...

Today the Daily Mail featured an article that I wrote on the biggest weight loss mistakes that I see people making.. here they are below so you can avoid them too!! Remember, it’s not about diets, it’s about a way of life! Hope you enjoy it   1) EATING ‘LOW...

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Top 12 Nutrition & Diet Tips for 2017

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 4, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Baobab pesto salad dressing

Hey guys! So this week I was asked by a Journalist from The Daily Telegraph to share my top 10 (I gave them 12!) diet and nutrition tips .. these tips will help you to boost the nutrient content of your diet and make weight loss that little bit easier...

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Three Healthy Recipes with California Raisins

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 29, 2017 | Category : Carbs, Nutrition

Healthy curry recipe

Hello hello! So I hope that January is treating you well and that you’ve enjoyed my last two blog posts where I shared 3 healthy recipes using whole-grains and 2 healthy recipes using lamb. This week I wanted to carry on the theme of ‘healthy recipes’ but this time using...

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Do Calories Matter?

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 22, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Weight Loss, Well Being

Healthy Green Smoothie Recipe

Whilst calories are ‘king’ when it comes to weight loss, they are not the sole element of a healthy eating or weight loss plan. And although I promote being ‘calorie aware’ (it’s not necessary to calorie count!), it can detract from the bigger picture i.e. what you’re actually eating! This...

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Two Healthy Lamb Recipes for Mid-Week

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 15, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Well Being

Healthy Lamb Meatballs

Both myself and my fiancé are massive fans of lamb; we served lamb shoulder on Christmas day and have lamb mince/leg almost weekly. Lamb is super quick and easy to cook and as well as being delicious it’s also really versatile too.   Nutritionally, lamb has a lot to offer;...

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Switch your Carbs to WHOLE GRAIN!

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 8, 2017 | Category : Carbs, Nutrition

Whole grain benefits

If you’ve read my blog post all about carbohydrates then you’ll know that despite their sometimes ‘bad reputation’, carbohydrates are actually our preferred source of energy and can be a great source of fibre and other nutrients including the B vitamins. We get carbohydrates from starchy foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta, flour,...

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How to SUCCEED at your 2017 Goals!

By: | 6 Comments | On: January 1, 2017 | Category : Lifestyle, Weight Loss, Well Being

Happy-New-Year

Happy New Year!   Day one of the New Year usually bring one thing (in addition to finding the ultimate cure for a New Year’s Eve induced hangover!).. goal setting!   I love the start of a New Year as it not only means you can reflect on the year...

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