Chef Nichola Whitehead

Nichola Whitehead

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Specialist Dietitian & Blogger

All Recipes and Posts by Nichola Whitehead

Getting Children to Eat 5 a Day!

By: | 2 Comments | On: May 12, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health

Earlier this year the media went crazy over a study that showed that eating ten portions of fruit and vegetables a day significantly reduced the risk of heart disease and cancer. The study showed that although eating 2.5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day is good, MORE is better,...

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Hemp Protein – The Benefits & 3 Smoothie Recipes

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 10, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health, Product Reviews

The other week Linwoods got in touch to see if I wanted to try out their new Hemp Protein+ range, and I of course said yes! This prompted me to look more into ‘plant-based’ diets, which has led me to writing this blog post which covers: What is a Plant-Based...

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Bariatric Surgery – Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 30, 2017 | Category : Weight Loss

Hello! So as some of you may know, I work as a bariatric dietitian both privately and for the NHS. I’ve worked in the area of bariatrics since 2013 (I qualified as a dietitian in 2009) and I absolutely love it; working with patients through their weight loss journey after...

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Healthy Baked Salmon Recipe

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 9, 2017 | Category : Nutrition, Recipes

Hey guys! So this Sunday I thought I would share with you a recipe that I make (almost!) every week. It uses salmon and I guarantee you that even non-fish-lovers will love this recipe! It’s super creamy, tastes amazing and would be perfect to serve on Easter Sunday or Monday...

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How to Cut down on Caffeine

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health, Product Reviews

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: | 1 Comment | On: March 1, 2017 | Category : Nutrition, Product Reviews, Recipes

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’.   UPDATE! The show was amazing...

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How to Beat Stress and Emotional Eating

By: | 4 Comments | On: February 26, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health, Weight Loss

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 : Weight Loss

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...

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Top 12 Nutrition & Diet Tips for 2017

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 4, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health, Weight Loss

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 : Nutrition, Recipes

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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