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Category: News

Superfoods or Super-hoax?

Posted on: 19th May 2015

When you hear the word ‘superfood’, foods like blueberries, goji berries and pomegranate may spring to mind. Various health claims exist around these so-called superfoods in the media, for example that acai berries have anti-ageing properties, or garlic lowers blood pressure. So what is a ‘superfood’ I hear you ask? Interestingly the term ‘superfood’ has ...
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Fats Debate – Sorting the Truth from the Myths

Posted on: 13th June 2014

In celebration of Dietitians Week, I am writing my second blog of the week – this time, all about the fats debate. Dietitians Week is all about raising awareness of the work Dietitians do and their unique skills. Dietitians are truly the gold standard when it comes to nutrition and nutritional advice. To read about ...
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Why I Trust a Dietitian

Posted on: 10th June 2014

In celebration of the first ever Dietitians Week, I have written this poem entitled “Why I trust a Dietitian”. It’s a bit of fun, but highights the importance of always checking your nutrition ‘experts” qualifications, as there are lots of ‘quacks’ about! Enjoy!   Why I Trust a Dietitian When it comes to nutrition ‘expert’, ...
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The truth about Fruit Juices and Smoothies

Posted on: 7th September 2013

Smoothies and fruit juices are often seen an alternative to eating fruit, especially for children who won’t eat fruit, as a ‘healthy option’ when going out for a drink or as an addition to a lunchbox. But are they really as healthy as they claim? The Guardian published an article today about the health risks of ...
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