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Category: Topical Nutrition Issues

5 tips to help you lose weight for Christmas (and after)

Posted on: 18th November 2014

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It’s the dreaded ‘C’ word – Christmas!! It’s just under six weeks until Christmas, and you may be wanting to have one last ‘push’ at losing weight in time for the day itself, or your work Christmas party. I am hoping this blog will give you some encouragement and advice on your quest… 1. Carbs are you friend! ...
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Spirulina – Super or Spoof?

Posted on: 8th July 2014

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Billed as being a super protein, what is ‘Spirulina’, and is it all it’s cracked up to be? Spirulina is a cyanobacterium (form of algae), which lives naturally in tropical and subtropical alkaline lakes with high concentrations of carbonate and bicarbonate. As well as being cultivated into dietary supplements for human consumption, it is also ...
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Fats Debate – Sorting the Truth from the Myths

Posted on: 13th June 2014

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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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How many portions of fruit and veg should I really be eating? 5-a-day or 7-a-day?

Posted on: 1st April 2014

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In the wake of today’s headlines saying we should all be eating a 7 a day to ‘keep death at bay’, how many portions should you really be having? We all know that eating fruit and vegetables is good for us – there’s no question about that. They contain a whole host of important nutrients, ...
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