Feeding Kids

Top 3 tips for fussy eaters

If you are concerned about fussy eaters in your household, you're not alone. Estimates show that up to one in two children will go through a fussy eating period. It is quite common for young children to exert their independence and refuse certain foods. In addition, toddlers frequently change what their favourite food is. One… Continue reading Top 3 tips for fussy eaters

Non-Diet Approach

What to expect from a non-diet Dietitian

When you come to see me, a non-diet Dietitian, I am less concerned with your weight and more concerned with your biochemical markers like blood pressure, fasting sugars and blood fats. I am curious about your relationship with your body, and how this effects your food choices. The non-diet approach to weight concern has been… Continue reading What to expect from a non-diet Dietitian

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Non-Diet Approach

What is mindful eating?

Mindful eating involves eating with non-judgemental enjoyment, while incorporating all of our senses. The practice stems from Zen Buddhism and involves being present in the moment. It is a skill that you can apply at any meal, to help identify eating behaviours that no longer serve you. Such behaviours push you further away from tuning… Continue reading What is mindful eating?

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Nutrition Advice

Foods to eat when you’re pregnant

Pregnancy is a time of exceptional growth, change, development and sacrifice. The female body undergoes an enormous transformation while it focuses solely on, and prioritises the nourishment of the foetus. Ultimately, your baby is first in line for any nutrients. Therefore, the Mother is often lacking. Ensuring optimal nutrition is never more important than before,… Continue reading Foods to eat when you’re pregnant

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Gut Health

Coeliac Awareness Week March 13th – 20th, 2019

For those of you that know me personally, you will have heard all about my personal struggles with Coeliac disease. My path to a correct diagnosis was unnecessarily delayed. My Mother has Coeliac disease; after living Gluten Free for 8 years I feel I am qualified to offer advice on the topic. My journey stresses… Continue reading Coeliac Awareness Week March 13th – 20th, 2019