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Tag: expert dietitian

Fluid: How much and what counts?

Posted on: 30th June 2015

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Fluid: How much and what counts? When it comes to fluid, there are many conflicting messages, as with other nutritional messages. How much should I drink? Do tea and coffee count? What about alcohol? How much? – If you look on the NHS Choices website for the official UK guidance, you will see the advice ...
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Homemade crisps

Posted on: 9th December 2014

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It’s no mystery that Brits love their crisps… but have you own tried making your own crisps from fruits and vegetables? If you love the crunchiness of crisps, but not the unhealthy factor, these are certainly worth a try. They’re very easy to make – simply slice your choice of fruit / veg thinly, put them on a baking tray ...
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How to make your mince pies healthier

Posted on: 2nd December 2014

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The countdown to Christmas has begun… now don’t get me wrong, I love a good mince pie. However, if like me you are partial to more than one, or they play a regular part in your December diet, then why not have a go at making your own mince pies with a healthier twist? Here are a few tips to ...
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Homemade Garlic Bread

Posted on: 10th November 2014

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Have you ever considered making your own garlic bread? Garlic bread is a tasty accompaniment to a meal, but due to the fact that it’s so easily available in shops, you have probably never considered making it yourself. Shop bought garlic bread is traditionally very high in calories, due to the amount of butter added. It is ...
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Carrot and Lentil Soup

Posted on: 19th October 2014

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I recently made this carrot and lentil soup as part of a cooking course I was running. The recipe has been adapted from a recipe I found on the First Steps Nutrition Trust website. Most of the participants had never cooked with lentils, let alone eaten them. Lentils are such a great source of protein, fibre, ...
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