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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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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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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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Do Calories Matter?

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 22, 2017 | Category : Nutrition & Health, Weight Loss

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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Switch your Carbs to WHOLE GRAIN!

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

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 : Nutrition & Health, Weight Loss

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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